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Chico DeBarge

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Jonathan Arthur “Chico” DeBarge (born June 23, 1966 in Grand Rapids, Michigan) is an African-American/French R&B singer and a younger brother of the members of the Motown family act DeBarge. He began a musical career of his own with Motown in the late-1980s, but was imprisoned for drug charges and served time in prison. After his release in the mid-1990s, DeBarge returned to Motown to continue his musical career. He later moved to Koch Records, where he released his LP, 2003’s Free. On July, 14 2009 he released his sixth album, Addiction, under the Kedar Entertainment label. DeBarge also had one song on the recent Beauty Shop movie soundtrack, courtesy of Alove Entertainment, the label which he now works with. He was once in a relationship with Nona Gaye, daughter of Marvin Gaye.

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  • i_love_mangos

    that chico debarge radio is something serious.......mhm

    11 Jun 2012 Reply
  • MSPURPLERAIN

    CHICO IS VERY TALENTED , LOVELY VOICE . FULL OF HOPE. TAKES ME TO EXTASY. UNDERGRADED SINGER. VERY HANDSOME ANF GIFTED.IM A HUGE FAN OF HIS MUSIC.

    24 Jan 2011 Reply
  • 1Jamminjosie

    Chico, You were awesome at Rhino's in Cincinnati. I love the new album. I just wish your band knew more of the old stuff! Hahaha You will always have me as a fan!

    14 Feb 2010 Reply
  • bubsit07

    brotha man! new cd...i'm addicted

    31 Dec 2009 Reply
  • SFlemming

    Chico killed the Carter Barron in DC Saturday ... He's keeping real soul alive. the album's sick!

    21 Jul 2009 Reply
  • watulove

    Luuuuvin the new CD! Excellent! I can't stop playing it.

    15 Jul 2009 Reply
  • DJ_DNG

    bless u chico 4 the new album! *waits 4 the new vid*

    12 Jul 2009 Reply
  • P-Dub

    finally!

    12 Jul 2009 Reply
  • PFE2008

    gotta give him props on the new album. the track "slick" is a killer

    11 Jul 2009 Reply
  • EmpressEricka

    new album is fucking amazing. reminds me i gotta go buy 'long time no see' for the 3rd time.

    10 Jul 2009 Reply
  • Gawika

    I love his voice and music! Can't wait to hear his new album, "Oh No" sounds wonderful!

    2 Jul 2009 Reply
  • ninalovesmani

    I am dying of anticipation for his new cd. Don't let me down Chico!

    1 Jul 2009 Reply
  • Dominicanbred

    love still good and free. my life.

    24 Apr 2009 Reply
  • Jeanie29

    I love you Chico!!!!!

    23 Feb 2009 Reply
  • pipedreamz

    Uploaded new pics, y'all, vote.

    22 Sep 2008 Reply
  • maxwellveli

    NEW MAXWELL SONG! Finally! True Maxwell fans I heard a demo of a new Maxwell song. I heard from a inside source at the label that he is working with some producer named Fanatic who has produced Beyonce, Michael Jackson, Anthony Hamilton, Raheem DeVaughn. The song is on his youtube page. go to www.youtube.com/alphabigmama The song is called "Test Drive".

    12 Jul 2008 Reply
  • chillionaire

    I love his Free album... its his best effort in my opinion. Hope he gets out of his current legal troubles asap.

    24 Nov 2007 Reply
  • P-Dub

    so i finally managed to get a hold of the game. i'm single-handedly about to double his play count or something like that...

    26 Jun 2007 Reply
  • NawghtyNeXs

    it's iggin me baby... that he ain't makin anything new anymore... his style is unique, and not everybody can feel songs like is love still good...

    6 Dec 2006 Reply
  • chicosnumber1

    Chico's music is neo-soul that can relax or excite--whatever you're in the mood for--Chico delivers! Pleeez let us know when you are ready to go back into the studio. We miss you Chico! Until then I'll continue rockin the 4 I have. Smooches!

    13 May 2006 Reply
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