Here are some interesting things about the men who make up the group, Heads of State. They are just one of many entertainers already booked for the 2014 Tom Joyner Foundation Fantastic Voyage.  To book a cabin, check out pricing, the itinerary, and see who else will be performing, click here: Tom Joyner Foundation Fantastic Voyage 2014.

1. Behind the Jam: Heads of State

Heads Of State was formed at the end of 2008 by New Edition members Bobby Brown, Ralph Tresvant & Johnny Gill.

2. Behind the Jam: Heads of State – Bobby Brown

Bobby Brown was born in Roxbury, Boston, MA on February 5, 1969. He is 44 years old.

3. Behind the Jam: Heads of State – Ralph Tresvant

Ralph Edward Tresvant, Jr. was born in Boston, MA on May 16, 1968. He is 45 years old.

4. Behind the Jam: Heads of State – Johnny Gill

Johnny Gill was born in Washington, D.C. on May 22, 1966. He is 47 years old.

5. Behind the Jam: Heads of State – Bobby Brown

Bobby is one of eight siblings. His dad was a construction worker and his mom a schoolteacher.

6. Behind the Jam: Heads of State – Ralph Tresvant

Ralph is a middle child. He has an older sister named LaTonya and a younger brother named Andre.

7. Behind the Jam: Heads of State – Johnny Gill

Johnny has three brothers; Bobby, Jeff and Randy. His father was a minister. His parents separated when he was eight years old.

8. Behind the Jam: Heads of State – Bobby Brown

Bobby met Ralph in grammar school. Bobby’s nickname was ‘Flash’ due to his admiration for Grandmaster Flash . Bobby attended Dealborn Middle School

9. Behind the Jam: Heads of State – Ralph Tresvant & Bobby Brown

Ralph and Bobby deejayed together once at Dealborn Middle School’s Halloween party. Ralph attended South Boston High.

10. Behind the Jam: Heads of State – Johnny Gill

Johnny attended Kimball Elementary, Sousa Junior High, and Duke Ellington School of the Arts. He had planned to attend college and pursue a degree in electrical engineering, but decided instead to focus on his singing career.

11. Behind the Jam: Heads of State – Bobby Brown

Bobby, age ll, started to take his life and school more seriously after seeing one of his friends die from multiple stab wounds at a party. By age 17, he was living in L.A. and driving a 1986 Mercedes 560 SCL and operating his own production company.

12. Behind the Jam: Heads of State – Ralph Tresvant

Ralph, at the tender age of 15, was already part of a phenomenal music group, New Edition. He recorded his first solo album at age 16. He also formed his own record label called Rated R records.

13. Behind the Jam: Heads of State – Johnny Gill

Johnny began his recording career in 1983, at the age of 17, when his childhood friend, singer Stacy Lattisaw, convinced him to record a demo.

14. Behind the Jam: Heads of State – Bobby Brown

Bobby has been married twice. He was married to Whitney Houston from 1992 to 2007, although they legally separated in 2006. He is currently married to Alicia Etheridge. They got married in June of last year in Hawaii.

15. Behind the Jam: Heads of State – Ralph Tresvant

Ralph has been married twice. He was married to his high school sweetheart, Shelly, from 1990-1996. He and his current wife Amber jumped the broom in 2004.

16. Behind the Jam: Heads of State – Johnny Gill

Johnny states that he loves to romance a woman, tell her how good she looks and feels and smells. He loves to let her know how proud he is to be with her and show her off to the world and let her know she’s his.

17. Behind the Jam: Heads of State – Bobby Brown

Bobby has five children. He became a father at 17 when his girlfriend gave birth to his first son, Landon in 1986. He has two children with Kim Ward; LaPricia was born in 1990 and Robert Barisford Brown, Jr. was born in 1992. He and Whitney had Bobbie Kristina in 1993. He has a son, Cassius, born in 2009 with girlfriend and manager, Alicia Etheridge.

18. Behind the Jam: Heads of State – Ralph Tresvant

Ralph has four children, Na’Quelle, Mariah, Dakari and Ralph. He is also a grandpa as of March 20, 2012 when Na’Quelle gave birth to a bouncing baby boy, named Christian.

19. Behind the Jam: Heads of State – Johnny Gill

Johnny is multi-talented. He is a singer, songwriter, composer, record producer, actor and plays the guitar, keyboard and percussion. He has had over 80 television and film appearances as a singer and actor.

20. Behind the Jam: Heads of State

Heads of State will be performing on the 2014 Tom Joyner Foundation Fantastic Voyage.