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Al B. Sure! (born Albert Brown in 1969 in Boston, Massachusetts). He grew up in Mount Vernon, New York and during the late '80s, Al B. Sure! enjoyed a brief run as one of New jack swing's most popular romantic singers and producers. 1969 (MCMLXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday For other uses, see Number 1969. ... Nickname: City on a Hill, Beantown, The Hub (of the Solar System), Athens of America Motto: Official website: www. ... Mount Vernon is a city located in Westchester County, New York, immediately north of New York Citys The Bronx. ... The 1980s decade refers to the years from 1980 to 1989, inclusive. ... New jack swing is a hybrid style of rhythm and blues (R&B) combined with hip hop, popular from the late 1980s to early/mid-1990s. ... In the music industry, a record producer (or music producer) has many roles, among them controlling the recording sessions, coaching and guiding the performers, and supervising the recording, mixing and mastering processes. ...


Al's debut album "In Effect Mode" sold more than two million copies launching the double platinum-plus LP to the top of the Billboard charts at the #1 position (R&B) for seven straight weeks. In 1987, Quincy Jones selected Al as the first winner of the "Sony Innovators" Talent Search in a blindfold contest. Subsequently, Al would go on to work with Quincy on several projects; most notable, the platinum single "Secret Garden" from the album "Back on the Block", a double platinum CD. Accompanying Al on this quartet were Barry White, El DeBarge, and James Ingram. An example of a Billboard Magazine. ... 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Quincy Jones on the cover of Back on the Block album (1989). ... Barry White Barry Eugene White (September 12, 1944 – July 4, 2003) was an American record producer and singer responsible for the creation of numerous hit soul and disco songs. ... El DeBarge Eldra El DeBarge (born June 4, 1961 in Grand Rapids, Michigan) was an African-American/French R&B and soul singer, the older brother of singers James and Chico DeBarge and the focal point and lead singer of the DeBarge family group throughout the early 1980s. ... James Ingram (*February 16, 1956, Akron, Ohio, USA) is an American soul musician, famous for his vocal performance. ...


Al B Sure! received numerous Grammy nominations, American Music Award nominations as well as an AMA for "Best New R&B Artist", several Soul Train Award nominations and STA for Best New Artist, several New York Music Awards, over Thirty-Five ASCAP Awards for writing and composition performance. In addition Al's "900" phone line was third in generating revenue following the teen phenomenon, boy band New Kids on the Block and Russell Simmons unprecedented discovery and rap music's hip-hop legends, Run-DMC. Grammy Award statuette The Grammy Awards, presented by the Recording Academy (an association of Americans professionally involved in the recorded music industry) for outstanding achievements in the recording industry, is one of four major music awards shows held annually in the United States (the Billboard Music Awards, the American Music... The American Music Awards show is one of four annual major US music awards shows (the others being the Billboard Music Awards, the Grammy Awards, and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony). ... Soul Train is a long-running American music-related syndicated television program. ... The American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP) is an organization known as a collecting society that protects intellectual property, ensuring that music which is broadcast, commercially recorded, or otherwise used for profit, pays a fee to compensate the creators of that music. ... New Kids On The Block was a successful boy band of the late 1980s and early 1990s. ... Entrepreneur Russell Simmons aka Rush born (October 4, 1957) in Queens, NY, is the co-founder, with Rick Rubin, of the pioneering hip-hop label Def Jam, and is also founder of another label, Russell Simmons Music Group. ... Run-DMC is a famous hip hop crew founded by Jason Mizell (Jam Master Jay) and includes Joseph Run Simmons and Darryl DMC McDaniels, all from Hollis, Queens. ...


In 2000, ABS Entertainment's launched the television development division of "ABS" by co-executive producing the HBO Comedy Special with Jamie Foxx filmed at the Paramount Theater in Oakland, California. Al participation in the "Bless The Children Foundation" celebrity auction along with Oakland Raider's, Charles Woodson and Anthony Dorsette. Al was presented with the key to the city of Oakland from Mayor Laurence E. Reid's for his participation through "ABS Ken-Struk-Shen" in refurbishing the magnificent and historical city of Oakland, making October 19th "Al B Sure! day" in Oakland, California. Currently Al has teamed up with ABCRN radio mogul and executive vice president, Darryl Brown in addition to his "Power House", syndication team of experienced radio executives; Edward Pearson, Hector Hannabal & Vern Catron, launched a new, nighttime, celebrity intense, romantic radio show, titled "The Secret Garden" hosted by Al B. Sure! Al's vision for "The Secret Garden Xperience" is a journey into the souls of the listener, supplying non-stop, blazing hot, romantic, current and classic music, taking the captive audience wherever they desire to travel, as well as introduce them to the "Inside" of the their favorite celebrity through intriguing yet stimulating conversation(reminiscent of NYC's legendary radio personalities, Vaughn Harper and Frankie Crocker). Weekly visits from celebrity guests and intriguing personalities from every genre of the music, sports, television and the film industries. This article is about the year 2000. ... HBO logo HBO (Home Box Office) is a premium cable television network. ... Jamie Foxx (born Eric Marlon Bishop on December 13, 1967 in Terrell, Texas) is an American Academy Award winning actor, Grammy Award nominated multi-platinum selling R&B singer, and comedian. ... Paramount Theater is an Art Deco movie theater located in downtown Oakland, California, designed by architect Timothy L. Pflueger, who also designed San Franciscos Castro Theatre. ... Nickname: Oaktown, Biggity Biggity O, The Town Motto: Official website: www. ... Conference AFC Division West Year Founded 1960 Home Field McAfee Coliseum City Oakland, California Team Colors Silver and Black Head Coach Norv Turner League Championships (4) AFL Champions: 1967 Super Bowl: 1976 (XI), 1980 (XV), 1983 (XVIII) Conference Championships (4) AFC: 1976, 1980, 1983, 2002 Division Championships (15) AFL West... Charles Woodson (born on October 7, 1976 in Fremont, Ohio) is an American football cornerback for the NFLs Oakland Raiders franchise has been named to the American Football Conferences Pro Bowl team in 1999 – 2001. ...


