Bobby Jr.’s former stepmother, Houston, died in 2012 at age 48. The singer and actress drowned in a bathtub with several drugs, including cocaine, found in her system.
The cast of “Being Bobby Brown”: Back row, from left: Bobby Brown Sr., Whitney Houston and Tommy Brown. Front row, from left: Bobby Brown Jr., La’princia Brown, Bobby Brown and Bobbi Kristina Brown (Getty Images)
The elder Brown, 51, began his music career with the group New Edition, known for their songs “If It Isn’t Love” and “Can You Stand the Rain.” He eventually set out on his own and has released a number of solo studio albums.