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Detroit Hip Hop Artist Zelooperz Talks About Linking With Danny Brown's Bruiser Brigade and Dealing With Haters, New Album 'Bothic' Out Now

Kelly Frazier | Posted 04.07.2016 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

(Photo Credit: Jake Bayer) Emerging out of Detroit, Zelooperz is one of the most exuberant hip-hop artists out of the city since probably his own me...

Detroit Hip-Hop Artist Wants to Get Real Poets in the Classroom

Kelly Frazier | Posted 11.06.2016 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

Danny Brown has become one the great success stories coming from our hip-hop scene here in Detroit. Always staying true to himself, he's been able to carve out his own lane in the music industry and show the world exactly who he is.

Brooklyn's 2015 Afropunk Festival: NO Ism Schism!

Marlon Regis | Posted 08.25.2016 | Home
Marlon Regis

No Sexism. No Racism. No Ableism. No Ageism. No Homophobia. No Fatphobia. No Transphobia. No Hatefulness. Basically, no divide among people caused by ANY prejudice beliefs!

8 Songs to Listen to Before Afropunk Comes to Atlanta

Timothy Tukes | Posted 08.11.2016 | Home
Timothy Tukes

AFROPUNK Fest, America's best Black alternative music and arts festival, is coming to Atlanta, and it's a big deal. The two-day festival is an Black alternative music virtuoso's utopia. The famed Brooklyn-rooted festival will make its 'Dirty South' debut on Saturday, Oct 3rd in Atlanta's Central Park.

Eminem's New Music Video Is All About Detroit

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 01.23.2015 | Home

Featured on his "Shady XV" compilation, Eminem recruited some of Detroit's finest emcees -- Big Sean, Danny Brown, Dej Loaf, Royce da 5'9" and Trick T...

Rapper Set To Pen Dr. Seuess-Styled Children's Book

Rolling Stone | Posted 01.06.2015 | Home
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Danny Brown is hard at work on his fourth studio album – but he's also grinding away at another, more unusual, project: a Dr. Seuss-inspired childre...

Jessica Goodman

Danny Brown: 'I'm The Best Rapper Ever' | Jessica Goodman | Posted 10.28.2014 | Home

On a boat in the middle of the East River, Danny Brown rustled through a Louis Vuitton backpack, printed with the brand's classic logo. After shoving ...

Is This The Most Powerful Song Of The Decade?

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 08.19.2014 | Home

Each week, the HuffPost Entertainment team will compile and share some of our favorite tracks discovered across the web, whether they are brand new tu...

If Rappers Were Copywriters

Simon Goetz | Posted 02.02.2014 | Home
Simon Goetz

I'm selling dope, straight off the iPhone. Are you saying that you're actually selling drugs using your iPhone? We ran it by Marketing and they love your energy, but insist the copy is way off brand.

My Story of First Meeting Detroit Hip Hop Artist Danny Brown and Its Significance on Detroit

Kelly Frazier | Posted 01.23.2014 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

With everyone telling the Danny Brown story right now, I'd rather tell my story of meeting him around the time when his Hot Soup album dropped and its significance on hip-hop in Detroit.

These Songs Are So Perfect

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 09.25.2013 | Home

Ever wondered what it would sound like if The Cure covered "Twinkle Twinkle Little Star"? Or if Vampire Weekend played "I'm a Little Teapot"? Of cours...

Drugs Take Center Stage In Rapper's New Video

Posted 11.19.2013 | Home

Danny Brown has never been shy about rapping drug-inflected tales of parties, and his latest video offers a pretty quick introduction to his molly-alc...

The Biggest Block Party Of The Year

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 07.19.2013 | Home

Mad Decent's Block Party tour is a curious thing -- an amalgam of music festival, blacktop hangout and street fair, Diplo's traveling circus of trend-...

Kia Makarechi

Rapper: Jay-Z's Album Sounds Like When Jordan 'Bought The Whole Team' | Kia Makarechi | Posted 07.15.2013 | Home

Internet rapper extraordinaire Danny Brown is spending a lot of time listening to "Old," his forthcoming album on Fool's Gold. We haven't heard it, an...

The Final Authority on Influence Marketing

Jure Klepic | Posted 08.15.2013 | Home
Jure Klepic

Influence marketing has been anointed as the golden-haired darling of the social media world ever since marketers first figured out that word-of-mouth...

License To Pill

A-Trak | Posted 07.20.2013 | Home

I don't know anything about drugs. Never tried them. Yet as I write this, I am trying to sign a group with a song called "Bath Salts" and an album titled "D.R.U.G.S.". Danny Brown, my record label's marquee artist, calls himself the Adderall Admiral, openly does interviews high on Molly and raps: "it's a miracle I'm living." I happen to think he is one of the most enthralling artists out. How do I reconcile my respect for Danny and the fact that so many of his wildly creative and entertaining songs revolve around drug usage?

Attacked Onstage: Gropings, Bird Droppings And Worse

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 05.19.2013 | Home

Live shows are the prime opportunity for fans to get some facetime with their favorite musicians -- but some inevitably get a little too close. The ph...

A Letter to the Girl Who Gave Danny Brown Oral Sex On Stage

Courtney Garcia | Posted 07.09.2013 | Home
Courtney Garcia

Dear Girl Who Gave Danny Brown Oral Sex On Stage. I wanted to reach out because I was a little concerned. What worried me is that it appears you weren't aware of your options. Let me break it down for you.

Rapper Gets Oral Sex On Stage, But Was It An Assault?

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 05.15.2013 | Home

Rapper Danny Brown was performing in Minneapolis on Friday when a fan pulled down his pants and attempted to perform oral sex on the 32-year-old Detro...

Who You Will Be Listening To Very Soon

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 03.11.2013 | Home

The nation's hippest folks descend on Austin each year for South By Southwest, a three-pronged festival that aims to bring forth the best, newest and ...

Danny Brown Talks New Album, Favorite Drug Habits

Pitchfork | Posted 03.30.2013 | Detroit

In the two years since Danny Brown's breakthrough mixtape, XXX, the Detroit MC has become a ubiquitous figure, a go-to for artists of any stripe-- fro...

Detroit Musicians Heading To Huge Music Fest

Posted 01.25.2013 | Detroit

A movie based on his musical career, "Searching For Sugar Man," is nominated for a Best Documentary Oscar, and he's just been announced on the lineup ...

Detroit Hip Hop Producer House Shoes Lets It All Go on Debut Album

Kelly Frazier | Posted 10.05.2012 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

Detroit is a special place. After you sharpen your teeth within the scene, you always represent the city no matter where you live. You are always a Detroiter.

Best of Pitchfork Music Festival 2012

Gideon Resnick | Posted 09.16.2012 | Home
Gideon Resnick

Union Park's attendees waded in mud at times and baked under the relentlessly hot sun at others during Pitchfork's eighth annual festival. Besides the battle against the elements, festival goers had plenty else to engage them, as the weekend offered a palate of surefire hits and miscalculated flops.

Mixtape Review: Childish Gambino's "Royalty"

Rap Genius | Posted 09.04.2012 | Home
Rap Genius

The more things change, the more Childish Gambino's commitments to Asian women and pop-culture references stay the same. The style wrapped around those CG mainstays is evolving for the better, though.