El Debarge: “I Got My Willpower Back…”

el-dVeteran R&B crooner, El DeBarge from the multi-talented DeBarge family led a string of mid-1980s Motown hits that included I Like It, Time Will Reveal and Rhythm of the Night. He also had solo hits, including Who’s Johnny, Real Love and Love Always, and joined with Barry White, Al B. Sure and James Ingram on Quincy Jones’s classic ballad The Secret Garden. But the hits stopped coming when DeBarge’s drug use took hold of him.