Check out the world premiere of Chris Brown’s first single from his upcoming album “X”: Fine China. Enjoy!
Official Music Video
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“X is about life, it’s about me,” he says. “It’s the Roman numeral for 10. 5/5/89 is my birthday: 5 plus 5 is 10, and this is my tenth years since I got into music. X is the 24th letter of the alphabet, and I’ll be 24 when it comes out. When you see X on a vial, it’s like forbidden fruit. For me, it means being able to express myself without a filter, without boundaries.”
During a studio visit, the typically press-shy Brown is all smiles as he plays five new X tracks, including potent first single Fine China and its video, a lavish cinematic treatment with a dazzling mashup of martial arts choreography and dance moves. Both are out April 1, and the album is expected by late summer. The rollout will entail not only a tour and promotional appearances, but also interviews.
Chris Brown is ready to unleash some new music for the world to hear. Brown announced Tuesday (February 19) that he’s hard at work on the follow-up to 2012’s Fortune, set for release later this year.
For his sixth studio album, Brown will work with producers Timbaland and Danja, who worked with him on the Grammy-nominated, chart-topping Fortune. He’s also enlisted the help of Diplo, who previously worked with Brown on his Grammy-winning F.A.M.E. in 2011.
Further information about the release — including a title and release date — has yet to be released. Last week, Breezy dropped a music video for the new song “Home,” which features behind-the-scenes tour footage of the singer as he croons about fame and fortune over the midtempo jam. On the chorus, he sings, “Wish I could go back to when I was young/ Wish I could go back from where I came from.” The track serves as a teaser for this album release.
With so much unknown about Brown’s project, MTV News did get some scoop from Da Internz, who have been working with the singer on this new album.
“It’s really crazy with Chris, because Chris can really do whatever the hell he wanna do,” Da Internz’s Marcos “Kosine” Palacios told MTV News about hitting the studio with Breezy for this album.
“I’ve never seen anyone work as fast as him in the studio. His voice is incredible. He knows what he wants, you know what I mean? Like you’ll play him a track and he’ll be like, he’ll just start talking about you know ‘Oh, I know what this is; video, visual. I know who I would put on it.’ “
Whatever Brown does end up creating for this album release, he was spotted in the studio with Rihanna earlier this year. At the time, his rep confirmed that the singers were working on new music together, but didn’t provide further details about it.
#TeamBreezy, who do you want Chris to collaborate with on his upcoming album?!
“Home” is a brilliant introduction to Chris Brown’s 6th incredibly mind-blowing album. This documentary driving video travels with Chris as he tours the world inspiring people to be themselves and create limitless possibilities. This video shows how hard work and dedication allows everyone to achieve their dreams!
Yesterday (Jan 4) Chris and his crew attended the Agenda show at Long Beach, California. The Agenda show is an exhibition where all kinds of different clothing brands are promoted. Together with his crew, Chris promoted his Black Pyramid clothing line.
The Agenda show is mostly for vendors who order clothes for their stores and sell them there. Black Pyramid clothing can be purchased at the MechanicalDummy website.
Chris took photos of fans and seemed to enjoy himself a lot. He was also joined by Wiz khalifa and his wife Amber Rose and more various friends and people!
When: 4-5th January, 8am-5pm
Where: Long Beach Convention Center, 300 E. Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90802
Official site: Agendashow.com
Check out more photos from day 1 and day 2 after the jump!
“Love is something I am still learning. It’s just an obstacle that I haven’t yet mastered. I think that’s my biggest hurdle in life.”
– Chris Brown
Check out this sneak peak of Chris’ photoshoot in the December issue of XXL magazine! A little snippet of the interview has also been published in an earlier post right here on CBW (scroll down the page).
For full interview and photoshoot wait until the December issue drops! Don’t forget to pre-order/buy your copy of the magazine too!
Silence is no longer golden. The extremely successful and often controversial Chris Brown graces one cover of the December/January issue of XXL for his first major interview in almost two years.
Breezy has made his share of non-music related headlines, but he also keeps winning from his work in the booth—hit after hit, hook after hook, he’s hip-hop’s most reliable R&B ally. In the story, written by Chris himself, the multi-platinum selling artist reflects on his growth as an artist, moving past hardships in his life, recent altercations, his love life and plenty more.
Some quotes from Chris Brown:
“In the beginning, I used to be hot. I’m normal. I’m human, so if anybody says something that’s a lie, I’m numb to it. I’ve smartened up.”
“A lot of people wanna know about the whole situation with me, Drake and Meek Mill. At the end of the day, I’m me, they’re them. They rap, I sing. Totally different caliber. I rap, I play around on mixtapes. But our words don’t collide as much as you’d think.”
Read more after the jump!
Continue reading “Chris Brown Covers XXL Magazine” »
Chris visited the radio station Big Boi Neighborhood in L.A., where he talked about his music, tattoos, and Rihanna.
Chris also premiered a whole new song called “Nobody’s Perfect” which will be on his upcoming album! This song is also the very first single of the new album called “Carpe Diem” and is produced by Lukas Hilbert.
Check out Chris talking about his tattoos
Virginia-born R&B star CHRIS BROWN sits down with JOE YOGERST for an exclusive interview to talk about his upcoming tour, doing some good and crying on set.
Even after eight years in the spotlight, it’s difficult to say with any certainty what makes Chris Brown tick. He’s granted few long-form interviews and his press coverage tends to be ruled by tabloid headlines rather than probing questions about what really goes on in the head of this 23-year-old musical superstar. Brown plays his cards so close to his chest that we can’t tell if the ambiguity is intentional – part of a carefully crafted public persona – or his bona fide self.
Continue reading “Chris Brown For Prestige Magazine – Interview” »
Chris decided to release some free music today! Check out “See Through” and “Oh Yeah” (both tracks produced by Drumma Boy).
“See Through” has got a special sound, almost too good to listen to. I hope it shows up on “Fortune”! You might also be confused with “Oh Yeah” since Chris already got a song called the same. But this one is prod. by Drumma Boy and is not feat Plies, don’t forget!
Videos from Mechanical Dummy after the jump! Continue reading “New Music – “See Through” & “Oh Yeah” (Prod. By Drumma Boy)” »
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