DETROIT, MI – Controversial rapper Danny Brown, a Detroit native, sat down with Complex Magazine to tell some personal stories about his musical influences and hometown.
Check out the revealing videos below that show Brown smoking weed for breakfast and taking portrait shots in his old Detroit neighborhood. He mentions how the history of rap and hip hop shaped his unique style.
Photographer Jonathan Mannion explains the project and what it was like spending time with Brown in Detroit.
One of the images shows Brown in front of his mother’s house, and there are other shots of him in the city and a variety of locations that made an impact on his life.
Mannion on taking photos of Brown: