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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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VMA Party Gunman -- Caught on Tape ... But No One's Talkin'

VMA Party Gunman
Caught on Tape But No One's Talkin'

The man who shot Suge Knight and 2 others at a pre-VMA party early Sunday is on tape clear as Knight -- problem is ... so far the eyewitnesses are clamming up.Law enforcement sources tell TMZ ...… READ MORE >

VMA Party Shooting -- Hot Model Hit -- 'My Ass Took A 9mm' Bullet!!!

VMA Party Shooting
Hot Model Hit 'My Ass Took A 9mm' Bullet!!!

Fashion model Megan Hawkins just earned her street cred ... but it may hamper her career ... she took a bullet apparently meant for Suge Knight at Chris Brown's VMA party ... and took it in… READ MORE >

- 3 days ago
Suge Knight -- Moments After Bullets Tore Through His Body (VIDEO)

Suge Knight
Moments After Bullets Tore Through His Body (VIDEO)

TMZ has obtained video showing Suge Knight shortly after he was hit by 6 bullets ... and he's surrounded by cops with their guns drawn.  In the video ... Suge can be seen on his knees,… READ MORE >

- 4 days ago
VMA Party Shooting -- Hear the Gunshots (VIDEO)

VMA Party Shooting
Hear the Gunshots [VIDEO]

This video puts you right in the middle of SHOTS FIRED at the VMA pre-party early Sunday morning.There is clearly a lot of commotion before the shots ring out.  We're told a fight had broken… READ MORE >

- 4 days ago
VMA Party Shooting -- Cops Focusing on Gang Rivalry as Motive

VMA Party Shooting
Cops Focusing on Gang Rivalry as Motive

Cops are focusing on beef between gang members that triggered the nightclub shooting that landed Suge Knight in an ICU with multiple bullet wounds ... law enforcement sources tell TMZ.We're told… READ MORE >

- 4 days ago
Suge Knight -- Shot Multiple Times After VMA Party Turns Violent

Suge Knight
SHOT Multiple Times After VMA Party turns Violent

5:45 AM PT -- Suge is out of surgery … according to family sources. We're told Suge was shot 6 times. He's currently in ICU, but is expected to recover.Shots rang out at 1OAK nightclub in… READ MORE >

- 4 days ago
Chris Brown & Justin Bieber -- Partying Together Before Shooting

Chris Brown & Justin Bieber
Partying Together Before Shooting

Chris Brown is batting 1 for 2 ... he hosted a party hours before the 1OAK bullet fest and no one got shot.Chris, Justin Bieber and other celebs were celebrating VMA weekend at an L.A. mansion. As… READ MORE >

- 4 days ago
Chris Brown -- Tags Up 76 Station

Chris Brown
Tags Up 76 Station

Chris Brown's graffiti monsters have reappeared ... right by the Sunset Strip ... on a famed gas station!We got video of Chris tagging the wall ... and it's pretty awesome.Norm's has a rich… READ MORE >

- 5 days ago
Rihanna -- LOOK AT ME ... Look at Chris Brown

Rihanna
LOOK AT ME! I'm Lookin' at Chris

8:47 A.M. PDT -- We're told the game was a Roc Nation charity event. Rihanna was scheduled to be there and Chris was supposedly a "surprise appearance."Rihanna is ridiculous ... and… READ MORE >

- 6 days ago
Chris Brown & Karrueche Tran -- I'm NOT Having His Babies ... Yet

Karrueche To Chris Brown
I'm NOT Having Your Babies ... Yet

Karrueche Tran is madly in love with Chris Brown ... but he's high if he really thinks she's ready to be pregnant with his kid, TMZ has learned. Sources close to Karrueche tell us ... she was… READ MORE >

- 7 days ago

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