Bernard Bronner of Bronner Brothers

Long before they became pillars of the community and men of the cloth, Nate and Bernard Bronner were once a funk band duo in the 1980s. Nate and Bernard released 4 albums as The Bronner Brothers. Nate wrote most of their songs, including "Pretty Boys," "I'm Not That Bad," and "A Man To Love". The group was active from 1983 through 1987.

Bernard Bronner (pictured above in 1985) is now President of Bronner Brothers, one of the largest manufacturers of hair and skin care products for African Americans. He is also publisher of Upscale magazine, partner in Rainforest Films, and Show & Sales Director for the Atlanta-based Bronner Bros. He and his wife Shiela have 5 children.

Nate Bronner of Bronner Brothers

Rev. Nathaniel Hawthorne Bronner, Jr. (pictured above in 1985) is now Manufacturing Director for Bronner Brothers and Senior Pastor at the Ark of Salvation Church in Atlanta. He and his wife Simone have four children.

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    • luVn_liFe…

      OH NiCE . . .

    • http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/db78ef2b213fd6958c1aa6773fe9a6dc?s=80 jeniefrumdabloc

      :thankyou: for a newpost

    • forgetme

      :thinking: nevamind :kona:

    • http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/db78ef2b213fd6958c1aa6773fe9a6dc?s=80 jeniefrumdabloc

      Chile :tea:

    • http://www.landofpure.net FaylaHasReinstatedBrendenOnTheWhipfinity :whip: BOD(Pending90DayProbationPeriod)

      :hahaha:

      aint read NAN word, just GONE off the pics! :ghost:

    • BrownskinQT

      Darn the 80's and their men's fashion :rofl:

    • WUT SED “GET FIRE ON DEM BISHES!”

      :rofl: I remember when I used to LIKE men who looked like that... man I had bad taste :rofl:

    • http://www.landofpure.net FaylaHasReinstatedBrendenOnTheWhipfinity :whip: BOD(Pending90DayProbationPeriod)

      dude in the red lookin like Eric Lasalle (sp) in comin to amurrica

    • http://thecleanqueenatl.com THE CLEAN QUEEN

      But that mic in his cleveland like that...I see how they got into hurr products and geezus tho. Nothing can redeem this phase but clippers and shouting!

    • http://www.caboki.com/index.html Man, I just don’t care™

      :rofl:

    • http://www.caboki.com/index.html Man, I just don’t care™

      Bet yall would rather look at my "handicapped" dyck now...
      :coffee:

    • http://www.landofpure.net FaylaHasReinstatedBrendenOnTheWhipfinity :whip: BOD(Pending90DayProbationPeriod)

      i've never used any of their products :think:

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ahneSxJYnHo&list=UUcbYWMlGF9Jj58Rp10X7Rag that_VA_thickchick

      THE CLEAN QUEEN says:

      But that mic in his cleveland like that…I see how they got into hurr products and geezus tho. Nothing can redeem this phase but clippers and shouting!
      ____________
      :dead:

    • MisTaken :cell: The Black Mamba

      *cracks knuckles and says in Kevin Hart voice*
      It's about to go DOWN
      Scrolls back up: Why does the first dude look like he stuck in front of Beyonce wind machine? Can you get a check for that? Having a slow wind machine stuck face :thinking:

    • lashellebelle

      :dead: @ Gyps

      But why are his titties clenching that MIC?!?

    • lashellebelle

      I don't see a peen print in either pic!

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ahneSxJYnHo&list=UUcbYWMlGF9Jj58Rp10X7Rag that_VA_thickchick

      But why are his titties clenching that MIC?!?
      ____________________
      *scrolls back up*

      Lawd take me now! :ghost:

    • The Master Beta :D

      :lol:

    • MisTaken :cell: The Black Mamba

      That second dude looks like he has :hump: a thigh or two in his time.
      But that biggest tragedy all of is that both of their hair styles look better than Kelly Price :no:
      How you let Eric LaSalle brothers look better than you? Kelly left side looks like P Diddy shaved it off in a bish fit :whistle: AS SHE LAY
      Ish is a travesty

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a6tKJvWWDP4&feature=youtu.be JMO

      Did the man in the red suit play in Coming to America? :think:

    • MisTaken :cell: The Black Mamba

      dude in the red lookin like Eric Lasalle (sp) in comin to amurrica
      by FaylaHasReinstatedBrendenOnTheWhipfinity :whip: BOD(Pending90DayProbationPeriod) on Aug 15, 2013 at 1:40 pm
      ----__
      :chase: get out my head :hahaha:

    • forgetme

      But why are his titties clenching that MIC?!?

