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Chris Brown

Chris Brown (born Christopher Maurice Brown; May 5, 1989) is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, dancer and actor. Born in Tappahannock, Virginia, Brown taught himself to sing and dance at a young age and was involved in his church choir and several local talent shows. In 2004, he signed with Jive Records, and released his self-titled debut album the following year. The album peaked at number two on the US Billboard 200 chart, and featured the hit single "Run It!", which topped the Billboard Hot 100, making Brown the first male artist as a lead to have his debut single top the chart since Diddy in 1997. Chris Brown was certified double platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). Brown's second studio album, Exclusive, was released in 2007. It spawned three successful singles; his second Hot 100 number one, "Kiss Kiss" featuring T-Pain, "With You" and "Forever". Exclusive was also certified double platinum by the RIAA. Brown's third studio album Graffiti (2009), included the top-twenty single "I Can Transform Ya", featuring Lil Wayne and Swizz Beatz. In 2011, Brown released his fourth studio album, F.A.M.E.

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Producer Mally Mall -- I Brokered the Drake-Chris Brown Peace Summit

Producer Mally Mall
I Brokered the Drake-Chris Brown Peace Summit

Hip hop producer Mally Mall played a key role in settling Drake and Chris Brown's longstanding feud ... because he brought them together at his house in Las Vegas.When we caught up… READ MORE >

Chris Brown and Drake -- ESPYs Skit Cuts Deep, Mocks Violent Beef

Chris Brown & Drake
ESPYs Skit Cuts Deep, Mocks Their Violent Beef

Chris Brown and Drake killed it with a comedic sketch at the ESPYs -- which is way better than when they were ACTUALLY trying to kill each other.It went down like we called it --… READ MORE >

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Chris Brown -- I'm Gonna Get Up in Drake's Grill at the ESPYS

Chris Brown
I'm Gonna Get Up in Drake's Grill At the ESPYS

Chris Brown is assaulting Drake again ... this time right in the mouth -- but truth be told it's part of a comedy skit at Wednesday's ESPY awards.Here's what we know from the rehearsals ...… READ MORE >

- 6 days ago
Justin Bieber & Chris Brown -- Probation Turn Up in the Club

Justin Bieber & Chris Brown
Probation Turn Up in the Club

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Chris Brown -- My Lambo's Got the Blues ... Even Though I Rep Bloods

Chris Brown
My Lambo's Got the Blues ... Even Though I Rep Bloods

Chris Brown loves throwing up Bloods gang signs, but you can't tell by looking at his ride -- he just dropped $10,000 to turn his Lambo ... BLUE!Chris hit up JC Customz in… READ MORE >

- 8 days ago
Chris Brown, Drake -- Screw Rihanna and Friendship ... Let's Make Money!!!

Chris Brown, Drake
Screw Rihanna and Friendship Let's Make Money!!!

The curious new friendship between Chris Brown and Drake has NOTHING to do with Rihanna or brotherly love ... we've learned it's a cold, business decision about making millions.Chris and Drake --… READ MORE >

- 11 days ago
Chris Brown & Drake: Beef Squashed  -- Photo Proof the Rihanna Feud is Over

Chris Brown & Drake
Photo Proof the Rihanna Beef Is Squashed

Mortal enemies Chris Brown and Drake proved their long-standing ... and sometimes violent Rihanna beef may finally be over for good -- and they might be sealing the truce with new music.Drake… READ MORE >

- 11 days ago
Chris Brown -- He's No Gang Member -- But Bloods Are Cool With Him Representin'

Chris Brown
He's No Gang Member But Bloods Are Cool With Him Representin'

Chris Brown is no gangbanger -- no matter how many gang signs he throws -- but one set of Bloods say they're cool with him acting like one ... because he's paid his dues in the hood.Chris has… READ MORE >

- 13 days ago
Chris Brown -- Reppin' Bloods on Instagram Now

Chris Brown
Reppin' Bloods on Instagram

Chris Brown continues to throw out gang language all over the place ... this time dropping Bloods references on Instagram. The post was quickly deleted, but Brown captioned a mundane photo of… READ MORE >

- 13 days ago
Chris Brown & Jamie Foxx -- Team Up for Sushi Surprise in Malibu ... 'Gold Digger' LIVE!!

Chris Brown & Jamie Foxx
Drop Sushi Surprise in Malibu ... 'Gold Digger' Live!!

Chris Brown and Jamie Foxx turned Malibu's fanciest sushi restaurant into a Vegas nightclub -- grabbing the mic for an impromptu version of "Gold Digger" ... and the crowd went nuts! Jamie and… READ MORE >

- 15 days ago

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