El DeBarge

Eldra Patrick "El" DeBarge (born June 4, 1961) is an American singer-songwriter, musician and producer. He was the focal point and primary lead singer of the family group DeBarge. Popular songs led by El DeBarge include "Time Will Reveal", "Who's Holding Donna Now", "Stay with Me", "All This Love", and "Rhythm of the Night". As a solo artist, he is best known for his unique high tenor register, strong falsetto and hits like "Who's Johnny" and "Love Always". He's also collaborated with artists such as Dionne Warwick, Al Green, Lalah Hathaway, Tone Loc, Babyface, Faith Evans, Quincy Jones, Fourplay, and DJ Quik.[1] DeBarge is a five-time Grammy Award nominee.[2]

El DeBarge
Birth nameEldra Patrick DeBarge
Also known asEL Debarge
Born (1961-06-04) June 4, 1961 (age 60)
Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
OriginGrand Rapids, Michigan, U.S.
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Singer-songwriter
  • musician
  • arranger
  • composer
  • record producer
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • piano
  • keyboards
Years active1979–present
Labels
Associated acts