Bobby Brown stepped away from his daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown’s bedside to make his first public appearance since her hospitalization. The veteran R&B crooner performed a scheduled gig at the Soul Food Festival in Los Angeles on Saturday (April 11).

During his performance, Brown took a moment to address the “rough times” he’s been going through with his daughter’s medical dilemma and thanked the crowd for their support.

"I wanna thank all of y'all for coming out tonight, for supporting me and my family," he said. "Rough times are rough times. Hard times are hard times. I don't know what the hell I'm going through right now, but I'm giving it to God and letting him deal with it."

In the video above, the 46-year-old singer was quite energetic as he performed “On Our Own.” Afterward, a TMZ cameraman asked him a ridiculous question. “How often do you travel to Atlanta?” To which Brown replied, "Right now."

It's been almost three months since Bobbi Kristina was rushed to a hospital after she was found submerged face-down in a bathtub on Jan. 31. Since then, the 22-year-old singer has been on a ventilator shortly after arriving at North Fulton Hospital in Roswell, Ga. Bobbi was later transferred to Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, before being moved to a rehabilitation facility. She remains on life support.

Bobbi Kristina’s grandmother, Cissy Houston, who is Whitney's mother, told New York's WBLS FM radio that she remains optimistic for her granddaughter's recovery. "So I'm asking everyone to pray to the Lord, who we know can do something about it,” she said.

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