The homie Wilbert Cooper hosts this brand show titled Noisey Raps. See live footage from the Long Live A$AP tour mixed in with candid behind the scenes interviews with A$AP Rocky, Danny Brown, Action Bronson, A-Trak and Schoolboy Q. There’s some fashion easter eggs in this clip see if you can peep the Rick Owens and Junya Watanabe jawnz in this clip.
Fool’s Gold Records is bringing a stacked lineup to City Winery in New York for their 2nd annual Fools Gold Day Off. Danny Brown, Nick Catchdubs, Flosstradamus French Montana , Flatbush Zombies and Just Blaze are among the names performing. If last years event was any indication, expect some surprise guests and a turnt up crowd. Best part about the event is that it’s absolutely free.
Danny Brown often gets lumped in with other blogger-dubbed weirdo rappers but exploring his music will make it clear that he’s got his style all his own. Since giving his free 2011 album XXX many solid listens I am convinced that Danny Brown is here to stay. Hip-hop is evolving and artists like Danny are key to ensure that music moves forward and that artists can stray away from the tired conventions that come attached to being a rapper.
These photos above and below excerpt from the Fader’s Feb/Mar 2012 issue portray a snapshot of the Detriot-based raper.
‘Danny Brown smokes back-to-back Newports the moment he steps outside the lobby of New York’s Dream Hotel. He tucks his hair discreetly under a black baseball cap. Lanky with two front teeth missing from a bicycle accident, Brown wears pristine black Jeremy Scott-designed Adidas Originals with two extra tongues and a thousand-dollar black Moncler ski jacket he bought to taunt “baller white motherfuckers” he saw wearing the same coat in the airport. It’s a week before Christmas and the 30-year-old Michigan native, born Daniel Sewell, is in town for a celebratory performance at his label Fool’s Gold’s holiday party.
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