updated 02/21/2012 AT 11:00 AM ET
•originally published 02/21/2012 AT 2:35 PM ET
But nearly three years to the day, Brown, 22, and Rihanna, 24, were again spending time together on music’s biggest night – and it was an unexpected collaboration.
The remix of Rihanna’s “Birthday Cake,” featuring Brown, lacks no shortage of sex appeal – not to mention not-safe-for-work lyrics.
“Girl, I wanna f— you right now,” sings Brown, whose return to the Grammy stage this year was met with mixed reviews. “Been a long time/I’ve been missing your body.”
While the songstress doesn’t get down and dirty with explicit lyrics on Brown’s remix of “Turn up the Music,” she does seem to suggest a rather revealing message.
“I love you, baby,” she sings.
Amid their musical reunion, tell us: