Chris Brown is ready to release his first hip hop mixtape Boy in Detention soon. The R&B singer-turned-rapper made the announcement, along with a disclaimer, via Twitter today (August 1).
"New (chris brown) hop hop mixtape called 'Boy in Dentention' coming soon!'… I'm a singer so if this mixtape doesn't reach you quota for hip hop! Simply don't listen," he tweeted.
Brown recently released two new 9th Wonder-produced songs "Real Hip Hop Shit #3" and "Real Hip Hop Shit #4.
The platinum-selling R&B star gave a shoutout to the illustrator behind the cover art in a tweet, "MIXTAPE COVER ART done by wonderful @minakwon."
He also let fans know that the tape was a warm up for his upcoming fifth, Fortune.
“I love my fans so much!!!! Im excited for the mixtape and this killer album! I promise Fortune is better than FAME!”
Boy in Detention is set for release August 5.