- Name: Bobby Brown
- Born: 02/05/1969 (51 years old)
- Occupation: Singer, songwriter, rapper, dancer, actor
Robert Barisford Brown (born February 5, 1969) is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, dancer and actor. Brown, alongside frequent collaborator Teddy Riley, is noted as a pioneer of new jack swing; a fusion of hip hop and R&B. Brown started his career in the R&B and pop group New Edition, from its inception in 1981 until his exit from the group in December 1985.
Birth Name: Robert Barisford Brown
Alias: , Flash B.
Genre: R&B, hip hop, dance, pop, soul, new jack swing
Birth Place: Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.