Hip-Hop Pioneer & Rap Icon MF Doom Dead at 49
One final blow before the cursed year 2020 comes to an end. Daniel Dumile, better know by his stage name MF Doom, has passed away. Rapper’s family shared on his Instagram that the rapper died on October 31, 2020! The cause of death was not revealed. MF Doom’s wife, Jasmine, penned down the below message to the public;
“Begin all things by giving thanks to THE ALL!
The greatest husband, father, teacher, student, business partner, lover and friend I could ever ask for. Thank you for all the things you have shown, taught and given to me, our children and our family. Thank you for teaching me how to forgive beings and give another chance, not to be so quick to judge and write off. Thank you for showing how not to be afraid to love and be the best person I could ever be. My world will never be the same without you. Words will never express what you and Malachi mean to me, I love both and adore you always. May THE ALL continue to bless you, our family and the planet.
All my Love
Transitioned October 31, 2020″
MF Doom was one of the pioneers of rap and hip-hop and was blessed with the skills of crafting impossibly delicate rhyming schemes.
In the early 90’s MF Doom fashioned his stage name and persona based on the Marvel Comics character Doctor Doom, a supervillain in the Marvel universe, who also wore a metal mask.
In his solo career, MF Doom recorded six studio albums through 1999 to 2009, all which have been praised by critics. He is most known for his complex and intricately wound rhyming schemes, as shown in the video below.
After the news of MF Doom’s death broke, some colleagues and fans sent forth their respects.
“DOOM IS NO MAN’S SECOND CHOICE” REST IN POWER DR. MFDOOM,” Tweeted Action Bronson.
“RIP to another Giant your favorite MC’s MC .. MF DOOM!! crushing news…,” Q-Tip Tweeted.
“seeing the tweets about MF DOOM show me a whole generation was touched by his madness, wordplay, and voice.. 20 years ago I was home listening to mixtapes and 12″s learning.. trying to emulate a sound. a true inspiration for how far you can push a genre.. rest in peace villain,” said Diplo in a Tweet.
“MF Doom #RestInPower 😞🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾” captioned XZIBIT on Instagram.
On December 18, 2017, Dumile’s 14-year-old son Malachi died of unrevealed reasons.
This is the legacy left behind by the masked rapper MF Doom;
The masked rapper will be missed forever!
Rest In Power!