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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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Lucki Eck$ – “Weightin’ On” (Feat. Danny Brown) (Stereogum Premiere)

Lucki Eck$ is an 18-year-old rapper from Chicago who has caught the attention of some very talented people. Earlier this month we posted his "Ouch
Chris DeVille | August 11, 2014 - 10:22 am

Rustie – “Attak” (Feat. Danny Brown) Video

The Scottish producer Rustie and the Detroit rapper Danny Brown have worked together a few times before, but their frantic new collab "Attak" is probably…
Tom Breihan | August 11, 2014 - 8:49 am
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Danny Brown Says His Record With The Avalanches Will “Change The World”

Australian DJ crew the Avalanches released their landmark debut album Since I Left You in 2000, and since then, there have been a lot of…
Tom Breihan | July 28, 2014 - 12:13 pm
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Rustie – “Attak” (Feat. Danny Brown)

Last month, Rustie released the first single from Green Language, the very long-awaited follow up to his just about perfect debut, Glass Swords. One of…
Miles Bowe | July 24, 2014 - 3:14 pm
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Watch A$AP Rocky Join Danny Brown Onstage At Wembley

This past weekend, Eminem played a huge show at London's Wembley Stadium and brought Dr. Dre with him. As an opening act, Em chose fellow…
Tom Breihan | July 14, 2014 - 12:26 pm

Busdriver – “Ego Death” (Feat. Aesop Rock & Danny Brown) Video (Stereogum Premiere)

A couple of weeks ago, the motormouthed L.A. rap expressionist Busdriver lined up fellow underground rap originals Aesop Rock and Danny Brown for a dense,…
Tom Breihan | July 9, 2014 - 2:45 pm
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Rustie – “Raptor”

For many people (myself included), Rustie was just about the best thing to happen to electronic music in 2011. His debut album, Glass Swords, wa…
Miles Bowe | June 20, 2014 - 5:59 pm

Busdriver – “Ego Death” (Feat. Aesop Rock & Danny Brown)

Busdriver, Aesop Rock, and Danny Brown all come from vastly different corners of the map, both geographically and figuratively, but all three are among underground…
Tom Breihan | June 16, 2014 - 11:08 am
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Danny Brown’s Pissed He Was Cut From A$AP Mob’s “Hella Hoes”

Last week, Harlem's A$AP Mob debuted a new track called "Hella Hoes," and all four of the rappers who appeared on that song (Rocky, Ferg,…
Tom Breihan | June 9, 2014 - 8:53 am
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Ghostface Killah & BADBADNOTGOOD – “Six Degrees” (Feat. Danny Brown)

It's hard to imagine two more appealing characters in rap than Ghostface Killah and Danny Brown, two gifted storytellers with peerless knack for detail and…
Chris DeVille | May 27, 2014 - 12:27 pm
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Bumbershoot Lineup 2014

The Bumbershoot Festival goes down in venues around Seattle every year on Labor Day weekend, and the lineup for this year's festivities on 8/30-9/1 just…
Chris DeVille | May 9, 2014 - 9:46 am
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Danny Brown – “25 Bucks” (Feat. Purity Ring) Video

Last year, Danny Brown released the tortured, introspective, adventurous rap opus Old, one of the year's best albums. One of the risky choices he made…
Tom Breihan | April 9, 2014 - 9:54 am

Watch Danny Brown Play Arsenio

A Danny Brown show is a frantic and beautiful thing that doesn't really translate to late-night TV, but that hasn't stopped late-night TV hosts from…
Tom Breihan | March 26, 2014 - 9:07 am

Watch Danny Brown Play Kimmel With Purity Ring’s Megan James

Danny Brown is one of rap's most electric live performers, but somehow he'd never performed on a late-night show before last night. As the musical…
Tom Breihan | January 23, 2014 - 8:47 am
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The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

We skipped 5 Best Songs last week because of the holiday, so we considered any music that dropped between last week and this one eligible…
Stereogum | January 3, 2014 - 2:42 pm
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Vampire Weekend – “Step (Remix Feat. Danny Brown, Heems, & Despot)”

Vampire Weekend were lyrically namechecking Lil Jon the first time we ever heard them, nearly seven years ago now, but it's taken them until now…
Tom Breihan | January 2, 2014 - 8:57 am
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The Year In Molly

MDMA aka ecstasy aka Molly has a long, storied musical history and wizened drug rappers Danny Brown and Juicy J have been spearheading a new…
Chris DeVille | December 18, 2013 - 9:04 am
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