      ____________________________________________
      I didn't even see that. :hahaha:

    • Roaches

      More like throw away thursday :yes: The first ones come hither look makes him appear as if he just narrowly escaped being born with down syndrome. While the second one got the nerve to have those confused forehead lines that only lil Will Smith can pull off. Maybe they acted as a reservoir to keep activator out of his eyes :think: I aint mad at the 2 though. They went from phuckin up pillow cases and bed spreads to rejuvenating edges and bald heads :thumbsup:

    • http://www.landofpure.net FaylaHasReinstatedBrendenOnTheWhipfinity :whip: BOD(Pending90DayProbationPeriod)

      :rofl: i aint eem see no damn mic! :rofl:

      Lashellleee! :love: hey muffin!

    • BrownskinQT

      I didn't know the first dude was publisher of Upscale Magazine. Wow

    • BrownskinQT

      Hold up, hold up is this a trap post auntie? Are they FOB? :warning:

    • MisTaken :cell: The Black Mamba

      But why are his titties clenching that MIC?!?
      ____________________
      *scrolls back up*
      ---------------
      Okay that's it :waves: <flag on the freaking play
      :wtf: what dude you know is like let me rest this mic inside my v neck leather top bedazzled with zippers, sequins and spikes? :wails:

    • MisTaken :cell: The Black Mamba

      Throw away Thursday :ghost:

    • goat76

      The look on Big Perm's face...... Hell naw nigga..... :rofl:

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a6tKJvWWDP4&feature=youtu.be JMO

      Damn, I guess I wasnt the only one who thought that :lol:

    • MisTaken :cell: The Black Mamba

      The one in the second pic looks like he thought he was sexy. Be on the mic like :whistle: shoe be doobie do I love you!!!
      I am so glad I did not grow up back then :hahaha:
      80s baby :yahoo: Said like Tasha mack

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a6tKJvWWDP4&feature=youtu.be JMO

      But why are his titties clenching that MIC?!?
      ___________________________________________________

      See ... :nono: ... only someone on THIS blog would notice that :rofl:

    • http://www.landofpure.net FaylaHasReinstatedBrendenOnTheWhipfinity :whip: BOD(Pending90DayProbationPeriod)

      MisTaken :cell: The Black Mamba says:

      That second dude looks like he has :hump: a thigh or two in his time.
      But that biggest tragedy all of is that both of their hair styles look better than Kelly Price :no:
      How you let Eric LaSalle brothers look better than you? Kelly left side looks like P Diddy shaved it off in a bish fit :whistle: AS SHE LAY
      Ish is a travesty

      Roaches says:

      More like throw away thursday :yes: The first ones come hither look makes him appear as if he just narrowly escaped being born with down syndrome. While the second one got the nerve to have those confused forehead lines that only lil Will Smith can pull off. Maybe they acted as a reservoir to keep activator out of his eyes :think: I aint mad at the 2 though. They went from phuckin up pillow cases and bed spreads to rejuvenating edges and bald heads

      :hahaha: neva :crying: EVA :rofl: gone be SHAT! nan one a ya

    • http://thecleanqueenatl.com THE CLEAN QUEEN

      But I bet errybody in their congregation hair be laid. But I wonder if the music director every just takes the mic and puts it in his shirt for old times sake.

      But yall are missing the bigger picture...WHY ALL THE BELTS? I mean is pooty tang their daddy?

    • http://www.landofpure.net FaylaHasReinstatedBrendenOnTheWhipfinity :whip: BOD(Pending90DayProbationPeriod)

      i hatechall so fckn much to! :hahaha: :ghost:

    • Roaches

      BrownskinQT says:

      Hold up, hold up is this a trap post auntie? Are they FOB?

      :eek:

      I would like to retract my above comment. I admire both these men. Brother number 1 does not, I repeat DOES NOT look like the slow kid from Life Goes On :nono:
      All hail grand hustle :yes:
      *logs out* :nun:

    • WUT SED “GET FIRE ON DEM BISHES!”

      :rofl: I didn't see the mic between him chest! oh lawd "Do it wit no hands"!!!
      :whistles:

    • BrownskinQT

      Fr,fr yall better be nice. They make pump it hair spray and yall know auntie loves that.

    • Ty

      See this is why they are sponsoring Bomb's shower :thumbsup:

      Get it Auntie free promotion :danban:

      How much Pump It Up did they dish out :popcorn:

      :dead: @ that Soul Glo jerry curl

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a6tKJvWWDP4&feature=youtu.be JMO

      Sandra, can we get a throwback pic of you?

