al b. sure!
First Album Released: 1988
Last Album Released: 2009
Popular 90's Song: Right Now
Albert Joseph Brown III is an American singer, songwriter, and record producer. He grew up in Leonia, New Jersey, and Mount Vernon, New York. During the late 1980s under the stage name Al B. Sure!, he enjoyed a brief run as one of new jack swing's most popular romantic singers and producers.
His debut album from 1988, In Effect Mode, sold more than two million copies, topping the Billboard R&B chart for seven straight weeks. The album included the single "Nite and Day," which topped the R&B chart and reached No. 7 on the Billboard Hot 100.
As a writer and producer, Brown introduced the multi-platinum group Jodeci and teen R&B performer Tevin Campbell, as well as Faith Evans, Dave Hollister, Case, and Usher to the music industry.