Before Danny Brown tore down Bonnaroo's This Tent for Friday's middle-finger-laden performance, SPIN grabbed a few drinks and wandered the grounds with the ever-rising Detroit iconoclast. On our long road to the lawless expanses of Tent City, fans snapped photos and Brown cracked more jokes than we can count. We apologize for every time we type "[Laughs]" because his infectious chuckle is so full of joy that it's impossible to type anything that would do it justice. LUKE McCORMICK
Like above: "This is a brand new Versace shirt. Versace shirts just for Bonnaroo [laughs]."
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