History Music / BobbyBrown

22nd Feb '17 6:22:16 PM AfroThunder
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* TraumaticHaircut: If the scene shown in''The New Edition Story'' is to be believed, Bobby's famous "Gumby" haircut happened totally by accident. Apparently, during the filming of "Every Little Step"'s music video, Bobby's barber, who was too busy flirting with the girls at the shoot, accidentally cut a chunk of his flat top off at an angle. Bobby was pissed, but he only had a few minutes before the shoot was supposed to start, so his DJ hastily cut the rest of his flat top to match the slanted piece.

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* TraumaticHaircut: If the scene shown in''The New Edition Story'' is to be believed, Bobby's famous "Gumby" haircut happened totally by accident. Apparently, during the filming of "Every Little Step"'s music video, Bobby's barber, who was too busy flirting with the girls at the shoot, accidentally cut a chunk of his flat top off at an angle. Bobby was pissed, but he only had a few minutes before the shoot was supposed to start, so his DJ barber hastily cut the rest of his flat top to match the slanted piece.
22nd Feb '17 5:46:00 PM mkmckoy
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->''"I'm the good, the bad, and the ugly of New Edition."''
-->-- '''Bobby Brown''', ''[[Music/NewEdition The New Edition Story]]''



->''"I'm the good, the bad, and the ugly of New Edition."''
-->-- '''Bobby Brown''', ''[[Music/NewEdition The New Edition Story]]''
22nd Feb '17 4:59:44 PM AfroThunder
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* ''Smoke'' (TBA)


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* TraumaticHaircut: If the scene shown in''The New Edition Story'' is to be believed, Bobby's famous "Gumby" haircut happened totally by accident. Apparently, during the filming of "Every Little Step"'s music video, Bobby's barber, who was too busy flirting with the girls at the shoot, accidentally cut a chunk of his flat top off at an angle. Bobby was pissed, but he only had a few minutes before the shoot was supposed to start, so his DJ hastily cut the rest of his flat top to match the slanted piece.
22nd Feb '17 12:59:02 PM mkmckoy
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->''"I'm the good, the bad, and the ugly of New Edition."''
-->-- '''Bobby Brown''', ''[[Music/NewEdition The New Edition Story]]''
9th Nov '16 3:20:48 PM AfroThunder
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* CaptainErsatz: Boggy from VideoGame/GlobalChampion is largely based off of him, minus the attitude and singing.
8th Nov '16 6:35:58 PM AfroThunder
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* "The Freestyle Megamix/Every Little Hit Mix"

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* "The Freestyle Megamix/Every Little Hit Mix"Mix"[[note]] The former is a Main/{{Europop}} flavored megamix released exclusively in Europe/UK, while the latter retains the new jack swing and was released in the US and Australia.[[/note]]



* "Word To The Mutha!" (A Bel Biv [=DeVoe=] release. Also the first song to reunite all the original New Editon members since 1986)

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* "Word To The Mutha!" (A Bel Bell Biv [=DeVoe=] release. Also the first song to reunite all the original New Editon members since 1986)
19th May '16 1:11:34 PM erforce
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Brown laid low for a better part of a year working on what eventually became ''Don't Be Cruel''. Working with storied hitmakers such as [=LaFace=], and Teddy Riley, the album adopted the sound of a new style of R&B: NewJackSwing. Released on June 20, 1988 (directly competing with New Edition's ''Heart Break'', which was released ''the very same day'', no less), the album proved to be Brown's breakthrough. It peaked at number one on both the Billboard pop and R&B charts for six and eleven non-consecutive weeks, respectively,[[note]] ''Don't Be Cruel'' had it's pop chart streak temporarily interrupted by Music/GunsNRoses' ''Appitite For Destruction'' in February 1989, before they knocked it off the top spot for good in March alongside Debbie Gibson's ''Electric Youth'', and the album popped in and out of the R&B chart's top spot multiple times, directly competing with releases from Freddie Jackson, Music/PublicEnemy and Music/MCHammer.[[/note]] and spawned five Top Ten pop hits, including the number-one single "My Prerogative". Brown was nominated for numerous American Music Awards, Grammys and Soul Train Awards, and was also featured in ''[[{{Franchise/Ghostbusters}} Ghostbusters II]]'' and it's soundtrack, giving him a sixth pop hit with "On Our Own", which was only stopped from reaching number-one by {{Music/Prince}}'s "[[{{Film/Batman}} Batdance]]" and Music/RichardMarx's "Right Here". In between all of this, Brown embarked on 120 day would tour to promote his album. he quickly gained a reputation as R&B's resident bad boy, as he often simulated performing sexual acts during his live shows, which often got him in trouble with police.

