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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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SD – “New World Order (Remix)” (Feat. Danny Brown) Video

SD is part of Chief Keef's Chicago crew GBE, and last week, in what might've been the greatest collision of exploding Chicago rap nihilism and…
Tom Breihan | August 22, 2013 - 4:23 pm

A$AP Ferg – “Reynolds” (Feat. Danny Brown)

Surrounding the release of Trap Lord, A$AP Ferg has just released a new non-album track. It's called "Reynolds" and features Danny Brown; stream it below.
Liz Pelly | August 17, 2013 - 12:37 pm

Danny Brown – “Hand Stand”

Rap energy-bomb Danny Brown has been on a serious roll lately, and with his new album Old supposedly just around the corner, we should expect…
Tom Breihan | August 16, 2013 - 12:17 pm

E-40 – “All My Niggas” (Feat. Danny Brown & Schoolboy Q) Video

Last month, the Bay Area rap originator E-40, one of the genre's few universally beloved and still-relevant figures, linked with internet-rap livewires Danny Brown and…
Tom Breihan | August 15, 2013 - 1:56 pm

SD – “New World Order (Remix)” (Feat. Danny Brown)

I probably should've realized this already, but after seeing him live in Sweden over the weekend, it's now absolutely apparent that I need to post…
Tom Breihan | August 12, 2013 - 3:35 pm

Way Out West 2013 Day 3: Kendrick Lamar, Cat Power, Disclosure, & More

On Friday, I sat down for a beer with Joel Borg, one of the founders of Gothenburg, Sweden's Way Out West festival. (I might post…
Tom Breihan | August 11, 2013 - 3:16 am

E-40 – “All My Niggas” (Feat. Danny Brown & Schoolboy Q)

Bay Area rap godfather and inveterate weirdo E-40 might be the most universally respected elder-statesman figure in all of rap right now, and his productivity…
Tom Breihan | July 19, 2013 - 9:09 am

Sasquatch! 2013 Sunday: Killer Mike, Grimes, Earl Sweatshirt, & More

If Friday and Saturday felt a little lite in the hip-hop department, Sunday was like an all you can eat buffet. I indulged quite a…
Miles Bowe | May 27, 2013 - 4:49 pm

Kitty Pryde Assesses “This Whole Danny Brown Oral Sex Thing”

Danny Brown and Kitty (née Pryde) have been on the road together for the Old And Reckless Tour for about a week. It was reported…
Claire Lobenfeld | May 2, 2013 - 10:54 am

Stereogum Monthly Mix: April 2013

After experimenting with three formats for the Monthly Mix -- MP3 zip, Spotify playlist, Soundcloud set, etc. -- in March we finally came upon a…
Amrit Singh | April 30, 2013 - 12:30 pm

Watch Danny Brown Debut “Dope Song” At Coachella

Danny Brown was one of the sweatiest performers I saw at Coachella, mostly because of his unrelenting rubbery energy in the mid-day blazing sun. During…
Claire Lobenfeld | April 22, 2013 - 1:42 pm

Paul White – “Street Lights” Video (Feat. Danny Brown)

Just like his fellow British producer the Purist before him, Paul White has made a psychedelic animated video for his recent Danny Brown collab, perha…
Tom Breihan | April 16, 2013 - 2:24 pm

Charli XCX – “What I Like” Remix (Feat. Danny Brown)

The young British dance-pop queen Charli XCX releases her excellent debut album True Romance tomorrow, and now the firebreathing Detroit rapper Danny Brown has jumped…
Tom Breihan | April 15, 2013 - 1:56 pm

Coachella 2013 Saturday: The Postal Service, Phoenix, The Make-Up, & More

Before we get into Saturday, let's not bury the day's big lede: R. Kelly joined Phoenix on stage to perform his biggest crossover that isn't…
Claire Lobenfeld | April 14, 2013 - 4:33 pm

10 Less Obvious Must-See Sets At Coachella ’13

Coachella Weekend 1 strikes tomorrow! If you’re heading out to Indio for the festival, we know you’re probably intending to check out Blur, Phoenix, the…
Claire Lobenfeld | April 11, 2013 - 11:36 am

Danny Brown – “Express Yourself”

I see you, Danny Brown. Hopping on a track the producer Trampy cites as inspired by Diplo's #ExpressYourself Twitter trend -- which is, essentially, hi…
Claire Lobenfeld | April 5, 2013 - 12:08 pm

Paul White – “Street Lights” (Feat. Danny Brown)

Here’s a thing Danny Brown loves doing: Jumping on a track from a British producer and just absolutely ripping it to shreds. His latest target…
Tom Breihan | March 20, 2013 - 10:51 am

Danny Brown – “Kush Coma” (Prod. by Skywlkr)

Without even listening to it, you know Danny Brown's "Kush Coma" is a song about weed -- and not just weed, but smoking to the…
Claire Lobenfeld | March 19, 2013 - 5:38 pm

The Purist – “Jealousy” Video (Feat. Danny Brown)

In making his psychedelic rap track "Jealousy," British producer the Purist made a very good decision when he recruited an on-fire Danny Brown to dro…
Tom Breihan | March 11, 2013 - 11:26 am

Kanye, Danny Brown Dis MTV’s Hottest MCs List

Every year, MTV sends a whole bunch of A-list rappers into paroxysms of rage when it reveals its Hottest MCs In The Game list. The…
Tom Breihan | March 6, 2013 - 11:07 am