TV One ‘The Bobby DeBarge Story’ Red Carpet Screening

TV One hosted an exclusive screening of the highly anticipated original biopic THE BOBBY DEBARGE STORY at the Woodruff Arts Center in Atlanta on Tuesday night. THE BOBBY DEBARGE STORY explores the tumultuous life of the former lead singer of the 70’s R&B/Funk Band Switch, also the eldest sibling of the world-famous pop group DeBarge. Despite his success in music, the iconic falsetto found his life in peril as he struggled with fame and fortune while coping with the memories of his dysfunctional childhood. “The Bobby DeBarge Story” premieres Saturday, June 29, 2019 at 8pm EST / 7C on TV One. Check out more pics and video teaser of the movie inside…

Lloyd, Roshon Fegan, Big boi, Tyra Ferrell, Adrian Marcel and Blue Kimble

Cast members in attendance included the film’s lead star Roshon Fegan (Bobby DeBarge), Tyra Ferrell (Etterlene DeBarge), Adrian Marcel (James DeBarge), Big Boi (Berry Gordy) and Lloyd (Gregory Williams of Switch). The film’s director Russ Parr, Executive Producer Eric Tomosunas and Keith Neal of Swirl Films also participated in the film screening.

VIP’s in attendance included Pat ‘Sleepy’ BrownLisa WuTerri J. VaughnClifton Powell, Vina MillsB5JuicyTray ChaneyFinal DraftBrely Evans and more. Following the screening, REACH Media nationally syndicated radio host Willie Moore, Jr. conducted a Q&A with the cast and creative team.

Lisa Wu

Terri J Vaughn

Director Russ Parr and I

Adrian Marcel as James DeBarge

My friend Sydney is in the movie!

MOVIE DESCRIPTION: THE BOBBY DEBARGE STORY explores the tumultuous life of the former lead singer of the 70’s R&B/Funk Band Switch, also the eldest sibling of the world-famous pop group DeBarge. Despite his success in music, the iconic falsetto found his life in peril as he struggled with fame and fortune while coping with the memories of his dysfunctional childhood.

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