    • goat76

      THE CLEAN QUEEN says:

      But yall are missing the bigger picture…WHY ALL THE BELTS? I mean is pooty tang their daddy?
      --------------------
      These niggas wanted the Micheal Jackson jackets bad as hell.

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ahneSxJYnHo&list=UUcbYWMlGF9Jj58Rp10X7Rag that_VA_thickchick

      Brother number 1 does not, I repeat DOES NOT look like the slow kid from Life Goes On
      ______________
      CORKY

      :rofl:

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a6tKJvWWDP4&feature=youtu.be JMO

      BrownskinQT says:

      Fr,fr yall better be nice. They make pump it hair spray and yall know auntie loves that.
      _______________________

      :hahaha:

    • goat76

      Shalamar Rejects!

    • MisTaken :cell: The Black Mamba

      Do it wih no hands :hahaha:
      I bet that vest up top is a size small! If he tried to put that mess on today his B Scott titty would pop out

    • http://sandrarose.com Sandra Rose

      lashellebelle says:

      But why are his titties clenching that MIC?!?
      _________________

      :rofl: :crying: :casket:

    • BrownskinQT

      Shalamar Rejects!

      ^^^^^^
      :casket:

    • goat76

      :dead: @ All hail Grand Hustle

    • Ty

      THE CLEAN QUEEN says:

      But that mic in his cleveland like that…I see how they got into hurr products and geezus tho. Nothing can redeem this phase but clippers and shouting!
      ____________
      :crying:

      :whistle:
      Girl the way you movin' got me in a trance
      Dj turn me up ladies this yo jam (Come on)
      Imma sip mascato and you gon' loose them pants
      And Imma throw this money while you do it with no hands

      :rofl:

    • The Master Beta :D

      Who the fugg is Roaches :rofl: that name

    • MisTaken :cell: The Black Mamba

      Sandra, can we get a throwback pic of you?
      by JMO on Aug 15, 2013
      ---------
      Yea and not the one with the candy cane curls when you had luxurious locks :winky:
      Matta fack you need to talk to Kelly Price about her head. You can reach out to Bronner Brothers and get her no Pump it Up? :pray:

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a6tKJvWWDP4&feature=youtu.be JMO

      oh my gawd ... B Scott tidday though?? I can't ... :rofl:

    • Ty

      MisTaken :cell: The Black Mamba says:

      The one in the second pic looks like he thought he was sexy. Be on the mic like :whistle: shoe be doobie do I love you!!!
      ___________
      So he was the Devonte of the group huh :hahaha: Couldn't tell him he wasn't fine and couldn't hit not one note :rofl:

    • Apparition

      Fun Fact

      The one in the first pic is the guy who was spray painting in the subway while roller skating backwards in slow motion in Michael Jackson's "Bad" video.

      #themoreyouknow

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_S8jrHDNQVE&list=HL1365174233 <–Doesn't Talk To Strangers

      :dead:

    • MisTaken :cell: The Black Mamba

      :offtopic: y'all please pray for me. I am sitting outside and you remember that character Martin used to do with the short arm special Ed walk? Well this man walked past me with his friend and I thought he was doing the Martin and I :lol: LOUD. It wasn't a joke :no: It was real life his walk. He looked at me like he wanted to wind that short arm up and beat me mercilessly. I feel so bad I acted like I was laughing at something else cause I had my earphones in. He believed me and kept it moving. I don't know why I am like this. I know too many jokes and random things. My mind betrays me :crying1:

    • http://sandrarose.com Sandra Rose

      You kids are laughing but the Bronner Brothers are real MEN. They each have 5 or 6 kids and they are still married to their wives. A strong father figure is essential in black households. :coffee:

    • http://thecleanqueenatl.com THE CLEAN QUEEN

      Gotta go get the kiddies from school. Just got a possible cleaning contract. 52 properties. I knowed that being in this S Curled Godly post would work miracles! Thank you baby greasy geezus!

      In the words of Joe Budden and Aunties theme song when she gets ready in the mornings:

      :whistle:

      Pump pump pump pump pump it up!

