Chris Brown is countersuing Sha’keir Duarte, who accused the singer’s entourage of attacking him outside a recording studio earlier this year.
Chris Brown, 24, filed an assault and battery lawsuit against Sha’keir Duarte on November 6.
In a previous lawsuit, Sha’keir Duarte claimed he was injured in a fight between the entourages of Chris Brown and Frank Ocean in January outside a studio in Hollywood.
Sha’keir Duarte sued Brown in August, saying the singer had started the fight.
However, Chris Brown’s countersuit accuses Sha’keir Duarte of causing the fight after he pushed, kicked and punched the singer.
Chris Brown filed an assault and battery lawsuit against Sha’keir Duarte
Chris Brown also said Sha’keir Duarte had threatened to kill him and wants damages.
Sha’keir Duarte’s attorney Joseph Porter III is yet to make a comment.
No criminal charges were filed over the fight, but Chris Brown may face jail after being arrested last month in Washington DC for allegedly punching a man outside a hotel.
Chris Brown spent a day in custody and faces a misdemeanour battery charge over the incident.
The rapper is due back in court on November 25.
Chris Brown is still on five years’ probation after attacking his ex-girlfriend Rihanna in 2009 before the Grammy music awards.
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Chris Brown and Frank Ocean are alleged to have got involved in a fight on Sunday night.
Police were called after the singers were involved in an altercation over a parking space, it has been reported by TMZ.
The incident is reported to have happened when the controversial R & B star left the Westlake Recording studio in the Los Angeles area where he had been listening to one of the artists he represents.
According to TMZ, Chris Brown went to leave the studio but “was blocked by Frank Ocean and his crew”.
Sources told the website that Frank Ocean said: “This is my studio, this is my parking spot,” adding that Chris Brown “went to shake Ocean’s hand when he was ‘attacked by one of Frank’s people”.
An insider connected with Chris Brown claimed one of the singer’s friends “jumped in front and hit Frank’s head”.
Frank Ocean then “came at Chris and Chris pushed him away and they started brawling”, sources added.
Chris Brown and Frank Ocean are alleged to have got involved in a fight on Sunday night
However, Frank Ocean has a different version of the story, writing on Twitter: “Got jumped by Chris and a couple guys lol.”
“I only wish everest was there.”
He then added: “Cut my hand now I can’t play with two hands at the grammys.”
This is not the first time the two singers have been involved in conflict.
Last July, Chris Brown was forced to deny aiming a homophobic slur towards Frank Ocean when asked his opinion on the star.
He denied making the comments on his Twitter page, posting: “My Opinion on the whole Frank Ocean subject is ……… Love who u wanna love. It’s ur decision. People stop searching for BS.”
Frank Ocean came out as gay in a post on his blog last year.