Biography All Music Guide
All Music Guide:
Michael Bivins, a founding member of New Edition and part of the trio Bell Biv Devoe, struck commercial gold as the manager/producer of this Atlanta pre-teen quintet. Chris Sellers, Dave Shelton, Romell Chapman, and brothers Marliss and Demetrius Pugh landed a platinum release with Coolin' at the Playground Ya' Know! for Motown in 1991. Both "Iesha" and "Playground" were Top Ten pop and R&B singles.