Chris Brown thanks fans ‘despite my past’ at comeback gig

Singer plays first gig since assault case

Chris Brown played his first gig since being found guilty of assaulting ex-girlfriend Rihanna on Wednesday (October 27) at the East Rutherford Powerhouse in New Jersey.

The singer used the gig to say thanks to his fans “despite my past”, playing songs including ‘With You’ and ‘I Can Transform You’.

“Despite my past and stuff like that, I appreciate all of y’all,” he said, reports MTV News. “How long we gonna do this for? We gonna do this forever!”

Watch fan footage of the gig by clicking below.