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.
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 andKeith Neal of Swirl Films also participated in the film screening.
VIP’s in attendance included Pat ‘Sleepy’ Brown, Lisa Wu, Terri J. Vaughn, Clifton Powell, Vina Mills, B5, Juicy, Tray Chaney, Final Draft, Brely 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.