August 6th, 2013
04:50 PM ET
Chris Brown's next album might also be his last.
The 24-year-old performer tweeted Tuesday that he's considering an early retirement from music.
"Don't worry mainstream America," Brown said. "After this X album, it'll probably be my last album."
The "X" album he's referring to is due August 20, but most of the press Brown's been generating lately has nothing to do with his professional life.
Last month, a judge revoked his probation because of allegations that he didn't give his license and registration to another driver after a minor traffic accident.
Although two of the charges against the singer were soon dropped, MTV reports that Brown was booked on the hit-and-run charge Monday at a Los Angeles County jail and released within minutes. He now awaits a hearing on August 16, when a trial date will be set to determine if the probation revocation should hold.
If it does, the singer could wind up being ordered to serve part of the original five-year sentence that was imposed after he was convicted in the 2009 assault of his ex, Rihanna.
With so much concentration on his legal troubles, Brown said Tuesday that the fame that comes with it isn't worth it.
"Being famous is amazing when it's for ur music and talent," he tweeted. "I'm tired of being famous for a mistake I made when i was 18. I'm cool & over it!"
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