August 31, 2016 10:20 AM
Chris Brown found himself at the center of a media firestorm yesterday (Aug. 30) when police surrounded his Los Angeles home following charges leveled against him for assault with a deadly weapon. After an hours-long stand off, Brown was arrested by the LAPD and released on $250,000 bail, but not before gaining the attention of industry friends and collaborators. Below is a list of hip-hop figures showing their support for Brown, with a majority of the messages coming before his arrest. 50 Cent, Lil Mama and Ray J all showed support for the “Loyal” singer.
Late Tuesday evening, Brown’s attorney, Mark Geragos wrote on Twitter, ““Thanks to everyone for their support and well wishes. Chris is out and well. The allegations against him are demonstrably false #TeamBreezy.” Brown’s arraignment is scheduled for Sept. 20 at the Clara Shortridge Foltz Criminal Justice Center.
He then calls the scene outside Brown’s home “a war zone for no reason” and calls for a change in how such accusations are handled. “It shouldn’t be like this. I support the homie Chris. Shit’s gotta change.”
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