Chris Brown Dumps Karrueche Tran Over Rihanna: 'I'd Rather Be Single'

Chris Brown has reportedly ended his 2-year relationship with Karrueche Tran, following reports that he and Rihanna have rekindled their romance.

Brown, 23, and Rihanna, 24, were photographed enjoying Jay-Z's concert at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York on Oct. 3 just days after they were reportedly spotted "kissing" in a New York nightclub. The "Turn Up The Music" singer confirmed his split from Tran, 24, according to

"I don't want to see her hurt over my friendship with Rihanna. I have decided to be single to focus on my career. I love Karrueche very much but I don't want to see her hurt over my friendship with Rihanna," Brown reportedly told

"I'd rather be single allowing us to both be happy in our lives," he went on.

Brown's announcement comes just one day after it was revealed that Tran was left furious after learning he has been spending time with Rihanna. The pair, who split in 2009 following a domestic assault incident, appeared to be in good spirits at Jay-Z's concert and at one point. Brown was seen resting his arm across the back of Rihanna's chair.

"[Karrueche] hit it a few hours ago. She mad at the [boy] and said to him 'I'm leaving you're trifling punk a--' and said 'f--- you.' He tried to calm her down- told her he didn't want her to leave and went after her, but she scooted on him," a source reportedly told

"[Karrueche's] really upset at Chris for what he's been doing [with Rihanna]. She basically told him to stop disrespecting her and at least give her some respect and not cheat on her right in her f------ face," the source added.

Tran, who is renowned for posting cryptic messages on her Twitter page, appeared to take a dig at Brown over his alleged trysts with Rihanna.

"There's a difference between a man and a boy," she tweeted on Oct. 2, adding, "I prefer men."

The following day, after Brown and Rihanna's alleged date the 24-year-old model was reportedly heartbroken prompting her to flee New York.

"Take off," she tweeted Oct. 3 adding "Bye baby."