    • Dem Babies Mama Da Bombshell Esq

      ERRRRRRMMMMAAAGGGGAAAAWWWDDDDDDDDDDDD What did I walk into????????????? :rofl: :ghost: :rofl:

    • MisTaken :cell: The Black Mamba

      The one in the first pic is the guy who was spray painting in the subway while roller skating backwards in slow motion in Michael Jackson’s “Bad” video.
      #themoreyouknow
      by Apparition on Aug 15, 2013 at 2:07 pm
      -----------
      That's it I quit. I can't give no more of my energy
      I keep visualize this yamp rolling past me backwards on roller skates spraying Pump It Up :dead:

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a6tKJvWWDP4&feature=youtu.be JMO

      In the words of Joe Budden and Aunties theme song when she gets ready in the mornings:

      :whistle:

      Pump pump pump pump pump it up!
      ____________________________________________

      :hahaha:

    • MisTaken :cell: The Black Mamba

      You kids are laughing but the Bronner Brothers are real MEN. They each have 5 or 6 kids and they are still married to their wives. A strong father figure is essential in black households.
      by Sandra Rose on Aug 15, 2013 at 2:10 pm
      ------------
      *dries up laugh real quick*
      Yes ma'am you right. They good honest hardworking salt of the earth men :kona:

    • BrownskinQT

      @Clean Queen!!!! :ghost:

    • Ty

      You kids are laughing but the Bronner Brothers are real MEN. They each have 5 or 6 kids and they are still married to their wives. A strong father figure is essential in black households.
      ____________
      We know Sandra u just haven't given us any real phuckery today *throws out LaLa's name* :coffee:

      :popcorn:

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QRsEXGXLlYM&feature=fvsr ALBoy

      Dude in the red look like Flash from five heart beatsComing soon its Flash its lonely at the top :coffee:

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a6tKJvWWDP4&feature=youtu.be JMO

      I can't date a man if I can fit his pants... :nono:

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QRsEXGXLlYM&feature=fvsr ALBoy

      @Jmo you and Dabness bricky was bout the same size :coffee:

    • The Master Beta :D

      Ok somebody tell me who is Roaches :waiting:

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_S8jrHDNQVE&list=HL1365174233 <–Doesn't Talk To Strangers

      FLash & Jmo :ghost:
      :whistle: Just In Case

      :wail:

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QRsEXGXLlYM&feature=fvsr ALBoy

      Wait dude in black has a mike tucked in his v neck

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a6tKJvWWDP4&feature=youtu.be JMO

      Who the heyull is Dabness bricky? Was that a typo??

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_S8jrHDNQVE&list=HL1365174233 <–Doesn't Talk To Strangers

      The Master Beta :D says:

      Ok somebody tell me who is Roaches :waiting:
      Watch it Beta :cuss:
      He is already spoken for! :mad:

      #jointcustody :rules:

      ============
      :tea: blink once if you know who I'm talmbout :lol:

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QRsEXGXLlYM&feature=fvsr ALBoy

      Dabness is the janitor you met at college took him home to meet your mom claire and dad cliff

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_S8jrHDNQVE&list=HL1365174233 <–Doesn't Talk To Strangers

      JMO says:

      Who the heyull is Dabness bricky? Was that a typo??

      :chase: *speaking through clenched teeth* He was her boyfriend! :wail:

    • BrownskinQT

      Oh my gosh!!!! Yall have me at my desk cracking up!!! Wasn't Dabness Vanessa's boyfriend on The Cosby Show? :rofl:

    • Milky

      Peeks in who hasa handicapped duck? :wtf:

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QRsEXGXLlYM&feature=fvsr ALBoy

      Yso what up

    • Roaches

      Sandra Rose says:

      You kids are laughing but the Bronner Brothers are real MEN. They each have 5 or 6 kids and they are still married to their wives. A strong father figure is essential in black households.

      Its fine to laugh at peoples old pictures. We all get better with age. They went from :eek: to :blink: Which is an upgrade *heehee* I admire their business empire, and I agree a Black Father is a necessity to nurturing children. However having a bakers dozen of children does not make a MAN :nono: Staying married for 50 yrs does not make a man. Who knows whats going on behind closed doors. Misstresses, Cross dressing, scat play...Who knows?! The Bonner wives could be long suffering...They could be women who ignore the warning signs. People praised Bishop Long before and after the accusations. They didnt care that he wore a raw virgin wavy combo. They ignored that his anointing oil was sticky and left a filmy residue #ijs

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QRsEXGXLlYM&feature=fvsr ALBoy

      Yes brown he was

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a6tKJvWWDP4&feature=youtu.be JMO

      :smack:

    • MisTaken :cell: The Black Mamba

      I bet the one in the black used to dance hard till he got musty while the one in red sang stuff like :whistle: you ain't gotta take your panties off just slide them to the right.... Tonite.... Gonna sex you just right..... Penial delight..

    • BrownskinQT

      You wanna take my spot Flash? huh? You wanna take it? Well, you can't get it. Cause. you. Ain't. Got. It!

