Chris Brown (born Christopher Maurice Brown ) is an American rapper known for his Grammy Award-winning 2011 album 'F. Brown's parents were fans of Sam Cooke and Michael Jackson, leading to inspiration for their son.
Childhood: Chris Brown was born in Tappahannock, Virginia, to Joyce Hawkins and Clinton Brown.
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It looks as though Chris Brown began following Rihanna on Instagram Sunday, and in that short time, a flood of allegations and reports of flirtation have surfaced regarding the former couple. The two have been cordial on the matter in subsequent years, but now, its obvious that the “Work” singer still has some feelings for her one-time hubby.
According to , a source close to Rihanna reports that “They’ve totally been talking again.” The source goes on to say that “It started out on social media, and then progressed to texting. Meanwhile, Brown is facing a restraining order from another old girlfriend, Karreuche Tran, who claimed the singer threatened physically abused her and threatened to kill her on multiple occasions.
Brown is known for his smooth voice, amazing dance moves, boy-next-door charm and controversy surrounding his physical assault of former girlfriend Rihanna.
Growing up in a small town of roughly 2,000 people, Brown enjoyed singing in his church choir and was inspired by such musical artists as Sam Cooke, Stevie Wonder and Michael Jackson.