Some singers are as renowned for their lives' controversies as they are for their musical prowess. Such was the case of Bobby DeBarge, a well-known singer who was born in the s and who passed on in Bobby burst into the limelight as the lead singer of Motown group Switch. Besides singing, Bobby served as a co-producer and mentor for the other DeBarge brothers. His musical career was marred by numerous personal problems ranging from drug trafficking charges to substance abuse. How old was Bobby DeBarge when he passed on? He was 39 years old. The singer was born on March 5, , in Detroit, Michigan, and he died on August 16, His parents were Robert DeBarge Sr. The DeBarge family relocated to Grand Rapids in the s, after which Bobby began performing as part of various local bands.
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Lloyd, who released his fifth studio album Tru last August, talks more about his first foray into acting, having Donald Glover as a performing arts school classmate and learning how to not block your dreams below. Russ then said he had another role for me, that of Gregory Williams. But I was very ignorant, growing up thinking that El DeBarge was the father of the falsetto when it was Bobby on that song. He played multiple instruments; wrote and produced multiple hits. That would have been great. So I tried to channel back to that time when it was important to me that N-Toon, this group of talented people, stay together. Gregory would butt heads with Bobby about missing rehearsals, arriving late to shows and not treating things seriously. Outside of my children, my biggest love is music.
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For those of you who might not know how he started and did not live through his tumultuous rise and fall, we help fill in some of the gaps for you. Bobby DeBarge was the oldest male of the DeBarge children, born to Robert and Etterlene DeBarge over the course of their marriage, which lasted 21 years. Etterlene Louise was a gospel singer who really pushed her children and helped them hone their talent. She is also the author of Other Side of the Pain, which highlighted many of the family issues and put a spotlight on the abuse.