For several years from the late 1980s to the early 1990s, he was one of the most popular entertainers alive, a young man many hailed as the second coming of Michael Jackson.Nevertheless, today Brown's name may be more closely associated with drugs and his troubled relationship with Whitney Houston than with his music.
At the age of 12, he formed a group with his friends Ricky Bell, Michael Bivins, Ralph Tresvant and Ronnie De Voe.Telephone Man." However, despite the enormous success of their music, the members of New Edition still only received the small salary stipulated in their exploitative contract with MCA."The most I saw for all the tours and all of the records we sold was 0 and a VCR," Brown said.Though she was born with just partial hearing loss, she’s lost nearly all of her hearing in that particular ear over the course of her life. Born in Boston in 1969, singer Bobby Brown became famous in the 1980s and early 1990s for hits including "Don't Be Cruel" and "Humpin' Around." His musical fame, however, became eclipsed in the late 1990s by his troubled marriage to pop star Whitney Houston, who he eventually divorced in 2007.
A year later, Brown got into an altercation with an acquaintance who pulled a knife and slashed his shoulder.