R&B singer who founded New Edition , the group known for songs like "My Prerogative," "Cool It Now," and "Mr. Telephone Man."
He sang in his church choir and founded New Edition at the age of nine.
He had a successful solo career, winning a Grammy Award and accruing several top ten hits, including "Girlfriend."
He had a daughter, Bobbi Kristina Brown , with the great Whitney Houston , whom he was married to from 1992 to 2007. He also has children named LaPrincia, Landon, Bobby Jr. and Cassius. In 2012, he married Alicia Etheredge.