Chris has been working to divert the media attention back tohis music. On Sunday, he made his firstperformance appearance since the Rihanna assault. During a tour stop inVirginia, Lil' Wayneinvited Chris to fill in for Drake, who was recovering from a bad fall he had taken at a previous concert.
Chris joined Wayneon stage to perform Drake's "Best I Ever Hard." Chris also danced to MichaelJackson's "Billie Jean" and received a positive response from the audience.
Chris admitted to beatingRihanna in February, the day before the Grammy Awards.
As part of Chris' plea deal, he was sentenced to five yearsprobation, six months of community labor and to take a course on domesticabuse.
In July, Chris released a video,announcing that he had apologized to Rihanna numerous times.
- Los Angeles Superior Court Judge