BOBBY Brown’s son might have been partying “an excessive amount of” when he died – however didn’t have a drug drawback, had a promising music profession and cherished life, his shut buddy, rapper Mikey Polo, has revealed.
In an unique interview with The Solar, Mikey instructed of his shock after listening to that Bobby Jr, 28, had been found dead at his father’s house in Encino, California on Wednesday. It’s not but recognized how he died.
Bobby Brown Jr was discovered useless on Wednesday in Los Angeles Credit score: Instagram
He described Bobby Jr as a enjoyable and energetic one that was a proficient singer – however mentioned that any comparisons to his dad’s or late stepmother Whitney Houston’s properly documented drug issues had been false.
Mikey mentioned: “Bobby was considered one of my shut buddies – we’d be on the identical home, making music collectively, partying collectively, chilling collectively, waking up on the sofa and speaking to one another.
“It is an enormous shock to me – I used to be solely simply with him.
“Bobby was an actual energetic particular person, he was cool, we would all dangle round in the identical group of buddies making music.
His shut buddy, rapper Mikey Polo, mentioned he’s shocked by his demise Credit score: Instagram
Mikey mentioned Bobby didn’t have a drug drawback Credit score: Instagram
“He wasn’t badly harmed or something like that, he was discovered useless and we’re nonetheless ready for information on that.
“It was most likely an excessive amount of partying or one thing like that.
“However I would like all people to know that my bro Bobby was among the finest folks – I do know individuals are going to have a look at how his father grew up and the whole lot that Whitney did – however not Bobby.
“He had so much to dwell for and if he had a drug drawback, belief me, we’d have stopped it. I’d not let Bobby do something and f**okay up in entrance of me. I’ve misplaced too many individuals to medicine.
“I do know individuals are going to say, ‘Oh he is Bobby Brown’s son he will need to have taken an excessive amount of coke or an excessive amount of no matter’ – I do not need anyone taking a look at him like a druggie who overdosed.
“He was okay, each time I used to be round him he was smiling, excessive power, making music, planning music.
Bobby was discovered at his dad’s house in Encino on Wednesday Credit score: The US Solar
Bobby Jr and his dad at a premiere in 2017Credit score: Rex Options
“Yeah he partied however he was identical to me, having fun with his life and having a superb time – not making an attempt to do an excessive amount of, however not making an attempt to do too little. Simply ensuring he loved his life.
“I used to be actually simply with him, that is why it is so loopy, I used to be with him on the sofa.”
Mikey mentioned that he, Bobby and their group of buddies – primarily different producers and rappers – had been all centered on their careers and spent their time making music.
He now plans to launch a few of Bobby’s music for him.
“We had lots of songs which might be unreleased collectively, we talked about taking pictures movies for them,” Mikey mentioned.
“He was solely 28 and his birthday was arising – he had simply launched a music video, he had lots of songs – he had huge plans for his profession.
“It is R&B and pop – Bobby was very proficient – he may sing his a** off.
“Me and the bros are going to get collectively and find yourself releasing his music for him – there is no means he would need his music simply to take a seat there.
Bobby Jr was a proficient singer in accordance with his buddy Credit score: Instagram
“Bobby was a enjoyable power, vibrant, he’d come to the home and switch it up, he’d ensure you had been in a superb temper – in case you weren’t in a superb temper – he desires to get you in a superb temper.”
He additionally dismissed reports that Bobby suffered from depression – however mentioned that he did have his ups and downs – and typically felt below strain in his profession as a result of he was Bobby Brown’s son.
“Bobby was very completely satisfied – any depressive ideas got here from the strain of the trade – you realize his father was Bobby Brown,” Mikey mentioned.
“All of us undergo melancholy due to the burden of the trade – daily we get up and need to maintain doing what we’re doing or individuals are not going to have a look at us like we’re something.
“I am Mikey Polo now however I may grow to be a bum on the road and nobody would give a f**okay about me.
“I might say 60 p.c of the time we’re completely satisfied as f**okay however the different 40 p.c is actual life enterprise – you have to look out for folks round you that are not doing s**t – however you continue to need to look out for them – then there’s folks which might be doing s**t however do not look out for you.
Mikey paid tribute to his shut buddy as a vibrant particular person with a enjoyable powerCredit score: Instagram
“And there are people who find themselves simply weight in your shoulders however Bobby had much more weight as a result of he needed to dwell as much as his dad’s title.
“A daily particular person would not know what that is like – we do not have jobs as a result of if we bought a job folks would have a look at us like we failed within the music trade.
“Due to our careers he could not simply go get a daily job, he could not say ‘I’ll go to Walmart earn some cash actual fast’ – for him it was none of that – he was Bobby Brown Jr, he needed to be a sure means, that was the strain he was below.
“However he was not a depressive particular person.
“All our buddies we’re all producers and rappers and we’d ensure we’d maintain good power in the home, ensure we had been making good music, good vibes solely.
“We supported one another. This can be a enormous shock for all of us.”
Bobby Jr was at his dad’s home in Encino, Los Angeles, when LAPD officers discovered him useless at round 1:50pm on Wednesday.
Tragically Bobby Sr was on the identical property when Whitney Houston and daughter Bobbi Kristina additionally handed away, The Solar can reveal.
It’s believed Bobby Sr, plus different family and friends members, had been pushed out of the house simply earlier than 8pm in BMW with tinted home windows, six hours after police had been referred to as.
Bobby Sr was believed to be in a automotive noticed leaving the scene on Wednesday evening Credit score: The US Solar
The automobile left the house block by way of a facet exit and sped away in the direction of the 101 freeway.
An LAPD spokesman mentioned foul play was not suspected. “The reason for demise will now be decided by the coroner. Toxicology exams shall be carried out,” he mentioned.
A neighbor on the house advanced instructed The Solar: “Bobby Sr comes and goes and he has had the house for various years.
“He was right here when Whitney and his daughter died. We knew that as a result of there have been at all times photographers exterior on the time, ready for him.”
One other neighbor, Invoice McClinton, 50, who has lived within the house advanced for 2 months, mentioned: “There have been two police vehicles inside at the moment.
“Officers had been standing round and did not appear to be in a rush. I did not know the person who died nevertheless it’s actually unhappy.
His son’s demise is the most recent in a string of tragedies for the singerCredit score: Alamy
“It’s fairly a excessive finish, personal place and folks dwelling there maintain to themselves.
“The house the place it occurred is tucked away in a nook of the event.”
Bobby Jr’s demise is the most recent in a string of tragedies to strike the Houston-Brown household.
Whitney Houston died aged 48 from unintentional drowning on the Beverly Hilton lodge in February 2012.
Her physique was found face down in a water-filled bathtub and drug paraphernalia was close by.
In a horrible coincidence, Whitney and Bobby’s daughter Bobbi Kristina was discovered unconscious in a crammed bathtub at her house in Alpharetta, GA, in January 2015.
Medicine had been present in her system and he or she had bruising to her chest.
She died aged simply 22 after six months in a coma.
Bobbi’s ex fiance Nick Gordon, who found her physique, died on New Yr’s Day from a drug overdose.
He had been held legally accountable for her wrongful demise in a civil court docket case however had by no means confronted prison fees associated to her passing.
The Solar reached out to representatives for Bobby Brown Sr for remark.