Chris Brown brawls with Frank Ocean in L.A.
The R&B singers Chris Brown and Frank Ocean got in an altercation at a Los Angeles recording studio over the weekend, reports TMZ.
It's the latest violent altercation for Brown, a singer who in the years since his 2009 assault of girlfriend Rihanna has smashed a window at "Good Morning America" and got into a club-demolishing fight with rapper Drake. He's also seen his level of public adulation rise after a brief wilderness period in 2009 and 2010; Brown was practically the marquee performer at last year's Grammys and has recorded several duets with Rihanna, who may or may not be officially dating him once more.
It seems unlikely, then, that the fight with Ocean will put much of a dent in Brown's popularity, since (as of right now) there's some ambiguity as to who instigated the fight. The "sources connected with Chris" cited by TMZ claim that Ocean blocked Brown from leaving the club and "one of Frank's people attacked Chris."