About the Author: Bobby Brown, one of the brightest R& B/Pop stars of the late '80s and early '90s, was born February 5, 1969 in Boston. He began singing with Roxbury schoolmates in 1978 and developed the multi-platinum singing group, 'New Edition.' After years of teen stardom and #1 hits with New Edition, Brown longed to move on to an adult solo career. He released his debut solo album, King of Stage in 1987. His follow-up solo album, Don't Be Cruel topped the charts, selling over 7 million albums and spawned over 5 top ten hits, making him a Grammy Award winning mega star.About the Co-Author: Derrick Handspike, a long time friend of Bobby's is the author of Power of Love: The Andre Rison Story That Remember's The Late Lisa ""Left-Eye"" Lopes. He is the CEO of Down South Entertainment Empire, and EntertainmentRwe.com, an internet company where future stars get plugged in and the business world of entertainment meet.He also co-owns the film and record company, Xtra Point, with Rick Stephenson. Derrick resides in Atlanta Georgia.