The Detroit artist's fifth studio album, which follows his 2016 LP 'Atrocity Exhibition', sees the rapper cleverly combining his gritty hip hop sound with his knack for comedy and head-banging.
"This is my version of a stand-up comedy album," Brown explains. "Most of my close friends now aren't rappers -- they're comedians and actors. So I wanted to create something that mixed humor with music. Something that was funny but not parody."
Simultaneously keeping his storytelling in line with a desire to craft innovative demonstrations of sound, Brown has tapped a prominent list of producers and lyricists to assist him on his album. These names include Brainfeeder boss Flying Lotus, Run The Jewels, JPEGMAFIA, iconic Tribe Called Quest rapper Q-Tip, Blood Orange and more.
In support of his album, Danny Brown will be embarking on a two-month tour of North America between October 16 and November 19 that will hit a total of 25 cities. Tickets go on sale September 6 and can be purchased here.
Ahead of the album's release, Danny Brown has shared a comedic music video of the album's first cut, 'Dirty Laundry'. Check it out below.
1. Change Up
2. Theme Song
3. Dirty Laundry
4. 3 Tearz (feat. Run The Jewels)
5. Belly of the Beast (feat. Obongjayar)
6. Savage Nomad
7. Best Life
9. Negro Spiritual (feat. JPEGMAFIA)
10. Shine (feat. Blood Orange)
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