Chris Brown Writing Music With James DeBarge In L.A. County Jail (Report)

Chris Brown evidence photo
AP Photo/U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia

This photo provided by U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia, shows Chris Brown in one of five photos that prosecutors entered into evidence in the assault trial of Christopher Hollosy, the bodyguard of Brown.  A judge approved the release of the five photos on Monday, May 5, 2014. Prosecutors say Brown and Hollosy hit 20-year-old Parker Adams after Adams tried to get into a photo Brown was taking with two women outside his tour bus.  Hollosy was convicted of assault and plans to appeal. Brown’s trial was delayed for months. Hollosy told police he, not Brown, punched Adams. 

Chris Brown seems to be making the most of his time while locked behind bars.

Brown has been collaborating on music with R&B singer James DeBarge, who is located in the cell next to him, TMZ reports. Apparently, the two artists can’t see each other but have already written three songs together.

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DeBarge, who was briefly married to Janet Jackson in the 1980s, is currently doing time for drug charges. He was a member of the Motown sibling singing group DeBarge, which had success with such songs as "Rhythm of the Night” and "Who's Holding Donna Now?”


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