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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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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 >

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 >

- 25 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 >

- 27 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 >

- 28 days ago
Kelly Slater -- Surfing With 'Hands Up'... to Honor Mike Brown

Kelly Slater
Surfing With "Hands Up" ... In Mike Brown Tribute

Surf legend Kelly Slater is choosing sides on the situation in Ferguson, MO -- riding a massive wave with his "hands up" as a tribute to Mike Brown -- the man who was shot to death on August… READ MORE >

- 29 days ago
Chris Brown -- I'm Back with Karrueche Because I'm NOT GUILTY!

Chris Brown
I'm Back with Karrueche 'Cause I'm NOT GUILTY!

Chris Brown says he's back with Karrueche because she finally realized he did NOT have sex on a St. Tropez yacht.The on-again-off-again couple is now on again ... and Chris says it's because… READ MORE >

- 30 days ago
Chris Brown -- Karrueche Loves Me Not ... She Loves Me

Chris Brown
Karrueche Loves Me Not She Loves Me

Chris Brown and Karrueche Tran prove ... there really is a fine line between love and hate ... because it seems they're back together.They two got super handsy Saturday at a charity football… READ MORE >

- 32 days ago
Chris Brown -- Glowing Probation Report -- Judge Orders LESS Drug Testing!

Chris Brown
Glowing Probation Report Judge Orders LESS Drug Testing!

Chris Brown's been partying his ass off, but as far as the judge in his Rihanna beating case is concerned ... he's been a model citizen -- and his reward will be fewer random drug… READ MORE >

- 35 days ago
Kylie Jenner -- Tyga Takes a Shot at Her ... For 17th Birthday

Kylie Jenner
Tyga Takes a Shot at Her For 17th Birthday

Rapper Tyga jumped the gun by 4 years Saturday night ... offering Kylie Jenner a shot of tequila for her 17th birthday.You clearly hear Tyga offering booze to the teen. You can also… READ MORE >

- 39 days ago
Chris Brown -- Karrueche Didn't Dump Him ... He Dumped Her.

Chris Brown
Karrueche Didn't Dump Him He Dumped Her

Chris Brown -- NOT KARRUECHE -- is the one who did the breaking up, because she was a crass opportunist ... so say people in Chris' camp.Sources closely connected with the singer tell TMZ ...… READ MORE >

- 46 days ago

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