What many thought ended Chris Brown’s career only set him free from the family friendly image created for Brown. Once he was shown as a bad boy in the media, he began to reflect it in his music. Now considered an adult artist, Chris Brown began to show off his wide range of talents, including rapping.
In 2011, Chris Brown not only proved he could rap, he also proved he could hold his own with many of the best in the game. Chris Brown took on the rap world in 2012, rapping on his own songs and on songs where is a featured guest. Among the songs where Chris Brown held his own on the mic include “‘Til I Die,” with Big Sean and Wiz Khalifa.
Chris Brown would also perfect the long-attempted rap/sing style on Game’s “Celebration,” alongside Tyga, Lil Wayne, and Wiz Khalifa. Over the course of 2012, Chris Brown has continued his reinvention, becoming one of the biggest rappers in the game. On top of everything else, Chris Brown even jumped into rap beef.
Hip Hop Vibe is counting, in no specific order, the top five rap collaborations from Chris Brown in 2012.
Watch the videos below:
Watch “Right by My Side” by Nicki Minaj ft. Chris Brown below:
Watch “Take It to The Head” by DJ Khaled ft. Chris Brown, Rick Ross, Nicki Minaj, and Lil Wayne below:
Watch “‘Til I Die” by Chris Brown ft. Big Sean and Wiz Khalifa below:
Watch “Put it Down” by Brandy ft. Chris Brown below:
Watch “Celebration” by Game ft. Chris Brown, Tyga, Lil Wayne, and Wiz Khalifa below: