New Edition: Where is Michael Bivins Now?

by Jeremy Spirogis
Michael Bivins

As a founding member of New Edition and Bell Biv DeVoe and an influential report government, Michael Bivins has made a big affect throughout the world of music. With over forty years — and counting — as a performer, Bivins has remained a fixture within the leisure business. Here is a snapshot of what the mogul has cooking today.

Michael Bivins
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Michael Bivins: Creative visionary

Fans primarily acknowledge Bivins as a recording artist and entertainer, however music aficionados will word that the star is as dominant backstage as he’s within the limelight. Bivins launched his artist growth profession within the ‘90s when he agreed to provide music for the R&B group, Boyz II Men. As famous by Spotify, their 1991 debut album, Cooleyhighharmony, achieved multiplatinum standing, and thus started Bivins’ path to changing into the mogul he’s today.

Bivins went on to find different artists, together with MC Brains, Another Bad Creation, and 702, thereby increasing his roster of expertise, which he nicknamed The East Coast Family. What’s extra, the author, producer, and government created his personal label, dubbed Biv 10 Records, distributed by Motown. To prime it off, Bivins additionally gives A&R providers for each New Edition and Bell Biv DeVoe.

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Besides his success within the realm of music, Bivins has contributed his experience throughout the sphere of TV. He has a charismatic on-camera persona, as evidenced by his appearances on quite a few sequence together with, Unsung, NB90’s and NB80’s. And MTV followers could bear in mind his recurring gig on the Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs-led Making the Band 4. On the present, Bivins served as a inventive guide and the Head of Artist Development.

Behind the scenes, Bivins co-produced The New Edition Story on BET. And as a songwriter and producer, his tracks proceed for use in excessive profile movie and tv initiatives, together with Pose, Long Shot, and Think Like a Man Too.

Michael Bivins: Timeless performer

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Although he has not recorded a studio album with both of his supergroups since 2017, Bivins continues to make the rounds on live performance excursions. Before the leisure circuit screeched to a halt within the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, Bivins toured with New Edition’s Bobby Brown and his Bell Biv DeVoe bandmates, Ricky Bell and Ronnie DeVoe. The four-person crew billed themselves as RBRM, a shout out to the well-known lyric from New Edition’s “Cool It Now.” Bivins additionally squeezed in digital live performance performances throughout quarantine by way of the 2020 Essence Music Festival. Fans who wish to keep abreast of BBD’s future in-person and digital performances can take a look at their official Instagram web page.

Michael Bivins: Husband and father

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Despite all of his business ventures, it seems that Bivins carves out time to hold with household. He is married to Teasha Lafaye Bivins, dealer and proprietor of Bivins Realty Group in Connecticut. They wed in 2006 and now have 4 daughters named Savannah, Shilah, Starlah, and Sanaah Bivins. Fans can get a glimpse Bivin’s household life on Instagram. Teasha Bivins usually takes to Instagram to share household images of actions, pastimes, milestones, and holidays.

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