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Born: February 5, 1969 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Roxbury, Massachusetts, USA Profession: Music ...
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1978:
Began singing with Roxbury schoolmates Michael Bivins and Ricky Bell, which later developed into "New Edition"
:
Discovered by producer Maurice Starr who signed them to his label and co-authored their debut hit, "Candy Girl," which helped get New Edition a deal with MCA
1986:
Left New Edition to become a solo artist
1987:
Released debut solo album, <i>King of Stage</i>
1988:
Released second album, <i>Don't Be Cruel</i>, which sold 7 million copies, producing the smash single "My Prerogative"
1990:
Provide the theme song for "Ghostbusters II," the smash hit "On Our Own"; also had a cameo in the film
1990:
Released an album of remixes <i>Dance! ... Ya Know It!</i>, which went platinum
1992:
Third solo album <i>Bobby</i> was released to moderate success
1996:
Briefly reunited with New Edition whose comeback album, <i>Home Again</i> entered the charts at number one
1996:
Cast in "A Thin Line Between Love and Hate," a comedy written, directed and starring Martin Lawrence
1997:
Released fourth solo album, <i>Forever</i>, a commercial disappointment which failed to break the Top 50
2000:
Released his <i>Greatest Hits</i> album
2001:
Had a small role in the comedy "Two Can Play That Game," starring Vivica A. Fox and Anthony Anderson
2002:
Heard on Ja Rule's <i>The Last Temptation</i>, on the track "Thug Lovin'"
2003:
Performed on VH1's "Divas Duets"
2005:
Starred in the reality television show "Being Bobby Brown," (Bravo) which featured Brown, Whitney Houston, and their extended family over the course of six months

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