Jermaine Dupri says Chris Brown will be bigger than Tupac

Chris Brown BET Awards 2014

As Chris Brown is in the midst of making another comeback, there’s one former music mogul who’s definitely in the singer’s corner. Prior to yesterday’s 2014 BET Awards, Jermaine Dupri spoke to Miss Info about Brown and said that he has the potential to be bigger than hip-hop icon, Tupac Shakur.

“He’s a star,” Dupri said. “I told people when he came out of jail, he’s going to be Tupac. He’s an R&B singer and a singer’s music is supposed to go farther than rap. And, it stretches over different boundaries. To me, he’s going to be more famous than Tupac. I mean, it is what it is. I just feel it. He’s a star, and I can’t front on it.”

Brown’s career has been constantly marred by controversy, yet the singer seems to always find his way back to pop prominence. According to Dupri, Breezy’s gift for performing is his ace-in-the-hole.

“When he performs, watch how people act about him,” Dupri said.

Stereo Williams
Stereo Williams

Todd "Stereo" Williams, entertainment writer based in New York City. He co-founded Thirty 2 Oh 1 Productions, an indie film company.

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