According to Ray J, he went through a time of deep depression following the encounter, all the while trying to figure out what led him to act out the way he did and "how can I now grow and be better?" On May 30, 2014, Ray J was at a bar of the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, California when a woman accused him of inappropriately touching her posterior.On February 11, 2012, Whitney Houston died of "accidental drowning", as ruled by the coroner.
"I Hit It First" caused controversy for allegedly aiming its lyrics at Kim Kardashian and Kanye West.His older sister Brandy is an award-winning, multi-platinum recording artist. Ray J recorded "Another Day in Paradise" with Brandy, which was a Top Ten success in Austria, UK, Germany, Sweden, Switzerland, Belgium, Norway, Ireland, the Netherlands and number 11 in Australia and France.Early in his life, he moved with his family from Mc Comb, Mississippi to Los Angeles, California, and in 1989 started appearing in television commercials for different companies. The song was the lead single of the R&B/Hip Hop tribute Urban Renewal, in which he co-produced and performed songs.On both shows, Ray's character was related to Brandy's (cousin/half-brother on Moesha, brother on One on One).In February 2007, a pornographic home video he made with former girlfriend Kim Kardashian in 2003 was made public. In 2009, Norwood starred in his own VH1 reality dating show, For the Love of Ray J. For his show on March 24, 2009 he released the soundtrack/studio album called For The Love Of Ray J.