As a writer & producer, Al has generated some of todays most inspired and innovative music, including his music industry introduction of the multi-platinum group Jodeci. Al's introduction of Jodeci and production on their multi-platinum debut launched Al B Sure! as one of the premier and decorative producer/songwriters in the history of the music business. Al's outstanding ability for discovering and identifying unique, natural talent himself led him to a young, beautiful, church-attending songstress who Al instantaneously employed as his demo, production singer after hearing her instrument-like vocal chords. Nicknamed "The Dr."; she is currently known as Bad Boy's First Lady, multi-platinum recording artist Faith Evans. Al B's production team also launched the likes of Dave Hollister, Case Woodard, and Usher Raymond, to name a few. Jodeci was an American musical group, active from 1990 to 1996, whose repertoire included R&B, soul music, and new jack swing. ... Sean John Combs (born November 4, 1969 aka P. Diddy, Puff Daddy, Sean Puffy Combs) is an African-American record producer, CEO, and rapper. ... First Lady is an unoffical term that is applied to the female spouse of an elected male head of state or head of government. ... Faith Renee Evans (born June 10, 1973 in Lakeland, Florida) is a Grammy Award-winning R&B singer/songwriter. ... Dave Hollister is an African-American R&B singer. ... Usher (born Usher Jamie Raymond, IV on October 14, 1978 in Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States) is an African-American singer and actor. ...


Al co-starred with Martin Lawrence in a pilot entitled Private Times, directed by the late George Jackson, Doug McHenry and Stan Lathan. The cast included ER's Michael Michelle and The Five Heartbeats Michael Wright. Al's various talk show appearances include The Oprah Winfrey Show, David Letterman, Jay Leno, Good Morning America, Arsenio Hall, Rolanda, Phil Donahue, NBC's Live at 5, and Good Morning Los Angeles. Al's television and acting performances include The Apollo Theatre, BET, Soul Train & Soul Train Awards, The Grammy's, The American Music Awards, "Will Smith's" Fresh Prince of Bel Air, "Quincy Jones'" Back on the Block movie/documentary & ABC's Magic Johnson Special from Hawaii. Al also assisted MTV Networks in launching its first R&B dedicated show on the Network by hosting "MTV Jams". Martin Lawrence Martin Lawrence (born April 16, 1965) is an American actor, comedian, director and producer. ... George Jackson is film director and producer. ... Doug McHenry is a film director and producer. ... Stan Lathan is an African-American television director, notably of The Steve Harvey Show for the WB. He is the father of actress, Sanaa Lathan. ... Look up ER on Wiktionary, the free dictionary ER or er may stand for: Er (biblical figure), the eldest son of Judah. ... The Five Heartbeats is a 1991 film produced and directed by Robert Townsend, who also stars in the film with Leon, Harry J. Lennix, Tico Wells, Michael Wright, Harold Nicholas of The Nicholas Brothers, and Diahann Carroll. ... Michael Wright (b. ... This article is in need of attention from an expert on the subject. ... David Michael Letterman (born April 12, 1947) is an American late night talk show host, comedian, and television producer. ... Jay Leno Jay Leno (born April 28, 1950) is an American comedian of Italian and Scottish extraction who is best known as the host of the long-running NBC television variety and talk show The Tonight Show. ... Good Morning America or GMA is the weekday morning news talk show of the American Broadcasting Company television network (ABC). ... Arsenio Hall (born February 12, 1955) is an American comedian, talk show host, and actor. ... Phil Donahue Phillip John Donahue (born December 21, 1935 in Cleveland, Ohio) is the creator and star of The Phil Donahue Show (a k a Donahue) (1967—1996), the first of the syndicated talk shows where the host walks through the audience to let audience members make comments and ask... Black Entertainment Television (BET for short) is the first television network geared towards African-Americans. ... Spoiler warning: The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air was a television sitcom which aired on NBC from 1990 to 1996. ...


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One Hit Wonder Central - Forum - Al B Sure (597 words)
For Al B Sure, I guess his singing days of the NE Heartbreak Tour are long gone.
AL B is doing really well and has got a lot on his plate for the future and his fans.
AL B is one of the most humble and kind souls out there.
Al B. Sure!: Information from Answers.com (1104 words)
Al B. Sure (born Albert Brown on June 4,1969 in Boston, Massachusetts) is an American singer, songwriter, and producer.
Al's debut album "In Effect Mode" sold more than two million copies launching the double platinum-plus LP to the top of the Billboard charts at the #1 position (RandB) for seven straight weeks.
Al B Sure has a son, Albert Brown IV, a son Quincy with Kim Porter and a son by a woman, thought to be named Tanya in Atlanta.
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