Bobby Brown and Chris Brown. Both controversial figures who share a surname and other attributes. Both R&B singers have found themselves in the news lately for unrelated, semi-scandalous reasons. Both frequent THG conversation topics.
Which Brown is best? Or the least terrible? Time for a THG Tale of the Tape!
1. CAREER ALBUMS SOLD
Bobby Brown: 20 million
Chris Brown: 12 million
2. TWITTER FANS
Bobby Brown: 33,052
Chris Brown: 8,205,360
3. RAP SHEET
Bobby Brown: Felony battery, DUI, unpaid child support, parole violation(s)
Chris Brown: Felony battery
Bobby Brown: Condoms
Chris Brown: Haters
5. CURRENT PARTNER
6. CURRENTLY FEUDING WITH
Bobby Brown: Cissy Houston
Chris Brown: CM Punk
7. BIGGEST HITS
Bobby Brown: "My Prerogative", "Roni"
Chris Brown: "Run It", "With You"
8. COLLABORATIONS WITH LOVER/VICTIM
Bobby Brown: "Something in Common"
Chris Brown: "Turn Up the Music," "Birthday Cake" remix
9. NOTABLE TV APPEARANCES
Bobby Brown: Celebrity Fit Club, Gone Country, Being Bobby Brown
Chris Brown: Tosh.0 (above)
10. RECENT FAUX PAS
Bobby Brown: Inexplicably leaving Whitney Houston funeral early
Chris Brown: Smashing GMA window, weekly Twitter rampage
VERDICT: Chris Brown takes it, decisively, 6-2. Despite whatever flaws he has, his career is still on an upward trajectory. Even Rihanna's recording with him again!