It's official, Chris Brown is dropping his new album 'X'.  Breezy delighted his fans with the good news over the weekend, promising his 6th studio will be in stores soon.


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Chris Brown is finally ready to release his 6th studio album ‘X,’ Saturday (Feb. 22) Breezy made the announcement on his Twitter account that his next project is going to be drop this summer.  X will include Breezy’s chart topping hits ‘Fine China’, ‘Love More’ feat. Nicki Minaj and ‘Don’t Think They Know’ feat. the vocals of the late Aaliyah.  Listen to Tha Wire below and get the official release date for 'X'.  In the meantime, here's a little something to remind you, why you should pick it up when it drops.

According to E! News, Chris Brown has finished his court-ordered 90-day stint in rehab, however he plans to stay a little longer for further treatment.   So, he’s really putting a lot of effort into his recovery.  In addition, the singer was honored this past Friday (Feb. 21) by 2nd Call, an L.A community group, for his work with them and doing community oriented things his own Symphonic Love Foundation and Unity Campaign.

Proud of his award, the 24-year-old  went on Instagram and posted a photo of the beautiful plaque. “2nd Call honors tonight.. Really inspiring!” he wrote. “Thank you 2nd Call for this amazing award tonight!”

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In other news, unfortunately the battle continues between Ludacris’ and the mother of his 2-month old daughter Cai.  As previously reported Luda went before a judge last week and explained he couldn't afford his currant $15,000 child support payments.  In which the judge granted the rapper/actor a small brake, temporarily lowering his payments to $7,000 per month until he could review Luda’s financial situation further.  Now TMZ is reporting a surprise development in the case.  Apparently Ludacris is asking for full custody of his newborn daughter and requesting the judge to order the child’s mother Tamika Fuller pay him child support.

Get more details below inside Tha Wire.

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In more news, over the weekend Beyonce and John Legend were among the big winners at the 2014 in Los Angeles.

The R&B queen won a trophy for Outstanding Female Artist while John snatched two honors — Outstanding Male Artist and Outstanding Song for ‘All of Me.’

Other winners included Robin ThickeT.I. and Pharrell Williams and R&B diva K. Michelle who won Outstanding New Artist of the year.  Charlie Wilson and Janelle Monae won awards for Outstanding Albums and LL Cool J scored a trophy for Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series for ‘NCIS: Los Angeles.’

A major highlight of the event was the tribute to the late Nelson Mandela, led by Oprah Winfrey and Stevie Wonder .

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Finally, Jermaine Dupri has been hit with a $1 million lawsuit by his former business partner Eddie Weathers.  Radar Online reports the So So Def founder is being sued for failing to turn over profits on a merger deal involving Dieniahmar Music LLC.  According to his former partner, he and JD created the company in 2005, and they both own 50% of copyright interests in the company’s catalogue.  Weathers says his problem came in,  when Dupri signed a co-publishing deal with EMI Music with his new manager Willie Carter the following year and didn’t not named as a co-owner.

According to court documents, by doing that Dupri and Carter cut Weathers out of 50% of the profits and hundreds of thousands of dollars in royalties.  Get even more details about this and all of the above now.  Press play and listen to Tha Wire now.