Danny Brown released his latest album, Atrocity Exhibition, early. His first album with Warp records was slated for release this Friday, Sept. 30, but he dropped it Tuesday afternoon instead, tweeting that it "couldn't wait any longer."
— Danny Brown (@xdannyxbrownx) September 27, 2016
Atrocity Exhibition is a challenging, sonically experimental album composed of 15 songs, many under three minutes in length. Danny's rhymes are dense and rewarding, and tackle subjects like drug use, life in Detroit, and hip-hop today. On the last song, "Hell for It," Danny raps about lyricism in rap and takes a shot at Australian rapper Iggy Azalea: “Respect for lyricism in this game, ain’t none left/Have a bitch like Iggy think she sicker than me/And that’s so fucked up, that’s just how this shit be.”
Speaking with Complex about the lyric, Danny said he used Azalea's name because "it just rhymed." When asked why he targeted her specifically, he was unwavering: "It just rhymed."