Danny Brown On NPR

Posted on Oct 6th, 2011 by Mr Goldbar

“I just want people to know what it’s actually like here, like Nas did Queensbridge for me when I was a kid.”

Check Danny Brown in NPR’s “Five Reasons To Pay Attention To Detroit Hip-Hop Now” alongside Royce The 5’9, Big Sean and more. Grab Danny’s XXX here, and check him on tour with Das Racist (tonight in St Pete!)

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Danny Brown & Black Milk Are Black & Brown

Posted on Sep 30th, 2011 by Mr Goldbar

On November 1st, Danny Brown and Black Milk team up for the Black & Brown EP on Fat Beats. Pitchfork has the tracklist and cover art for their Detroit collab (and some props for Danny’s solo jam “Brown Eyes” off the Peter Rosenberg What’s Poppin mixtape).

XXX Press

Posted on Sep 14th, 2011 by Mr Goldbar


Photo by Mel D Cole

As the profane gospel of Danny Brown spreads around the globe, more and more good reviews and pieces keep coming in. (You know we like to recap these!) Check out this great feature from the new issue of Spin (“half battle-scarred street rapper, half Station to Station-era David Bowie”) as well as their Day Off-centric blog post (“Danny Brown’s a guy worth rooting for”), and then see what Fact Magazine had to say about XXX (“completely honest, unrestrained and unmannered…essential listening”). And if you haven’t downloaded the album already to judge for yourself…what are you waiting for?

For more Danny, check his guest appearance on the Das Racist album (out now on iTunes – check them on tour this month) and a massive posse cut remix of Mr Muthafuckin Exquire’s “Huzzah!” that’s a secret track on Exo’s new Lost In Translation release with Mishka.

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Fool’s Gold In NYT Style Mag

Posted on Sep 12th, 2011 by Mr Goldbar

A ton of y’all tweeted cameraphone pics of this to us throughout the weekend, but here’s a full size scan of Danny Brown, A-Trak and Party Supplies in the New York Times’ fall fashion mag, sporting some quilted menswear (hence the “Diamond Dogs” headline, that’s how print media works!) and looking tuff in A1 Records. Click the pic for a full-size version, and read the whole mag here.

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United Kingdom

Posted on Aug 30th, 2011 by Mr Goldbar

The Guardian just praised “Take Me,” Kingdom’s FG collab with Naomi Allen of Electrik Red, as a shining example of “dance music’s sample-free future” that’s “stunning…equal parts sharp clarity and dreamy tactility.” The props come right on time for Kingdom’s upcoming DJ dates in the UK and Europe. Check all the shows after the jump, and grab “Take Me” now on iTunes, Beatport and all other digital retailers. Read More

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Danny Brown on Pitchfork

Posted on Aug 26th, 2011 by Mr Goldbar

“One of the most compelling indie rap releases in an already strong year…” After bestowing “Monopoly” with a Best New Music tag, check out what P4K had to say about XXX as a whole. And go download the album!

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XXX By The Numbers

Posted on Aug 17th, 2011 by Mr Goldbar


Photo by Romain Blanquart

Much love to everyone whose downloaded Danny Brown’s XXX since we dropped it this past Monday. There’s been a ton of great press, from MTV to “Monopoly” getting Best New Music, not to mention Passion Of The Weiss’ heartfelt listen or Fader asking if Danny was the Louis CK of rap. They also put together this “By The Numbers” feature, analyzing XXX in proper infographic form, peep it below. Read More

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536 Metropolitan In Billboard

Posted on Jul 27th, 2011 by Mr Goldbar


Photo by Brook Bobbins

“We put so much time and energy in planning remixes and making the artwork look good, the store needed to have the same vibe.”

Billboard talked to Nick Catchdubs about the FG retail store 536 Metropolitan, check it out here. And then come check us at the store, open Monday thru Saturday from noon until 6pm on Metropolitan Ave (between Union and Lorimer) in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

Jokers Of The Scene In NME’s Top 50 Remixes Of All Time

Posted on Jul 26th, 2011 by Mr Goldbar

#19 with a bullet! The JOTS mix of Salem’s “Asia” made it into NME’s Top 50 Remixes Of All Time, praised for its “nine minutes of crushingly epic doomstep power.” Chromeo and AVH up in there too, check it out.

Danny Brown In Spin

Posted on May 25th, 2011 by Mr Goldbar

#STYLE

Check out Danny Brown in the latest issue of Spin (the one with Fleet Foxes dude on cover) under “Songs You Must Hear Now!” for The Hybrid track “New Era.” Read More

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