‘Before the Party’ is an extensive listen ahead of his ‘Royalty’ release next month.


Chris Brown surprise released his Before The Party mixtape on Friday (Nov. 27).

Brown pulled out the big guns for this unannounced release, inviting Rihanna, Wiz Khalifa and Kelly Rowland on the mixtape’s opening track “Counterfeit.” Others landing on the compilation ahead of his Royalty LP out Dec. 18 includes Wale on “All I Need,” Tyga on “Text Message” and French Montana & Fetty Wap on “Hell Of A Nite.”

Stream the entire mixtape here:

Brown also premiered a music video for his song “Fine By Me” off Royalty, a continuation from his recent “Liquor / Zero” visual. In the clip, Brown is drugged by a woman he’s pursuing and experiences a hellish world with a heightened sense of awareness.

His battle? Fighting inner demons.

Watch here:

Before The Party track list:

1. “Counterfeit” feat. Rihanna, Wiz Khalifa, Kelly Rowland
2. “Go
3. “***”
4. “Holy Angel”
5. “*****”
6. “Play Me”
7. “Gotta Get Up”
8. “All I Need” feat. Wale
9. “Text Message” feat. Tyga
10. “Redlights”
11. “Just So You Know”
12. “Ghetto Tales”
13. “Come Home Tonight”
14. “The Breakup”
15. “Hell of a Nite” feat. French Montana and Fetty Wap
16. “Freaky ****”
17. “Beat It Up”
18. “Won’t Change”
19. “Here We Go Again”
20. “Freak At Night/Fan”
21. “Swallow Me Down”
22. “Till the Morning”
23. “Right Now”
24. “Seasons Change”
25. “Roses Turn Blue”
26. “Second Hand Love”
27. “I Can’t Win”
28. “Matter”
29. “Lipstick on the Glass”
30. “Scared to Love You”
31. “Show Off”
32. “Desperado”
33. “Trust Me”
34. “4 Seconds”


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