Chris Brown can't seem to stay out of the negative spotlight this year, and it looks like he's back in it once again.

According to TMZ, the Royalty singer was reportedly involved in a nightclub brawl earlier this morning during one of his paid appearances in Tampa, Fla.

The R&B crooner appeared at Aja Channelside with his team and a photographer was reportedly taking photos of Breezy when he and his entourage arrived around 1:30 a.m. The site reports the singer and his team shut the photographer down from taking any photos, but things later escalated.

While Chris was by the DJ booth later on during the event, the photographer continued to take photos of him from behind as he addressed the crowd, which reportedly riled up the hit-maker. The site says Breezy allegedly jumped over a couch and started punching the photographer in the face as he was being cornered.

TMZ says authorities were called to the scene, but by the time they arrived, the "Party" singer left the venue. The photographer claims his "lip got split open and his jaw hurts" following the incident, and he is planning on pressing charges against Chris after his trip to the hospital. Being that this isn't the first time Breezy has been accused of getting violent, this could turn ugly for the singer if he isn't more careful.

Check out the video of Chris allegedly being involved in the nightclub brawl below.

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