Watch full Unsung: Jon B

Before there ever a Justin Timberlake or a Robin Thicke, there was Jonathan 'Jon B' Buck, the Long Island, N.Y., native who caught flak for being a white boy who gravitated to, as well as convincingly performed, R&B music. Inescapable when he first burst on the scene, thanks to his Babyface connection and hits like "Someone to Love," "They Don't Know" and "Are U Still Down" (featuring Tupac Shakur), he nevertheless found himself a casualty of the label mergers in the late 90's and temporarily lost his groove thanks to a poorly promoted release on Mathew Knowles' Sanctuary label (Stronger Everyday) in 2004.  These days, the singer, songwriter, producer and musician is back in the mix...READ MORE

Before there ever a Justin Timberlake or a Robin Thicke, there was Jonathan 'Jon B' Buck, the Long Island, N.Y., native who caught flak for being a white boy who gravitated to, as well as convincingly performed, R&B music. Inescapable when he first burst on the scene, thanks to his Babyface connection and hits like "Someone to Love," "They Don't Know" and "Are U Still Down" (featuring Tupac Shakur), he nevertheless found himself a casualty of the label mergers in the late 90's and temporarily lost his groove thanks to a poorly promoted release on Mathew Knowles' Sanctuary label (Stronger Everyday) in 2004.  These days, the singer, songwriter, producer and musician is back in the mix...READ MORE

 
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