Chris Brown tells his fans he's "not a monster" in a video posted on YouTube.
In it, the 20-year-old singer leans in and speaks directly into the camera, which appears to be positioned in front of a bowling lane. He talks about his new album called "Graffiti," and a single expected this summer.
Then he says: "Everybody that's haters, they just been haters. All my real fans, I love you. I ain't a monster."
Brown, who's been charged with felony assault and making criminal threats against Rihanna on the night of the Grammy Awards in February, did not mention his former girlfriend.
It's not immediately clear when the video was shot. A publicist for Brown didn't immediately respond to a request for comment Wednesday.