March 16, 1981 in Detroit
Detroit, Michigan, United States
Daniel Dewan Sewell, Dee Luciano
Danny Brown is an American rapper. He released a number of mixtapes before dropping his debut album The Hybrid in 2010. He followed this release with the critically acclaimed XXX (2011) and Old (2013) LPs. Old entered the US Billboard top 20, marking his first entry onto the chart. The Detroit, Michigan rapper was described by MTV as "one of rap's most unique figures in recent memory.
Dark, truthful rhymes, twisting your mind by bringing you face to face with the facts, how things work and where they can lead you if you don't play this game the wise way and take it easy. Words that are spitted out violently, reaching our ears rapidly, like cold water on our backs by an exceptionally fearless voice.
Not a regular drug-related hip hop song. Fortunately there is Danny speaking about the other side of the things than only praising the hours he's spending being high. True words by a real artist, where he started from, how he's holding on but also acknowledging that he can't go back to the starting point because of any kind of habit. Once more, well done.
Danny Brown September 20, 2016
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