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They were friends, they were enemies and now they are seemingly friends again. But what has actually happened over the years between Chris Brown, Drake and their common link, Rihanna? We bring you a timeline of the events.
In a show that Drake was headlining at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), he welcomed Chris Brown on stage and the two performed together.
It was confirmed that Drizzy and Breezy were recording together, when Drake told Etra; "I've just been in the studio. I was actually in the studio with Chris Brown for a little bit. Then I was studio hopping, seeing where I can lend my hand since I've done mine." In the interview, Drake denied that he was dating Rihanna, even though rumours had began to circulate.
Drake and Chris Brown are spotted in a New York nightclub together alon with Lil Jon, Idris Elba and other friends. The two seem to be enjoying the night together.
Along with Kanye West, T.I, Fabolous, Rick Ross and Andre 3000, Drake features on Chris Brown's official 'Deuces' remix.
That same month the two are spotted sitting together at basketball game alongside Lil' Wayne and Birdman.
Chris Brown releases a remix to Drake's 'Marvin’s Room,' – some people speculate that the lyrics in it are about Rihanna.
In a radio interview, DJ Whoo claimed that Drake and Rihanna had "fooled around" and that Drake had been "elbowed by Chris Brown" in the chin, describing the situation as "man down." When the story blew up in mainstream media, DJ Whoo posted on Twitter that he was only joking.
That same month Breezy and Drizzy has subliminal beef on Twitter Beef on Twitter, when Drake interrupted some Breezy/ Meek Mill trouble to tweet: "Oh that's your ho? That's our ho too. Lol". Chris replied; "This would be a dope ass movie!!!!" and "I’d like to send the bullsh*t a BIG F**K YOU from the bottom of my ballz."
Rihanna and Drake release 'Take Care' – and are seriously close in the music video. At around the same time , again stories circulate that they're together. Around the same time Rihanna and Chris release the sexy single 'Birthday Cake'.
A previously unreleased song from Drake and Chris Brown surfaces on the internet. The track, called 'Yamaha Mama' is the pair's take on Soulja Boy and Sean Kingston's collaboration of the same name. It's unknown when the track was recorded.
Drake and Chris Brown were allegedly involved in an altercation at WIP nightclub in New York supposedly over Rihanna – rumours flew around that Drake sent Chris Brown a rude note in the club and that bottles were thrown at each other. Chris Brown was injured in the brawl and posted photos of his injury on his Instagram page. Picture: Twitter
The New York Daily News reported that during a NY performance Drake referenced the incident, freestyling about Chris Brown giving him looks from the corner. Meanwhile, Breezy took shots at Drake on Cheef Keef's 'I Don't Like' remix, he shouted out Drake's Young Money friends Nicki Minaj and Lil Wayne but said of Drake: "Them eyebrows? Man, them sh*ts is yikes / OVO, you overdose, screamin' Y.O.L.O. though, I live twice!"
In an interview on EVR Radio Drake said of Chris Brown; "His insecurities are the fact that I make better music than him, that I'm more popping than him and that at one point in life the woman that he loves fell into my lap." Picture: Getty
Chris Brown must have heard his comments, as not long later he tweeted simply saying; "Lol"
In an interview with GQ Drake is asked about the altercation with Chris Brown, he said: "I hear he has everything he could want now. I don't want my name to be synonymous with that guy's name. I really don't. I wish we could sit down, just like you and me are right now, and talk it out man-to-man. But that's not going to happen."
Earlier this month a photo surfaced on Instagram of Chris Brown and Drake in the studio together. It was quickly removed but Big Sean had screen grabbed it and re-posted. Neither said anything about the matter. Picture: instagram/ Kosine5 http://instagram.com/p/qTs_q1lSjh/?modal=true
The thought that Drake and Chris Brown were friends again was confirmed when Breezy appeared in Drake's ESPYs sketch posing as his surgeon and shouting "YOLO!" Breezy and Drizzy are friends again. Picture: Twitter
This week Chris Brown posted a video on Instagram of himself singing his own playful take on Drake's '0 To 100'. A few months ago the video could have been taken as Breezy poking fun of Drizzy, but it's clear now that this is two friends having fun.
Towards the end of 2014, Chris Brown accused his ex-girlfriend Karrueche of going on secret dates with Drake during a lengthy post on Instagram, which he then deleted. Picture: Instagram
Following strong rumours about Drake dating Rihanna, a picture surfaced online showing Breezy and Meek making their feelings about the Canadian rapper clear. Picture: Instagram
Chris Brown appeared to send a message to Drake after the rapper confessed his love for Rihanna on stage at the 2016 MTV VMAs. In a swiftly-deleted Instagram post, Breezy called out "fake ass rappers" that Lil Wayne had given an opportunity to. Picture: Instagram
Chris Brown surprised fans when he decided to promote Drake's 2018 album 'Scorpion' on his Instagram Stories. The singer posted a screenshot of the artwork for his 44 million followers. Has their beef finally ended?
Drake surprised fans by offering some rare praise to Chris Brown on Instagram. In response to a Trey Songz post about basketball, Drake wrote "I wanna see CB [Chris Brown's] highlights I know you went 1 for 16." The OVO rapper suggested that Chris Brown is significantly better than mutual friend Trey Songz at basketball.
Drake surprised fans by following Chris Brown on Instagram. The OVO rapper appears to have completely put their issues behind him following their lengthy feud. Chris Brown had already previously followed Drake on Instagram. Will there be a collaboration in the near future?
Drake shocked the Hip-Hop world by bringing out Chris Brown at the Staples Center in LA. Drizzy told fans that he thought Chris Brown is "one of the most talented human beings on the planet", before inviting the singer on stage to perform 'Party' and 'Freaky Friday'. According to fan reports, Drake also said he wants to work on new music with Chris Brown very soon. Picture: Instagram
Drake attempted to solidify their friendship by gifting Chris Brown one of his latest OVO jackets. In return, Chris Brown suggested that he would send Drizzy some of his Black Pyramid clothing line. Picture: PA