Recently there’s been a lot of controversy surrounding the MF Doom, his questionable ethics, and faked concert appearances. Now apparently Doom is dropping the MF prefix, switching up labels, and aggressively pursuing magazine features and covers in preparation for the October 21st release of "Born Into This."
For the most part, the editorial policy here at Crate Kings is to avoid mentioning people or events that don’t deserve positive coverage, but for the sake of balanced opinion and reader warning, something has to be said about the recent MF Doom concert fakery.
We can all agree that it says a lot when Kno of CunninLynguists feels the need to publicly chime in and write "An Open Letter To MF Doom" addressing the now numerous MF Doom shanigans and acts of disrespect. I guess Doom didn’t get the memo detailing sure fire ways to alienate your fan base. What’s really sad is that many, including myself, have been essentially searching for ways to hand over buckets of revenue to this character. Instead we receive nothing more than a game of snatchees with our hard earned dough, endless excuses, and most recently, lackluster impostors.
Eothan "Egon" Alapatt takes us on a Toronto record digging mission at Cosmos Records. We’re treated to a a rare off stage interview with the metal faced villain MF Doom along with other key artists on the Stones Throw label.
Words by Michael Walter An ever-increasing number of hip-hop heads out there worship a mysterious man in a metal mask. Years ago, when I first heard that man’s music, I immediately joined their ranks. The person in question is Daniel Dumile, but you might know him as MF DOOM. Or Viktor Vaughn. Or King Geedorah. … Read more