Johnny Gill is a singer/songwriter and actor. He is also a member of the R&B group New Edition. He was born on May 22, 1966, in Washington DC. He is the youngest of four boys and began his career singing gospel with the family group Little Johnny & the Wings of Faith. He was encouraged by friend Stacy Lattisaw to record a demo, which landed in the hands of Atlantic Records president Henry Allen. His self-titled debut album was released shortly after. Gill teamed with friend Stacy Lattisaw for a duet album “Perfect Combination”. He later released the album “Chemistry” in 1985. He was recruited to join New Edition by Michael Bivins. He recorded the album “Heartbreak” with the group, which included the hit singles  “If It Isn’t Love”, “Can You Stand The Rain”, “N.E. Heartbreak” and the Gill lead “Boys To Men”. He released another self-titled album in 1990. The album featured the hit singles “Rub You The Right Way”, “Fair Weather Friend” and “Wrap My Body Tight”.  “Provocative” was later released along with “Let’s Get The Mood Right” later.