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Rihanna Begins New Arc in Life With Music, Chris Brown (video)

Rihanna has reopened the door to the man who beat her savagely. She’s starting a new arc in her life after three years that saw her soar as an artist even has her personal life was restless and unsettled. Rihanna, 23, struggled to follow the advice of friends and fans. They urged her to quit Chris Brown after their infamous 2009 blow up. She was left battered and unconscious on the eve of would have been a spectacular Grammy Awards ceremony for them. Brown ultimately pleaded guilty to criminal battery and is still on probation for the attack....

Chris Brown Adds New Tattoo Next to Mistaken Rihanna Tat (photos)

Chris Brown has found a way to draw attention from an eerie tattoo on his neck that resembles Rihanna’s bruised and battered face. He got another tattoo right next to it. This one is slightly more heroic. Brown, 23, jumped on Twitter last night (Oct. 16) and posted photos of a new tattoo in the middle of his neck under his chin. It’s the head of a male lion. Does that represent him? The R&B singer didn’t have a lot to say about it. “Just posted a photo,” he tweeted....

Chris Brown's Bizarre Video Love Letter to Rihanna, Karrueche (watch)

Chris Brown is suffering from an embarrassment of riches, and he expresses himself in a new video. “I’m stressed out… when you share history with somebody, then you tend to fall in love with somebody else, it’s kinda difficult. Is there such thing as loving two people?” he asks. That’s a question for the ages. It’s probably been a dilemma since the dawn of humankind. I don’t know if that’s possible, but for me, I feel like that,” he says in the video, a 90-second meditation on “the real Chris Brown.”...

Rihanna Soars Skyward in New Single ‘Diamonds (in the Sky)’ (listen!)

Rihanna looks skyward for the inspiration for her latest song, “Diamonds (in the Sky).” It’s a love ballad with a thumping bass set against piano and synthesizers. She implores her lover to “shine bright like a diamond.” Almost every move the singer makes these days is interpreted by the trashier tabloids as some kind of gesture involving her ex-boyfriend Chris Brown. It seems likely the same interpretation will be applied to this song. Although the title is also a play off The Beatles’ 1967 song “Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds.” The song was widely interpreted to be about the drug LSD, although The Beatles denied it. So maybe Rihanna is just singing to her blunt....

Rihanna Domestic Abuse Comes Full Circle at MTV VMAs

Rihanna kissing Chris Brown was the dramatic highlight of the MTV Video Music Awards, and some reports claim the got it on even more backstage. Rihanna had just won Video of the Year, but Chris was the big winner. The cycle of domestic abuse came full circle at the stellar event, just like it started in 2009 when Brown beat Rihanna unconscious and left her for dead on the eve of the Grammys. Sure, he was arrested and later convicted and still endures some scorn. But make no mistake Chris won....

Drake Joins 2 Chainz on 'No Lie' Video; Disses Rihanna (watch!)

Rapper 2 Chainz is out with a new video for his song “No Lie,” which features fellow rapper Drake in what sounds like a distinctly negative reference to a singer that could be, might be, probably is Rihanna. Only last weekend Rihanna was worth fighting over. She’s been cited as one of the reasons that Drake and his posse got into a bottle tossing contest with R&B artist Chris Brown....

Nicki Minaj Woos Two Lovers in 'Right By My Side' Video (watch!)

Nicki Minaj gets friendly with rappers Nas and Chris Brown in the new video for her song the “Right By My Side.” But Nas seems to nab the leading lady. Chris Brown sings the male part of the song, while Minaj woos the brooding Nas. The rapper doesn’t sing but they exchange glances, he gives Nicki a car and takes her shopping. In exchange, Barbie gives him a dainty kiss....

Is it True? Rihanna Can't Quit Chris Brown?

Rihanna looks bored out of her mind in Tokyo. She posted some cool photos of herself, but she looked glum. Could she really still be obsessing about Chris Brown? The singer, 24, tweeted a picture from the room with a million-dollar view high above the surrounding city. She's in the Japanese capital for the premiere of her movie "Battleship." Rihanna co-stars with Brooklyn Decker, Liam Neeson and Taylor Kitsch....

Chris Brown Gets High in New 'How I Feel' Video (watch!)

Chris Brown gets reflective in a new video for his song “How I Feel” using the ultimate status symbol, a private jet, as the video’s backdrop. The song touches on all of the events in his life that have shaped him, including his 2009 beat down of then girlfriend Rihanna on the eve of the Grammy Awards. The visual approach to the song is less than apologetic....

Is Rihanna Torn Between Drake and Chris Brown?

Rihanna, who admits she's love-lorn, may be turning to rapper Drake for solace. She's always been close to him, but may be getting even closer. On the other hand, is she trying to make Chris Brown jealous. During their collaboration on Rihanna's last video for her song "Take Care," she sang with Drake, and a new promo photo shows them in a close embrace....

Chris Brown Tries to Explain Himself on 'How I Feel' (listen!)

Chris Brown tries to explain himself in a new song "How I Feel" that touches on some of the things that have, shall we say, marred his career. But the song ends on a positive note. He's found a "better men." Brown, 22, has been the object of scorn ever since he brutally assaulted then-girlfriend Rihanna in 2009, on the eve of the Grammy Awards when they both were slated to perform. He later pleaded guilty aggravated assault....

Rihanna, Chris Brown American Idol Hookup Talks Rumored

Rihanna and Chris Brown may be reuniting live for a performance on “American Idol,” which is suffering through its worst ratings since the show’s first season. The couple may be scorned, but they are the hottest act going at the moment. Their appearance is reportedly in the talking stage and American Idol may be floating the rumors to see what kind of reaction it draws. But the show needs help, big time....