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Danny Brown


Sixth full-length album from the Detroit experimental hip hop artist featuring guest appearances from Bruiser Wolf, Kassa Overall and MIKE

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  1. 9.0 |   Exclaim

    At the cusp of middle-age, Quaranta finds Brown just a little less wild and a whole lot wiser — he's better for it
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  2. 9.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    Though it may confound the fans who want more of the yelping renegade of old, this is Brown’s most personal and cohesive record to date; difficult, timely, and necessary
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  3. 9.0 |   Northern Transmissions

    Quaranta is not just a collection of songs; it’s a poetic journey written by a scarred soul
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  4. 9.0 |   All Music

    It's not entirely the same rowdy, lascivious joyriding that made up some of his celebrated early work, but the album's fearless expression of a full emotional spectrum makes it remarkable and at times shatteringly beautiful
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  5. 8.5 |   Paste Magazine

    The Detroit rapper’s first solo album in four years is a mark of growth, healing and retrospect
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  6. 8.0 |   musicOMH

    At the onset of his 40s, engaging lyrics and head-nodding beats add up to another quality record from one of Detroit’s best musical exports
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  7. 8.0 |   Rolling Stone

    Quaranta shows that Brown has lost none of his musical acuity. Like post-punk icons Hüsker Du in the 80s, Brown knows how to assemble a compelling project, leaving fans to argue which one is the prettiest of the bunch
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  8. 8.0 |   Loud And Quiet

    This is by far his most relatable and focused album yet. More than a version of hip-hop’s history, this is a version of Danny Brown’s life
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  9. 8.0 |   The FT

    The Detroit-raised MC rakes over a life of success and addiction in imaginative tracks Danny Brown, with black beard and bleached-blond crew cut, looks serious in a black T-shirt
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  10. 8.0 |   Beats Per Minute

    A chronicle of what it means to be among the living, for a brief moment, serenading the past selves. Some day, this struggle will be over – but that is not today
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  11. 7.4 |   Sputnik Music (staff)

    As entertainment via soundwaves, it occasionally sags-lags-drags, but for a thoughtful tome on patient self-betterment, you couldn’t ask for much more
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  12. 6.5 |   Pitchfork

    With an uncharacteristically somber tone, the Detroit rapper's sixth album is his most introspective and confessional work to date
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  13. 6.0 |   Slant Magazine

    The MC has far greater success rapping about his own struggles than tackling problems from the outside world
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  14. 6.0 |   The Observer

    Recorded in the grip of addiction, the rapper’s sixth solo outing falls short of his recent album with Jpegmafia, yet there are bright, pithy moments
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  15. 5.0 |   Clash

    The choruses are repetitive and don’t fit, and the take away should be focusing more on balance. However, it’s not a question of if he can get that balance right, but when
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