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It was a good week for songs. Any week whose 5 Best Songs includes seven artists including Danny Brown, Ezra Koenig, Jessie Ware, Rustie, SBTRKT, Shura, and Spoon? That is a good week for songs. And you know what? You could maybe even argue that a few others shoulda been squeezed on there, too. Do… More »

It has to be a toss-up between Coachella and Bonnaroo as to which is our most iconic currently active American festival. Growing up in Pennsylvania, I found the earlier years of Bonnaroo somewhat mythic — I had friends who would make summer trips down to the festival, and they talked about it like it wa… More »

I came so close to including the Ghost Of A Saber Tooth Tiger’s “Animals” video this week, partly because it’s good on its own merits and partly because “eyelinered Jodorowskian hippie cult leader” is a way better look for Sean Lennon than “Cibo Matto bassist” or “guy in the East Village X-Large store waiting for… More »

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Riff Raff & Danny Brown – “Wetter Than Tsunami” Video

When it appeared on Riff Raff's 2014 album Neon Icon, the song "Wetter Than Tsunami" did not feature a Danny Brown guest verse. Now, all…
Tom Breihan | August 20, 2015 - 11:29 am
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DJ Spinn & DJ Rashad – “Dubby” (Feat. Danny Brown) Video

The Chicago footwork originator DJ Rashad died suddenly last year, but the music he left behind is still coming out. "Dubby," a track that he…
Tom Breihan | August 18, 2015 - 11:43 am

Danny Brown + Clams Casino – “Worth It”

It just makes sense to get excited when you see the names "Danny Brown" and "Clams Casino" next to each other. The two have teamed…
Tom Breihan | August 3, 2015 - 10:27 am
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Adult Swim Announces 2015 Singles Series With Danny Brown, Chromatics, Run The Jewels, FlyLo, Sia x SOPHIE, & More

Adult Swim's annual singles series is back for the sixth time starting next week, and as usual the Cartoon Network offshoot has rounded up a…
Chris DeVille | June 5, 2015 - 12:01 pm
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Kembe X – “Hereditary (2 Bitches)” (Feat. Danny Brown)

Kembe X is a young rapper from Chicago who's worked with people like Ab-Soul, and his new track "Hereditary (2 Bitches)," he extols the virtue…
Tom Breihan | May 28, 2015 - 9:53 am

Beatking – “DBA (Remix)” (Feat. Danny Brown) Video

I don't know how I missed this, but Beatking, the booming and gleefully nasty Houston rapper, released a new mixtape called Club God 4 back…
Tom Breihan | April 15, 2015 - 9:44 am

Watch Danny Brown’s Red Bull Music Academy Lecture

Danny Brown sat down with journalist Hattie Collins in Glasgow on 3/28 as part of the Red Bull Music Academy's UK tour. Collins interviewed Brow…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | April 8, 2015 - 12:46 pm
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Watch Danny Brown Walk Off Stage After Being Hit By A Glass Of Water

Practically every moment of our lives can be captured on video these days -- even the ones we'd rather not have preserved. Danny Brown ha…
Caitlin White | March 30, 2015 - 12:40 pm
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Watch Danny Brown React To “Cat Bros” On MTV’s Ridiculousness

Danny Brown's love for his cat Siren is one of the many well-documented, awesome things about the Detroit rapper. Recently Brown appeared on MTV's Ridiculousness,…
Caitlin White | February 11, 2015 - 1:05 pm

Check Out Danny Brown’s Theme For Eddie Huang’s TV Series Fresh Off The Boat

Danny Brown is a versatile rapper who makes anything he's involved in feel effortless and cool, but he also has his finger on the pulse…
Caitlin White | February 5, 2015 - 10:28 am

Eminem, Royce da 5’9″, Big Sean, Danny Brown, Dej Loaf, Trick Trick – “Detroit Vs. Everybody” Video

Last year, Eminem rounded up all the nationally relevant rappers in his hometown -- and there are a lot of them, even if they have…
Tom Breihan | January 23, 2015 - 1:02 pm

Danny Brown Is Writing A Children’s Book

Danny Brown is currently at work on the follow-up to his 2013 album Old. This is very, very good news. But Brown is also working…
Tom Breihan | January 5, 2015 - 11:28 am
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Watch Young Thug, Killer Mike, Danny Brown, Pusha T, & Dozens More On 42-Minute Posse Cut “The Rap Monument”

Up until today, the Game's 13-minute, 25-rapper "One Blood" remix has been the final word in absurd, overlong rap posse cuts. But now Noisey…
Tom Breihan | December 18, 2014 - 2:16 pm
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Action Bronson & Danny Brown – “Bad News” (Prod. The Alchemist)

The newly re-released Grand Theft Auto V features a pile of new songs, and one of those songs is "Bad News," in which singular ra…
Tom Breihan | December 2, 2014 - 10:23 am

New Flying Lotus, Danny Brown, Action Bronson Songs Included In Relaunched Grand Theft Auto V

The Grand Theft Auto games are known for their awesome soundtracks, and Rockstar Games has announced the tracklists for each of the game's 17 radio…
James Rettig | November 17, 2014 - 6:40 pm

Eminem – “Detroit Vs. Everybody” (Feat. Royce Da 5’9″, Big Sean, Danny Brown, Dej Loaf & Trick Trick)

Eminem, who is a butthead, is about to release Shady XV, a double-disc compilation of tracks from his Shady Records label. The album has a…
Tom Breihan | November 11, 2014 - 9:54 am

Phantogram – “Black Out Days (Remix)” (Feat. Danny Brown & Leo Justi)

We've already heard a Future Islands remix of Phantogram's exquisite Voices single "Black Out Days." Now here's another alternate take by Brazilian "heavy baile" producer…
Chris DeVille | November 5, 2014 - 1:44 pm
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Rustie – “Attak (Swisha House Remix)” (Feat. Danny Brown)

On the single "Attak," the Glaswegian dance-music maximalist Rustie and the Detroit rap wolverine Danny Brown teamed up for an all-out blitzkrieg of a track.
Tom Breihan | October 15, 2014 - 3:17 pm
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Danny Brown – “Smokin’ & Drinkin'” Video

Danny Brown's A-Trak-produced "Smokin' & Drinkin'" is maybe the most raucous party song on the phenomenal 2013 LP Old, an album with a back half…
Tom Breihan | September 17, 2014 - 9:59 am
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Beatking – “Rambunctious” (Feat. Danny Brown & Riff Raff)

The Houston rapper Beatking is a regional Texas cult hero who seems ready to get the internet going nuts, at least when people start hearing…
Tom Breihan | September 9, 2014 - 12:31 pm
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