City Slang: Twiztid tour, Danny Brown on MTV2

by

comment

Psychopathic RecordsTwiztid and Californian weed-smoking rappers the Kottonmouth Kings will spend April and half of May touring the nation, with Blaze Ya Dead Homie and Big B in tow. The tour hits home on April 20, when they play the Emerald Theatre in Mt. Clemens.

Twiztid’s Monoxide said, “This tour has been 10 years in the making. Come out and witness history as two of America’s biggest indie acts bring the ‘Kaos and Kronik’.”

According to the press release, “Where most rappers celebrate the urban lifestyle with the same old themes and images, Twiztid peels away the gloss and exposes the innards. The demented duo, Monoxide and Jamie Madrox, take the hard edge of theatrical rock-and-roll and temper it with gritty hip-hop to create a musical monstrosity so dangerously real it must be hidden with face paint! These two aren’t casual gangsters, but rather, they have painted personas that allow them to explore the darkest corners of the human psyche, from superhero fantasies to horror film legacies.”

Sticking with the rap theme, but from a completely different side, independent hip-hop dude Danny Brown was featured on MTV2’s Sucker Free recently, where the host described him as the Detroit rapper with “the hardest rhymes and the tightest jeans”. See the clip here.

Click here to join the City Slang Turntable community!!!

Tags

We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Detroit Metro Times. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Detroit Metro Times, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes. No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. Letters may be edited and shortened for space.

Email us at letters@metrotimes.com.

Detroit Metro Times works for you, and your support is essential.

Our small but mighty local team works tirelessly to bring you high-quality, uncensored news and cultural coverage of Detroit and beyond.

Unlike many newspapers, ours is free – and we'd like to keep it that way, because we believe, now more than ever, everyone deserves access to accurate, independent coverage of their community.

Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing pledge, your support helps keep Detroit's true free press free.