Christopher Maurice " Chris " Brown , born May 5, 1989 in Tappahannock, Virginia, is a singer, dancer-choreographer, singer-songwriter, actor and American director. Beginning in singing and dancing at a young age, Brown signed with the label Jive Records in 2004, and released his first self-titled album the following year. He reached second place in the American Billboard 200, and was later certified double platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). With his first single Run It! in pole position of the American Billboard Hot 100, Brown becomes the first musician, since Diddy in 1997, whose first single ranks first.
In 2013, it lists a total of 9 million of albums worldwide, and about 35 million of singles. His YouTube channel is also one of the most watched in the world, his video clips totaling nearly 3,500,000,000 views, and ranks n> 9 worldwide, as of December 30, 2012. He even beats the record held by Lady Gaga gathered 18,000 fans during his concert for the Today Show, broadcast on NBC. Following the media coverage of his affair with Rihanna, Chris Brown announces via Twitter that he will stop his career after the release of his sixth album X, but finally returns to his decision. His fortune is estimated at about 50 million dollars. The artist also owns 14 Burger King restaurants.
Christopher Maurice Brown was born on May 5, 1989> in the small town of Tappahannock, Virginia> Joyce Hawkins, a former director of a pediatric center, and Clinton Brown, warden of a local prison >>> . He is the brother of an older sister, Lytrell Bundy>, banker>. Music has always been present in Brown's life since childhood. He regularly listened to soul albums owned by his parents, and then finally focuses on hip-hop. Brown learns himself to dance and sing, and often quotes Michael Jackson as his inspiration. He then becomes a church chorister and then participates in various talent shows >>>. While singing Usher's My Way title, his mother recognizes his son's talent, and both seek a label. >. At the same time, Brown is having family problems. Her parents divorced, and her mother suffered the domestic violence of her new companion, which traumatized Chris.
After signing at Jive Records in 2004, also very beautiful in studio in February 2005. In one month, there was already 50 songs of which 14 were chosen for his first album. Chris worked with several producers and composers Scott Storch, Cool & Dre and Jazze Pha who believed in him. Chris has also co-written five songs from this first album. "I write what happens to 16-year-olds everyday," he said, "like having trouble because you have your girlfriend sneaked into the house, or you can not drive so you steal a car, stuff like that. The entire album was produced in less than 8 weeks>