Chris Brown, Drake in nightclub brawl

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iol tonight pic Chris Brown Brawl~1 AP This combination of 2012 and 2011 file photos shows hip hop stars Chris Brown, left, and Drake. New York City police investigated a report Thursday, June 14, 2012 of a bar brawl involving hip-hop stars Drake and Chris Brown and their entourages in which bottles flew and five people were injured. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, Chris Pizzello)

 A representative for hip-hop star Drake says he was leaving a New York nightclub when a brawl began between fellow singer Chris Brown and others.

A statement released Thursday says Drake did not engage in activity that injured anyone.

Police say five people were injured in the fight, where people from both entourages were throwing bottles. It's not clear what prompted the fight, and no arrests have been made. Neither star was on the scene when police arrived.

Brown tweeted a photo of himself with a cut chin, then removed it, as well as other messages about the fight, including epithets and taunts.

A representative for Brown has not returned a message seeking comment. - Sapa-AP


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