Paul Frappier (May 8, 1977 – February 11, 2011), better known by his stage name Bad News Brown (at times, also as BNB and Briz Brown), was a Montreal-based Canadian entertainer, musician, and hip hop MC of Haitian origin. He was well known for pairing the sound of his chief instrument, the harmonica, with hip-hop beats and rhymes. Frappier started busking in Montreal taking his signature sound as a teenager to the streets and subway stations of Montreal. He later toured and opened for many well-known hip hop acts or as background musician. He also appeared as an impromptu host in Music for a Blue Train, the 2003 documentary about busker musicians in the Montreal Metro subway train system. In 2004, he signed a management deal with E-Stunt Entertainment Group. In 2009, he established his own

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  • Bad News Brown, de son vrai nom Paul Frappier (8 mai 1977–11 février 2011), est un MC de hip-hop et musicien canadien, d'origine haïtienne, basé à Montréal. Il est connu pour avoir associé le son de son instrument de prédilection, l'harmonica, avec des rythmes et des rimes de hip-hop. Adolescent, Frappier commence par faire la manche à Montréal, dans les rues et les stations de métro où il fait découvrir la sonorité personnelle de sa musique. Plus tard, il fait des tournées et se produit en première partie de nombreux groupes de hip-hop connus ou comme musicien de scène. Il fait aussi une apparition comme invité surprise dans le documentaire de 2003 Music for a Blue Train qui traite des musiciens qui mendient dans le métro de Montréal. En 2009, il publie son premier album studio, Born 2 Sin. Il est assassiné à Montréal, où son corps est retrouvé le 12 février 2011. (fr)
  • Bad News Brown, nome artístico de Paul Frappier (8 de maio de 1977 - 11 de fevereiro de 2011), foi um artista, músico e cantor de hip-hop canadense de origem haitiana. Ele era bem conhecido pela mistura do som de seu principal instrumento, a gaita, com as batidas e rimas do hip-hop. (pt)
  • Paul Frappier (May 8, 1977 – February 11, 2011), better known by his stage name Bad News Brown (at times, also as BNB and Briz Brown), was a Montreal-based Canadian entertainer, musician, and hip hop MC of Haitian origin. He was well known for pairing the sound of his chief instrument, the harmonica, with hip-hop beats and rhymes. Frappier started busking in Montreal taking his signature sound as a teenager to the streets and subway stations of Montreal. He later toured and opened for many well-known hip hop acts or as background musician. He also appeared as an impromptu host in Music for a Blue Train, the 2003 documentary about busker musicians in the Montreal Metro subway train system. In 2004, he signed a management deal with E-Stunt Entertainment Group. In 2009, he established his own record label Trilateral Entertainment Inc and released his debut studio album Born 2 Sin. He was murdered in Montreal, Canada, and his body was found there on February 12, 2011. The long feature film BumRush featuring him in a leading role premiered on April 1, 2011. (en)
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  • Bad News Brown, nome artístico de Paul Frappier (8 de maio de 1977 - 11 de fevereiro de 2011), foi um artista, músico e cantor de hip-hop canadense de origem haitiana. Ele era bem conhecido pela mistura do som de seu principal instrumento, a gaita, com as batidas e rimas do hip-hop. (pt)
  • Bad News Brown, de son vrai nom Paul Frappier (8 mai 1977–11 février 2011), est un MC de hip-hop et musicien canadien, d'origine haïtienne, basé à Montréal. Il est connu pour avoir associé le son de son instrument de prédilection, l'harmonica, avec des rythmes et des rimes de hip-hop. En 2009, il publie son premier album studio, Born 2 Sin. Il est assassiné à Montréal, où son corps est retrouvé le 12 février 2011. (fr)
  • Paul Frappier (May 8, 1977 – February 11, 2011), better known by his stage name Bad News Brown (at times, also as BNB and Briz Brown), was a Montreal-based Canadian entertainer, musician, and hip hop MC of Haitian origin. He was well known for pairing the sound of his chief instrument, the harmonica, with hip-hop beats and rhymes. Frappier started busking in Montreal taking his signature sound as a teenager to the streets and subway stations of Montreal. He later toured and opened for many well-known hip hop acts or as background musician. He also appeared as an impromptu host in Music for a Blue Train, the 2003 documentary about busker musicians in the Montreal Metro subway train system. In 2004, he signed a management deal with E-Stunt Entertainment Group. In 2009, he established his own (en)
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