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Flying Lotus confirms EP in the works with MF DOOM prior to rapper’s death

On the heels of MF DOOM‘s death, Flying Lotus has taken to Twitter to confirm that an EP was in the works between him and the late rapper. The music industry has continued to reel from the news of MF DOOM’s passing after the rapper’s family confirmed on December 31, 2020 that the artist had […]

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Flying Lotus confirms EP in the works with MF DOOM prior to rapper’s death

On the heels of MF DOOM‘s death, Flying Lotus has taken to Twitter to confirm that an EP was in the works between him and the late rapper. The music industry has continued to reel from the news of MF DOOM’s passing after the rapper’s family confirmed on December 31, 2020 that the artist had […]

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Artists across music industry react to MF DOOM’s death

On December 31, 2020, the family of legendary rapper MF DOOM informed the public that Daniel Dumile had passed away two months prior on October 31. Frequently referred to as “your favorite rapper’s favorite rapper,” Dumile’s boundless creativity and talent had a transcendent impact not only on hip-hop, but also on music’s broader scale. As […]

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MF DOOM, hip-hop’s elusive supervillain, dead at 49

“So nasty that it’s probably somewhat of a travesty having me / then he told the people ‘You can call me, Your Majesty!’” MF DOOM, your favorite rapper’s favorite rapper, has died at 49. Hip-hop’s self-proclaimed supervillain, born Daniel Dumile, died on October 31 of 2020. A revered enigma until the very end, the world […]

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How Elektra Records ushered in the alternative music revolution—and then helped kill it

Some music labels are ahead of their time; then, there’s Elektra in the late ’80s and early ’90s. Founded by Jac Holzman in his college dorm room in 1950, the record company has its roots in folk, but by the late ’60s it had grown to become the home of such groundbreaking groups as The […]

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Meet Oliver Malcolm—the newest super producer you haven’t heard of…yet [Q+A]

You may not have heard of Oliver Malcolm yet, but that’s all about to change. And while the 20-year-old producer may not yet be a household name, you’ve certainly heard his music already. That’s because Malcolm already has a slew of high-profile production credits to his name, including work with Joey Bada$$, Jay Rock, MF […]

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Hey now, they’re all stars: Sigur Rós, MF Doom, Le Tigre, and other under-heard hits of 1999

1. Cher, “Believe”2. TLC, “No Scrubs”3. Monica, “Angel Of Mine”4. Whitney Houston feat. Faith Evans and Kelly Price, “Heartbreak Hotel”5. Britney Spears, “…Baby One More Time”6. Sixpence None The Richer, “Kiss Me”7. Christina Aguilera, “Genie In A Bottle”8. Sugar Ray, “Every Morning”9. Deborah Cox, “Nobody’s Supposed…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Hey now, they’re all stars: Sigur Rós, MF Doom, Le Tigre, and other under-heard hits of 1999

1. Cher, “Believe”2. TLC, “No Scrubs”3. Monica, “Angel Of Mine”4. Whitney Houston feat. Faith Evans and Kelly Price, “Heartbreak Hotel”5. Britney Spears, “…Baby One More Time”6. Sixpence None The Richer, “Kiss Me”7. Christina Aguilera, “Genie In A Bottle”8. Sugar Ray, “Every Morning”9. Deborah Cox, “Nobody’s Supposed…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Bishop Nehru releases Kaytranada and MF Doom produced LP, ‘Elevators: Act I & II’

Markel Scott, aka Bishop Nehru, has made waves in the global hip hop sphere since signing to Nas‘ Mass Appeal Records. Citing such a wide array of influences as 2Pac, Red Hot Chili Peppers, MF Doom, Kanye West, Herbie Hancock, Tyler, The Creator and Incubus, the 21-year-old artist’s genius lies heavily in his artistic versatility. […]

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Bishop Nehru releases Kaytranada and MF Doom produced LP, ‘Elevators: Act I & II’

Markel Scott, aka Bishop Nehru, has made waves in the global hip hop sphere since signing to Nas‘ Mass Appeal Records. Citing such a wide array of influences as 2Pac, Red Hot Chili Peppers, MF Doom, Kanye West, Herbie Hancock, Tyler, The Creator and Incubus, the 21-year-old artist’s genius lies heavily in his artistic versatility. […]

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Four Tet remixes Madvillain’s ‘Great Day’

Four Tet‘s sweeping, expansive soundscapes have solidified him as one of experimental dance music’s most revered auteurs. On his remix of Madvillian’s “Great Day,” the producer injects atmospheric synths and Eastern influenced strings into the alternative hip hop pioneer’s velvety rhyme scheme.Madvillian — comprised of MF Doom & Madlib — cuts to the core, embodying […]

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