    • http://www.landofpure.net FaylaHasReinstatedBrendenOnTheWhipfinity :whip: BOD(Pending90DayProbationPeriod)

      -Doesn't Talk To Strangers says:

      The Master Beta :D says:

      Ok somebody tell me who is Roaches :waiting:
      Watch it Beta :cuss:
      He is already spoken for! :mad:

      #jointcustody :rules:

      ============
      :tea: blink once if you know who I’m talmbout

      :grill: :winky:

      :tea:

    • The Master Beta :D

      So DTTS you saying Roaches is Brenden :lol:

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QRsEXGXLlYM&feature=fvsr ALBoy

      Lol @brown how does it feel to be meee

    • http://www.landofpure.net FaylaHasReinstatedBrendenOnTheWhipfinity :whip: BOD(Pending90DayProbationPeriod)

      Roaches says:

      Sandra Rose says:

      You kids are laughing but the Bronner Brothers are real MEN. They each have 5 or 6 kids and they are still married to their wives. A strong father figure is essential in black households.

      Its fine to laugh at peoples old pictures. We all get better with age. They went from :eek: to :blink: Which is an upgrade *heehee* I admire their business empire, and I agree a Black Father is a necessity to nurturing children. However having a bakers dozen of children does not make a MAN :nono: Staying married for 50 yrs does not make a man. Who knows whats going on behind closed doors. Misstresses, Cross dressing, scat play…Who knows?! The Bonner wives could be long suffering…They could be women who ignore the warning signs. People praised Bishop Long before and after the accusations. They didnt care that he wore a raw virgin wavy combo. They ignored that his anointing oil was sticky and left a filmy residue #ijs

      :ghost:

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a6tKJvWWDP4&feature=youtu.be JMO

      ALBoy says:

      Wait dude in black has a mike tucked in his v neck
      __________________________________________________________

      You missed this ... all from comments 1-69 :blink:

    • Ty

      JMO says:

      Who the heyull is Dabness bricky? Was that a typo??
      ______________
      :rofl: from the Cosby Show

    • goat76

      Sandra Rose says:

      You kids are laughing but the Bronner Brothers are real MEN. They each have 5 or 6 kids and they are still married to their wives. A strong father figure is essential in black households.
      ----------------
      Not clowning their accomplishments, but their fruity pebbles looks of the 80's is fair game.

    • BrownskinQT

      @AlBoy, you are not right!!! I'm about to leave because yall are going to get me in trouble from laughing so hard!!! :nun:

    • MisTaken :cell: The Black Mamba

      People praised Bishop Long before and after the accusations. They didnt care that he wore a raw virgin wavy combo.
      -------
      He had the poodle hair before Rhianna and Kelly P :ghost:

    • Ty

      MisTaken :cell: The Black Mamba says:

      People praised Bishop Long before and after the accusations. They didnt care that he wore a raw virgin wavy combo.
      ——-
      He had the poodle hair before Rhianna and Kelly P
      ____________
      :crying: *looks for old gravi* :pc:

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a6tKJvWWDP4&feature=youtu.be JMO

      Ty says:

      JMO says:

      Who the heyull is Dabness bricky? Was that a typo??
      ______________
      :rofl: from the Cosby Show
      __________________________________________

      Ty, they know I don't know ish. Alboy was here back in the day when the blog pretty much told me my childhood wasnt chit :lol:

      ... good times, good times ... *big sigh*

    • Ty

      @ JMO *runs off with your 80's baby card :rofl:

      :newpost:

    • http://thegameonbetblog.tumblr.com/ Bird

      I didn't know they were singers. Or maybe I forgot. Either way, this family is something like the black Waltons having created a business damn near a century ago and having it remain in the family and run by the family. Well they may not be billionairs like the Waltons but they are doing well. Very impressive.

    • Who Dat

      New post but damn it i done laughed so hard in this one

    • Nakeya_J or Keke thanks to Unshake

      y’all please pray for me. I am sitting outside and you remember that character Martin used to do with the short arm special Ed walk? Well this man walked past me with his friend and I thought he was doing the Martin and I LOUD. It wasn’t a joke It was real life his walk. He looked at me like he wanted to wind that short arm up and beat me mercilessly. I feel so bad I acted like I was laughing at something else cause I had my earphones in. He believed me and kept it moving. I don’t know why I am like this. I know too many jokes and random things. My mind betrays me
      ------
      :dead: :dead: :dead:

    • http://talkingwithtami.com/blog talkingwithtami

      Lawd I had NO clue and I see them all the time lol :tea: