Daniel Sewell (born March 16, 1981), better known by his stage name Danny Brown, is an American independent hip hop recording artist from Detroit, Michigan. Brown is known for his individuality, being described by MTV as "one of rap's most unique figures in recent memory." His 2011 album XXX received critical acclaim, earning him such accolades as Spin's #1 hip hop album of the year and Metro Times's "Artist of the Year". Brown is also an avid supporter of Jeremy Scott, who is a designer for Adidas. Brown is often seen wearing Jeremy Scott shoes and outerwear and his Fools Gold Members Leather Jacket.