Posted: 7:00 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013
By Keith Nelson Jr (@JusAire)
(AllHipHop News) After this article, you will never look at Danny Brown the same ever again and you can thank Kentucky Fried Chicken for that. The popular chicken restaurant put money up for Danny Brown to undergo reconstructive dental surgery
Danny's missing front teeth has become almost inextricable to his image and the Detroit rapper explained in 2011 toDetroit Metro Times about how the teeth went missing. While KFC was not directly involved in him losing his teeth but indirectly supported factors that caused it:
I was a little kid. I was riding my homeboy's bike, back when I was staying off Gratiot. And this IROC-Z pulled out of a KFC parking lot and I didn't see it. I got hit by the car head-on. That's how I lost my teeth the first time. But I got 'em fixed! Parents paid for it and everything, I was good. Dawg, like a month later, I'm playing in the house, I fell and chipped a tooth on the table leg. I'm like, 'Damn!' Didn't get it fixed, then was playing basketball a couple of years later, and a nigga came down with an elbow and chipped the other tooth. So I had two, big ass chipped teeth. The shit started deteriorating, and one day I was eating a big piece of chicken, and the shits just came out.
In a recent phone interview with Pitchfork, Brown explained how KFC's gift was a surprise and that he was planning on changing his teeth regardless of the popular food chain's assistance:
I wanted to fuckin’ celebrate. At first I was gonna get my teeth plated. Then I’d call my next album Gold.
Danny Brown's debut album Old debuted at No. 17 on the US Billboard 200, selling 15,000 copies in its first week.