10 Essential Joey Fatts Tracks
Joey Fatts is a California rapper who has been gaining recognition in recent years as the West Coast continues to experience its renaissance. He's close with man-of-the-moment Vince Staples, who Fatts has collaborated with multiple times over the years, most recently on "Farrakhan" off the latest project I'll Call You Tomorrow. In addition to Vince, he's worked with the A$AP crew, Action Bronson, Freddie Gibbs, and Danny Brown among others.
This Appears To Be Danny Brown's "Atrocity Exhibition" Cover Art
Yesterday Danny Brown previewed a snippet of his collaboration with ScHoolboy Q, "Pneumonia," which will live on his forthcoming album Atrocity Exhibition.
10 Essential Lucki Eck$ Tracks
Lucki Eck$ is one of the most interesting characters in the rap game. Still a teenager, the rapper has taken the world by storm with his lazy flow, smooth beats and often uncomfortable subject matter.
Danny Brown, Run The Jewels, DOOMSTARKS Contribute To Adult Swim Singles Set
Adult Swim has proved to have immaculate taste over the last few years, as the nightly Cartoon Network program has released its share of memorable singles compilations. This summer we'll be getting yet another set of singles, and they'll be coming on a weekly basis starting next week.Among the selections are Dawn Richard (now going as D∆WN), Kitty, Yung Lean, Danny Brown (along with Clams Casino), Shabazz Palaces, Flying Lotus, and the DOOM x Ghostface collaboration, DOOMSTARKS.Check out the full schedule below. Which track are you most excited for?
Steez Day Line-Up Includes Pro Era, ASAP Mob, Danny Brown & More
The other week, Joey Bada$$ revealed that the annual Steez Day, a music festival honoring his late Pro Era member Capital Steez, would be relocating from Brooklyn to L.A. this year. We didn't have the line-up at that time, but with tickets going on sale tomorrow at Noon, Joey has just unveiled the artists this morning.
Top Tracks: September 19 - September 25
Last week's biggest news story continued to be The Game and Meek Mill's beef, which has now spiraled out to include accusations of ratting, an alleged brawl with Beanie Sigel, and
Danny Brown Shares New Snippet Off "Atrocity Exhibition"
Danny Brown has dropped two songs to date from his upcoming album Atrocity Exhibition: "When It Rain" and "Pneumonia". Now it looks like he's about to release a third.
#TBT: Danny Brown Mixtape Cuts
Over the past 5 years, Danny Brown has made his insane rap style appeal to a massive audience. Through strategic collaborations and, let's face it, good music, Brown has gone from the mixtape circuit to become one of the biggest rappers in the game. Danny Brown has released nine mixtapes since 2007. There's been four in the Detroit State of Mind series, along with collaborative tapes with Johnson&Johnson and Tony Yayo. Each tape was a step in leading Brown to where he is today: right up there at the top of the hip-hop game.
On The Come Up: Skywlkr
HotNewHipHop's On The Come Up series profiles rising stars in the rap game that show strong promise and the will to succeed. Most of the time, they're new to the site but deserve some shine. We will profile artists ranging from those in the deep underground to artists just about to bubble up into the mainstream that you may have missed. You'll be able to check out some of their best work, and we'll break down what makes them great by category.
Meet Donmonique: Brooklyn's Resident Thirst Trapper
In terms of songs that use the names of caucasian female celebrities to stand in for other white substances, Donmonique's "Pilates" is second only to Migos' "Hannah Montana," the track that may have started the whole trend. Listing Jenner sisters and former Disney stars on the hook, the 20-year-old Brooklyn rapper rides the minimal, "Vans"-style beat to paydirt, securing herself quite the underground hit, seemingly from out of nowhere.
Danny Brown Speaks On Moving To Warp Records & Upcoming Album
Yesterday, after quite the absence, Danny Brown delivered his first bit of music in a minute, "When It Rain." The music came in video form, and undoubtedly builds excitement for his forthcoming album which is due out on Warp Records-- a label change from his last album's release, Old, on Fool's Gold.
Nick Catchdubs Says Danny Brown's Album is Finished
Seems like forever ago that Danny Brown shattered expectations with Old. In this case, forever means about two and a half years. Since then, Danny Brown has been touring the globe, but recently rumors have been percolating about a new album from the late-blooming emcee. FACT Magazine has an update for us from Nick Catchdubs.
Danny Brown Announces New Tour Dates
Earlier today we reported on the title of Danny Brown's new album, and he's followed up that news rather quickly with a tour announcement. The Detroit native hasn't announced a release date yet for Atrocity Exhibition, so it's unclear at the moment if the tour will lead up to the album release or follow it-- we just know that the album is arriving in the fall, and the tour will hit around that time too.
#TBT: Mixtape Danny Brown
Most Danny Brown fans got hooked around XXX ("Monopoly"!), but in truth Brown lived a full rap career before XXX ever came out. Between 2003 and 2010 he put together an eleven-project run that culminated in his 2010 free album The Hybrid. Brown is 35 years old now and more popular than ever. With his album Atrocity Exhibition due out next month, now is an appropriate time to revisit the lesser-known stage of his career.
Stream Donmonique's "Thirst Trap" EP
Brooklyn's been in need of a breath of fresh air for quite some time (forget "restoring the feeling," let's find a new one to celebrate), and Donmonique is just that: a shit talking MC who's just as likely to hop on a trap beat as she is a grimy slice of boom bap. Today, she shares her debut project, the Thirst Trap EP.
Danny Brown Reveals Title Of Upcoming Album
Danny Brown made his grand return last month with the release of the wild single "When it Rain." Sunday night, he continued to generate anticipation for his upcoming album by revealing its title: Atrocity Exhibition. "Atrocity Exhibition" is also the named of a Joy Division song and a J.G. Ballard novel.
Danny Brown Shares Another Snippet From "Atrocity Exhibition"
Danny Brown has been steady dropping snippets to promote his upcoming album. At this point, it's pretty safe to say that Atrocity Exhibition is going to be his most experimental body of work to date. Sunday afternoon, Brown shared yet another snippet, this time for a song called "Really Doe." It features a driving drum beat and a manic bell melody that meshes nicely with Brown's unhinged delivery. The song features Kendrick Lamar, Ab-Soul & Earl Sweatshirt, so buckle up.
Danny Brown Announces "The Old Danny Brown" Tour
Danny Brown was in a bit of slump the other day, and took to Twitter to vent his frustrations with the music industry and talk about his depression. The rapper has since cheered up, which is good news, and he's also announced a new world tour for his Old album.
Danny Brown Is Writing A Dr. Seuss-Inspired Children's Book
As much as Danny Brown presents himself as a wild party man (which he certainly is to some extent), when it comes to his art, he puts a serious amount of care and effort into every detail. In a new interview with Triple J, Danny spoke of the perfectionism that is going into his upcoming follow-up to 2013's OLD, as well as a children's book he's been working on for the last little while.
Stream The Avalanches First Album In 16 Years "Wildflower"
Australian production collective The Avalanches' 2000 album Since I Left You was a crowning achievement in the field of plunderphonics. Their first album since, Wildflower, is set to officially release on July 8th. If you live outside of Europe, is now available to stream on Apple Music.