William “Smokey’ Robinson, Jr. is an R&B/ pop singer-songwriter, and former record executive. He was the founder and front man of the vocal group the Miracles, led the group from its 1955 origins until 1972 when he decided to retire from the stage. However, in the following year he began his solo career and released several successful singles include scoring Top 10 solo hits for Cruisin, Being With You and Just to See Her. Robinson realized his interest in music during his high school years and formed a doo-wop group named the Five Chimes. Later on, he formed the first lineup of what became the Miracles with his classmate and childhood friend in 1955. Their single Shop Around which became the first million-selling hit record. During 1960 to 1970, Robinson would produce 26 top forty hits with the Miracles as lead singer, chief songwriter, and producer. Following her retirement from the group in 1972, he releases the eponymous Smokey album in 1973 as the debut of his solo career.
In 2000 Entertainment Weekly article released the story behind the name of “Smokey,” and Robinson told reporters that “Smokey Joe” nickname was given to him by his uncle who was a fan of Western films. In 1987, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and awarded an individual star on the Hollywood of Fame in the same year. While in 1989 he was inducted into the Songwriter’s Hall of Fame. Later on, in 1993, Robinson was awarded a medal at the National Medal of Arts. Howard University conferred on Robinson the honoris causa degree of Doctor of Music in 2006, and in later in that year he was one of five Kennedy Center honorees. In 2009 the Miracles were finally honored as a group with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Losing His Identity
People have been talking about Smokey Robinson for years, discuss about how the syringe and scalpel had stolen his real identity. Smokey Robinson was undoubtedly an amazing man with a charming look which everyone loved. The demand of maintaining youthful look seemed to be the triggering factor of plastic surgery. Like any other people who in the battle against aging marks, the musician decided to have Botox injection and facelift procedures which are commonly undergoing to keep someone’s face flawless. The wanted result cannot be seen from the look of Smokey Robinson because the procedures have given him bad outcome. We can check the images of Smokey Robinson and see how he loses the natural beauty of his look because of his obsession with lasted youth. His current face as the result of plastic surgery looks overtight and weird for his overall look. He really loses his real identity as a charming man, and many of her fans feel sorry about the unwanted result of plastic surgery.
Changes in His Eyes
In addition to his facelift, it also includes brow lift and eyelid surgery. It is common for those who want to maintain their youthful look to get some procedures for their eyes because it can be one of the most noticeable features in human’s face. Compare to before plastic surgery; it seems that the musician gains benefit from the procedure since he is able to erase all the saggy skin around his eyes and it looks bigger and fresher than it used to be. However, the result of plastic surgery for brow lift does not give him the best outcome. Currently, his eyebrows placed far from his eyes and give such a weird look. All procedure of Smokey Robinson plastic surgery can be one of the worst stories of celebrity makeup surgery.