Synopsis: From growing up in the housing projects of Roxbury, Massachusetts, through his rise to fame with New Edition and beyond, Bobby Brown shares his personal journey like never before in “Biography: Bobby Brown.” In exclusive interviews, the R&B icon unveils his struggles with substance abuse, his marriage to Whitney Houston, the devastating loss of Houston and his two children and his life as a devoted father and husband to Alicia Etheredge-Brown. Confronting his very personal yet very public struggles, Brown recounts what it was like to become a music phenomenon at such a young age in this tell-all documentary.
In an effort to come to terms with his tumultuous past, Bobby, for the very first time, visits the gravesite of Whitney Houston and daughter Bobbi Kristina and holds a deeply moving tribute in honor of Bobby Junior. The documentary includes interviews with Usher, Jermaine Dupri, Keith Sweat, Babyface, New Edition’s Ricky Bell, Michael Bivins, Ronnie DeVoe and Johnny Gill, as well as his family, friends and those who experienced this journey with him.
PART 1 Air Date 5/30/22: “Birth and Rebirth”: The definitive documentary on R&B legend Bobby Brown chronicles his life from the Orchard Park housing projects of Roxbury, Massachusetts through his rise to fame with New Edition and beyond.
PART 2 Air Date 5/30/22: “Doing It The Bobby Brown Way”: Brown reflects on his rise to stardom with revealing personal stories about becoming a pop culture icon and R&B’s #1 “Bad Boy.” Bobby meets his match when he falls in love with singing sensation Whitney Houston and gives an inside look at their family and tumultuous relationship.
PART 3 Air Date 5/31/22: “Passion and Pain”: Bobby Brown shares never-before-heard stories about his passionate relationship with Whitney Houston and their drug-fueled spiral downward. Bobby’s children give an inside look at what it was like to have Whitney as a stepmom.
PART 4 Air Date 5/31/22: “Lost and Found”: Bobby Brown struggles with his sobriety after the shocking deaths of two of his children. He reveals how his new marriage and family with Alicia Etheredge-Brown saved his life and give him hope for the future.
Total Duration Approximately THREE HOURS
J. Mac (verified owner) –
If you think you know everything about Bobby Brown as well as his history with New Edition you should definitely watch this documentary. You might find that he’s a little more sensitive and complex than you thought. MVR has of course professionally edited out ALL the commercials so there’s no fat on this 2 disc set. Audio and video quality are outstanding, just what you’d expect from MVR.