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Chris Brown agrees to 1,000 hours of service

LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 16: R&B singer Chris Brown appears in court with his attorney Mark Geragos (not pictured) for a probation violation hearing on August, 16 2013 in Los Angeles, California. Brown's probation has been reinstated and he must perform 1,000 hours of community service. Brown was first placed on probation after the 2009 domestic violence case in which he pleaded guilty to assaulting his then-girlfriend singer Rihanna. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

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R&B singer Chris Brown appears in court for a probation violation hearing on Friday in Los Angeles. Brown’s probation has been reinstated and he must perform 1,000 hours of community service.

Chris Brown likes to paint and sing about graffiti and soon he could be scrubbing it from sites across Los Angeles.

The “Run It” singer agreed Friday to complete 1,000 new hours of community labor to resolve a battle with prosecutors over his probation for beating Rihanna in 2009.

The DA’s office had been gunning for revocation of Brown’s felony probation — a move that could have landed him in jail.

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The DA’s office had been gunning for revocation of Brown’s felony probation — a move that could have landed him in jail.

The judge said Brown could lick the additional chunk of hard labor doing freeway trash removal, beach clean-up, graffiti abatement or maintenance and janitorial work for the county probation department. The DA’s office had been gunning for revocation of Brown’s felony probation — a move that could have landed him in jail.

At the very least, prosecutors wanted a modification that would have forced him to repeat the six months of community labor included in his original sentence.

The DA’s office had been gunning for revocation of Brown’s felony probation — a move that could have landed him in jail.

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The DA’s office had been gunning for revocation of Brown’s felony probation — a move that could have landed him in jail.

Brown is on felony probation for beating Rihanna (pictured) in 2009.

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Brown is on felony probation for beating Rihanna (pictured) in 2009.

Brown likes to paint and sing about graffiti (seen here at his Los Angeles home) and soon he could be scrubbing it from sites across LA.

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Brown likes to paint and sing about graffiti (seen here at his Los Angeles home) and soon he could be scrubbing it from sites across LA.


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