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Danny Brown and JPEGMAFIA, two of the most experimental and influential artists in the hip-hop scene, have joined forces in a spectacular collaboration that is SCARING THE HOES. This groundbreaking album has set the internet ablaze with excitement, and we’re here to break down what makes this collaboration between JPEGMAFIA and Danny Brown so unique. 

First, however, before we get into the album, here’s a brief introduction to those uninitiated to JPEGMAFIA and Danny Brown.

The Unmistakable Sound of Danny Brown and JPEGMAFIA

Danny Brown: A Master of Musical Chaos

Danny Brown, the Detroit-born rapper, has captivated audiences with his unique blend of high-energy, off-kilter hip-hop for years. His distinctive, high-pitched voice and unapologetic lyricism have garnered him a dedicated fanbase, and his dynamic live performances have solidified his reputation as a force.

He’s made music for about two decades, but his career only began taking off once releasing The Hybrid in 2010. XXX debuted the following year to critical acclaim, and a wider audience thrilled with songs like “Lie 4” and “I Will.” 

Brown continued releasing albums at his own pace, rejecting the music industry’s prevalent “more is better” attitudeAtrocity Exhibition is considered by many as Danny’s best and most experimental work. Watch the Jonah Hill-directed (yes, that Jonah Hill) video for “Ain’t it Funny” and you’ll get the gist.

His most recent solo album, the U Know What I’m Sayin? reveals a calmer Danny. The album, executive produced by Q-Tip, features fewer experimental beats and off-the-charts flow. Yet, it’s just as captivating as any of his work. The album features Run the Jewels, Blood Orange, and JPEGMAFIA.

Brown recently entered the podcasting world with The Danny Brown Show PodcastCheck out the episode with JPEGMAFIA as the guest

JPEGMAFIA: The Boundary-Pushing Innovator

JPEGMAFIA, also known as Peggy, is a Baltimore-based rapper and producer who is turning heads with his genre-defying sound. Known for his eclectic mix of noise, punk, and hip-hop influences, Peggy has carved out a niche as an avant-garde artist unafraid to push boundaries and challenge conventions. Check out our article about JPEGMAFIA and pro wrestling.

SCARING THE HOES: Danny Brown and JPEGMAFIA’s Explosive Collaboration

When these two trailblazers come together, the result is electrifying. Their shared penchant for bending genres and unorthodox production techniques make them a natural fit, and their chemistry on the track is palpable. With both artists’ distinctive styles on full display, SCARING THE HOES is a sonic feast for fans of experimental hip-hop. 


Highlights include “Garbage Pale Kids,” a cartoonish and dark track, matching its namesake and 80s-90s must-have trading cards.

“Fentanyl Tester” pushes listeners down memory lane with familiar yet mangled samples. Listen if you’d like to hear a hypersonic sample of “Milkshake” by Kelis. And then, there is the title track…


“Scaring the Hoes,” The Official Music Video 

The music video for “SCARING THE HOES” matches the song’s disorienting appeal. Directed by Logan Fields, the black and white scenes would fit right into Season 3 of Twin Peaks


The beat on “Scaring the Hoes is a masterclass in experimental hip-hop production. The track combines elements of noise, punk, and free jazz to an abrasive yet infectious effect. The unconventional soundscape is the perfect backdrop for Danny Brown and JPEGMAFIA’s relentless flow, creating an immersive and exhilarating listening experience.


The Impact of SCARING THE HOES on the Hip-Hop Landscape

Danny Brown and JPEGMAFIA’s Scaring the Hoes is a breath of fresh air in a genre that sometimes feels oversaturated with cookie-cutter tracks. As a result, the album might be disorienting at first. But for hip-hop fans craving something new, this is it.

The Fan Reaction: A Roaring Success

Fans of both Danny Brown and JPEGMAFIA have been raving about Scaring the Hoes since its release. The track has quickly become a fan favorite, with many praising the artists’ boundary-pushing creativity and undeniable chemistry. As a result, social media has been abuzz with memes, album merchandise, fan art, and endless discussion of a unique collaboration.

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