Albert Joseph Brown III, better known as Al B Sure, is a successful American singer-songwriter, radio host, and record producer.
During the late 1980s and early 1990s, he also became one of the most prominent romantic vocalists in the new jack swing era. The Grammy Awards have nominated the R&B record producer three times.
Furthermore, the singer was in a relationship with Kim Porter, a late model, and actress who was found deceased at her Los Angeles home in November 2018. According to TMZ, she died of pneumonia, although the specific reason for her death is yet unknown.
He also paid a moving homage to their actor son Quincy Brown’s mother. Albert also posted an emotional Instagram post claiming Kim was a murderer.
Al B Sure Illness
Al B. Sure has revealed that he has been suffering from a variety of health issues and was informed he only had four to six months to live.
On Instagram, the “Night and Day” singer gave a health update, which included a video of a doctor removing drainage tubes from his swelling abdomen.
The 52-year-old artist remained tight-lipped about the nature of the problem. Now that he’s recovered, he’s thanked supporters for their prayers and the doctor for saving his life.
“I appreciate the love, light, and prayers to get me through 2020.” “I love you more than you’ll ever know,” he said in the caption. “Thank you, Dr. Rosenberg, for allowing me to spend a few more years with my family.”
It was eye-opening and mind-boggling to learn that I only had 4 to 6 months remaining if I didn’t repair myself.”
The musician, songwriter, producer, and radio DJ shared a photo of himself in a medical gown on Instagram in October.
He tweeted, “As promised, I’m sharing another piece of my #AlBSureMedical adventure with you via this image.” “I’ve never appreciated a simple act like sitting up in a chair.”
He also made fun of those in his life who didn’t bother to check in on him.
“On the other hand, I’d want to thank everyone #thatiUsedtoknow who didn’t have time or couldn’t be bothered to reach out and see whether I was still alive or had checked out” (NY term for ghost).
He wrote, “include family members.” “Don’t worry, it’s always a good time to #SpringClean and reduces my already limited circle of friends to a much smaller dot.”
The musician, whose real name is Albert Joseph Brown III, also said that he had surgery and was being treated for gallbladder issues.
“After major surgery and following all protocol, there was a very fascinating discovery relating to my condition outside of only my #Gallbladder and obstruction,” he explained, adding that he was COVID-19-free.
Quincy Jones chose Al B. Sure as the winner of a talent competition in the 1980s.
With the publication of his debut album, “In Effect Mode,” in 1988, he became a household figure. The album went on to sell more than three million copies and to the top of the Billboard R&B chart.
Al B Sure’s Biography, Family, and Career
Albert Joseph Brown III was born on June 4, 1968, in Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America. He is the son of nuclear medical technician Albert Joseph Brown II and bookkeeper Cassandra Brown.
In New York, he went to Mount Vernon High School. He was a star quarterback in high school. He was offered an athletic scholarship to the University of Iowa, but he turned it down in order to pursue a career in music.
Quincy Jones, a musician, chose him as the inaugural winner of the Sony Innovators Talent Search. He continued working with Jones after that, and his platinum 1990 hit ‘The Secret Garden’ from Jones’ double-platinum-certified album ‘Back on the Block’ made him famous.
In 1988, he made his breakthrough with the album ‘In Effect Mode,’ which went on to sell over three million copies. He received multiple Grammy and American Music Award nominations for the song.
He also received the American Music Award for Best New R&B Artist and the Soul Train Award for Best New Artist.
He made his acting debut in the television pilot “Private Times.” He went on to appear on talk shows such as “The Oprah Winfrey Show,” “Late Night with David Letterman,” and “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” among others.
He’s also performed at the Grammys and the American Music Awards, and he’s hosted MTV Jams. ABS Entertainment is the company he runs.
He was also a co-executive producer for an HBO comedy special. He collaborated with ABC Radio Network to create and host ‘The Secret Garden,’ a midnight romantic theme musical program.
Al B Sure’s Girlfriend & Personal Life
In terms of his personal life and relationship, he is now dating Karyn White. She is an American singer who is best known for popular tunes such as “Superwoman” and “Secret Rendezvous.”
The couple has been together since 2012 and has kept their private lives hidden from the public eye. He had previously married Rolonda Watts, an American actress, novelist, motivational speaker, and host. Their marriage did not last long, and they eventually divorced.
He also had a great connection with actress and model Kim Porter, whom he married. Kim’s ex-boyfriend Sean Combs ‘Diddy’ raised their kid Quincy Brown as his own.
Albert Brown IV and Devin are two of his other sons. Albert goes by the stage name Lil’ B. Sure, while Devin is a music producer and hip-hop artist who goes by the moniker Devin Loud.