One Hit Wonders of the ’80s: 1987 – Chico DeBarge

“Talk to Me” by Chico DeBarge

Chico DeBarge is the younger brother of the family band, DeBarge. He was ot a member of the band, but had his own solo career. In 1986, he released his self-titled debut album, ad had his lone top-40 hit off that album, called “Talk to Me”. It peaked at #21 on February 21, 1987. Before Chico’s career could really take off, he was arrested on drug conspiracy charges. He didn’t get out of prison until 1994. After his release from prison, he started his music career back up. He has been to rehab, and continues to record and perform today.
It is possible for him to score another top-40 song. But, in the meantime, let’s Return to the ’80s, and listen to his hit song “Talk to Me”:

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