Big Something intern Jake Brownell and his sister posing in front of a Christmas tree. Present in Jake’s thoughts are Ja Rule, Eminem and Tupac Shakur, of course.

We recently uncovered some shocking information regarding Big Something intern and recent Colorado College graduate, Jake Brownell. It turns out that the young man we know as an earnest, polite and responsible member of the community spent his youth as a gangster rapper. Well, perhaps gangster is a little hyperbolic, but he did cut a rap demo of sorts and you can hear the story and the song below:

Confessions of a Prepubescent Suburban Rap Enthusiast

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Listen to the entire track “The Job” by Jake Brownell

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This is Jake Brownell, today – free of the thug life. Photo used with permission of its creator, Wyatt H. Miller. You can ‘friend’ Wyatt H. Miller at www.facebook.com/wyatthmiller to see several more pictures of Jake Brownell.

 

7 Responses to Confessions of a Prepubescent Suburban Rap Enthusiast

  1. Mary Ellen Davis says:

    ADORABLE!!! Thanks!

  2. Jennifer says:

    Now that you mention it, I have noticed your vestigal gangsta lean ’round the office.

  3. Molly says:

    Finally getting the recognition you deserve!!

  4. Brandy Monique says:

    So wonderfully endearing! You know, Johnny Cash was never “A Boy Named Sue” and Suicide was never “Johnny”. They channeled an essence and spoke/songed on behalf of fictitious others. A story as song can stand on it’s own legitness for being an archetypal tale, the essence of which threads through all of humanity including every comfortable suburban white boy. And you, Jake, are now all the more legit for sharing your own real tale!

  5. Marina says:

    2 legit Jake!

  6. Jake – this is so great – thank you for sharing this! You had some talent kid, still do as a matter of fact.

  7. uncle brownie says:

    I heard him live

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