Where Are They Now: Men of the 80’s, 90’s and 00’s was originally published on blackamericaweb.com
1. New EditionSource:P. Smith / All Action / Retna Ltd.
New Edition has made several appearances together. In 2005, the group preformed at BET’s 25th Anniversary Special singing hits such as “Mr. Telephone Man.” Since mid-August 2006 the group has been performing and touring, they currently have plans of scheduling their 30th anniversary tour.
2. Tevin CampbellSource:PRN / PRPhotos.com
Currently Tevin Campbell is planning a comeback. In 2010, Campbell made an appearance on The Mo’Nique Show where he revealed that he was considering on making a comeback in the following years.
3. TyreseSource:Aaron J. Thornton / PR Photos
Best known from his film “Baby Boy” and his appearances in the Fast and Furious series, Tyrese has successfully made the transition from R&B singer to actor. In early 2013, Tyrese confirmed that he is in a group with Ginuwine, and Tank on Atlantic Records. On April 10, 2013, Tyrese announced that he is working on a new album entitled “Black Rose,” expected to be released some time in 2014.
4. BabyfaceSource:PRN / PRPhotos.com
Today Babyface continues to write hit songs for artists such as Anthony Hamilton, the song “Pray For Me” was nominated for a Grammy in 2013.
5. El DebargeSource:Koi Sojer / PR Photos
In 2011, DeBarge began promoting his debut album “Second Chance” but had to cancel his public appearances due to a drug relapse. DeBarge has since returned and made an appearance at the 54th Grammy Awards in February. On May 11, 2013 El appeared in concert with Freddy Jackson, Charlie Wilson, and Jaheim at the Boardwalk Hall Atlantic City New Jersey.
6. Bobby BrownSource:Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP
Brown has recently reunited with New Edition after serving 55 days in jail and he has performed solo at the Gathering of Juggalos. Bobby Brown is still coping over the loss of his ex-wife Whitney Houston which whom he shares a daughter with.
7. Johnny GillSource:Quillard Inc
In July 2010, Notifi Records, based out of St. Louis, MO, signed Gill to a recording contract. On October 11, 2011, 16 years after recording his last solo album, he released his recent studio album Still Winning. off the single In “The Mood.”
8. Jagged EdgeSource:Vallery Jean/FilmMagic
In 2011 Jagged Edge released an album titled “The Remedy.” The first warm-up single from “The Remedy” is “Tip of My Tongue” featuring Slip ‘N Slide Records’ labelmate Trina and Gucci Mane. A second warm-up single, “Lay You Down”, was released before the “official” single titled “Baby”.