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Brown laid low for a better part of a year working on what eventually became ''Don't Be Cruel''. Working with storied hitmakers such as [=LaFace=], and Teddy Riley, the album adopted the sound of a new style of R&B: NewJackSwing. Released on June 20, 1988 (directly competing with New Edition's ''Heart Break'', which was released ''the very same day'', no less), the album proved to be Brown's breakthrough. It peaked at number one on both the Billboard pop and R&B charts for six and eleven non-consecutive weeks, respectively,[[note]] ''Don't Be Cruel'' had it's pop chart streak temporarily interrupted by Music/GunsNRoses' ''Appitite For Destruction'' in February 1989, before they knocked it off the top spot for good in March alongside Debbie Gibson's ''Electric Youth'', and the album popped in and out of the R&B chart's top spot multiple times, directly competing with releases from Freddie Jackson, Music/PublicEnemy and Music/MCHammer.[[/note]] and spawned five Top Ten pop hits, including the number-one single "My Prerogative". Brown was nominated for numerous American Music Awards, Grammys and Soul Train Awards, and was also featured in ''[[{{Franchise/Ghostbusters}} Ghostbusters II]]'' ''Film/GhostbustersII'' and it's soundtrack, giving him a sixth pop hit with "On Our Own", which was only stopped from reaching number-one by {{Music/Prince}}'s "[[{{Film/Batman}} Batdance]]" and Music/RichardMarx's "Right Here". In between all of this, Brown embarked on 120 day would tour to promote his album. he quickly gained a reputation as R&B's resident bad boy, as he often simulated performing sexual acts during his live shows, which often got him in trouble with police.



** ''Dance! ...Ya Know It!'' (1989, a remix album featuring hits from ''Don't Be Cruel'' and ''King Of Stage'' plus the ''Ghostbusters II'' single "On Our Own")

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** ''Dance! ...Ya Know It!'' (1989, a remix album featuring hits from ''Don't Be Cruel'' and ''King Of Stage'' plus the ''Ghostbusters II'' ''Film/GhostbustersII'' single "On Our Own")



* "[[{{Franchise/Ghostbusters}} On Our Own]]"

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* "[[{{Franchise/Ghostbusters}} "[[Film/GhostbustersII On Our Own]]"



** He also had a minor role in ''GhostbustersII'' as the Mayor's doorman.

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** He also had a minor role in ''GhostbustersII'' ''Film/GhostbustersII'' as the Mayor's doorman.
21st Apr '16 9:27:27 PM AfroThunder
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** ''Dance! ...Ya Know It!'' (1989, a remix album featuring hits from ''Don't Be Cruel'' and ''King Of Stage'' plus the ''Ghostbusters II'' single "On Our Own"

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** ''Dance! ...Ya Know It!'' (1989, a remix album featuring hits from ''Don't Be Cruel'' and ''King Of Stage'' plus the ''Ghostbusters II'' single "On Our Own"Own")



** ''Remixes In The Key Of B'' (1993, A remix album featuring tracks from ''Bobby'', plus some new songs and a ''Every Little Hit'' megamix of ''Don't Be Cruel'''s singles.

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** ''Remixes In The Key Of B'' (1993, A remix album featuring tracks from ''Bobby'', plus some new songs and a ''Every Little Hit'' megamix of ''Don't Be Cruel'''s singles.)
20th Apr '16 10:23:23 AM AfroThunder
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* Epic Rocking:

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* Epic Rocking:EpicRocking:
19th Apr '16 10:07:20 PM AfroThunder
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* RedBaron: "King Of Stage" Whitney Huston had also dubbed him the "Prince of R&B" and many fans know him as the "King Of New Jack Swing", a title he shares with Teddy Riley.

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* RedBaron: "King Of Stage" Stage". Whitney Huston had also dubbed him the "Prince of R&B" and many fans know him as the "King Of New Jack Swing", a title he shares with Teddy Riley.
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