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Bobby Brown

Bobby Brown
Born: Feb 5, 1969 in Boston, MA
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Genre: Other, Pop/Rock, R&B, Rap
Biography: One of the brightest R&B stars of the late '80s and early '90s, Bobby Brown was the performer who popularized new jack swing, a blend of classic soul, synth-funk, and hip-hop rhythms that often featured rap breaks in between the conventionally melodic verses and choruses. Guy's Teddy Riley may have been ...Read full biography
Don't Be Cruel
Released: 1988
Label: Geffen
Critics' Rating:
Don't Be Cruel was to Bobby Brown what Control was to Janet Jackson -- a tougher, more aggressive project that shed his "bubblegum" image altogether and brought him to a new artistic and commercial plateau. ...Read full review
King of Stage
Released: 1987
Label: Universal Special Products
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Bobby Brown's style was still fairly close to that of his comrades in New Edition when he recorded his first solo effort, King of Stage -- an album giving little indication of the hard-edged, aggressive ...Read full review
Rep: Whitney Houston's daughter gets married
Jan 10, 5:41 PM EST
Rep: Whitney Houston's daughter, Bobbi Kristina Brown, marries friend Nick Gordon