Eldra Patrick "El" DeBarge is an American singer-songwriter, musician and producer. He was the focal point and primary lead singer of the family group DeBarge. Popular songs led by El DeBarge include "Time Will Reveal", "Stay with Me", "All This Love", and "Rhythm of the Night". As a solo artist, he is best known for his unique high tenor register, strong falsetto and hits like "Who's Johnny" and "Love Always". He's also collaborated with artists such as Dionne Warwick, Al Green, Lalah Hathaway, Babyface, Faith Evans, Quincy Jones, Fourplay, and DJ Quik. DeBarge is a five time Grammy Award nominee.
|Birth name:||Eldra Patrick DeBarge|
|Also known as:||EL Debarge|
|Born:||June 4, 1961, Detroit, Michigan, U.S.|
|Origin:||Grand Rapids, Michigan, U.S.|
|Genres:||R&B, soul, pop, gospel, jazz, hip hop|
|Occupation(s):||Singer-songwriter, musician, arranger, composer, record producer|
|Instruments:||Vocals, piano, keyboards|
|Labels:||Motown, Warner Bros, Geffen/Interscope|
|Associated acts:||DeBarge, James Ingram, Switch, Quincy Jones, Maurice White, Chico DeBarge, Barry White, DJ Quik, Babyface, Faith Evans|
|Twitter:||El DeBarge's Twitter profile|
|IMDb:||El DeBarge's IMDb|
About El Debarge
Lead singer of the family R&B group DeBarge, known for singles like "Rhythm of the Night" and "All This Love." He has been featured on singles for other artists, like "After the Dance" by Fourplay.
He performed gospel music at his local church. He and DeBarge were signed by Motown Records in the late 1970s.
He is best known for his solo hit song "Who's Johnny." He has been nominated for three Grammy awards.
He is the father of twelve children, the first of which he had when he was fifteen years old.
He has collaborated with Quincy Jones.
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- DeBarge family
- DeBarge members
- Musicians from Grand Rapids, Michigan
- American soul keyboardists
- Singers with a three-octave vocal range
- American rhythm and blues keyboardists
- American people convicted of drug offenses
- Interscope Records artists
- Songwriters from Michigan
- Motown artists
- American tenors
- African-American singer-songwriters
- American rhythm and blues singers
- American soul singers
- 21st-century American pianists