Chris Brown: Will 'Graffiti' Take Him Back to The Top?
Recording artist Chris Brown performs during POWER 105.1's POWERHOUSE at Izod Center on October 27, 2009 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. Getty

Nov. 18 was a typical Hollywood night-the breeze calmly whispered around the congested traffic on the streets.

But on this particular evening, one element of the atmosphere couldn't be forecast. The night marked the return of R&B wunderkind