Besides at one time occupying some space on your television screens, the aforementioned entities all have had at least a taste of one other commonality – beef with R&B bad boy Chris Brown.
For, while his introduction saw him poised to follow in the steps of the legendary Michael Jackson (a la famed, talented child star whose star brightens into adulthood) and fill a space in R&B that had not been occupied since Usher, post-“the 2009 incident” has seen the ‘Run It’ singer’s public image run topsy turvy.
One minute loved and praised, the next minute reminded of that career-changing occurrence…
Never able to completely run from “it” – that haunting stigma. Public apologies, fellow celebrity support, and even recorded reconciliations (see: ‘Birthday Cake’, ‘Turn Up the Music’ remixes) have not quite been enough to completely un-blacklist the young Virginian superstar.
And, as ‘Fortune’ – the follow-up to his 2011 comeback album ‘F.A.M.E.‘ – is on the horizon, it seems Brown has not had the fortune of dodging a gauntlet of attacks. Attacks that some argue are not attacks at all, but moreso publicity stunts or just dues he must pay for his acts.
Be that as it may, everyone has a breaking point. But, even still, his self-defense only seems to leave him on the loser’s bench. As TeamBreezy will quickly argue, Brown is in a “damned if you do, damned if you don’t” situation…so…
Should Chris just keep quiet? Or at this point, is he right to vocally defend himself?