Ronnie Devoe of New Edition and his wife Shamari strike a pose as they arrived to his 50th birthday bash this past weekend.
The legendary singer celebrated his benchmark birthday with a huge soireè this past weekend in Atlanta hosted by 1778 Events and Ciroc French Vanilla.
Attendees included Ronnie’s wife Shamari Fears-DeVoe, his mother Flo DeVoe, Michael Bivins, Ricky Bell, Big Tigger (radio personality), Kelly Price, Damian Hall, Tichina Arnold, Stevie J, Trina Braxton, Egypt Sherrod (HGTV), Headkrack (Dish Nation/Rickey Smiley Morning Show), Kiana Dancie (co-host, “Sister Circle Live”), Gocha Hawkins, Sabrina Rowe, Q Parker (112), Sharlinda Parker, Shanti Das, Teresa Caldwell (Bow-Wow’s Mom) and many more.
Hundreds of fans and industry friends packed the all-new REVEL in West Midtown Atlanta to wish “Big Ron” a happy birthday.
Ronnie and Shamari arrive.
Big Tigger, Stevie J & Ronnie Devoe
Ronnie kisses his mom (Flo DeVoe)
Bell Biv Devoe strike a pose.
One of Ronnie’s birthday cakes.
There were several surprise performances for Ronnie’s 50th, including 112, Damion Hall, Kelly Price and Cherrelle.
Daron Jones, Ronnie Devoe,Big Tigger, Q Parker and Damion Hall
Trina Braxton, HeadKrack, Cherrelle
Kelly Price & Damian Hall
The evening wouldn’t be complete without a BBD performance so of course, Ronnie joined his musical brothers onstage for a mini concert of hits such as “N.E. Heartbreak,” “When Will I See You Smile Again” and the forever classic “Poison.”
Happy 50th Birthday Ronnie!
PHOTOS: James Pray