Essential reading today over at Cuepoint, courtesy of Check The Technique author Brian Coleman, who nabs a rare interview with MF Doom about the creation and subsequent shelving of KMD’s seminal Black Bastards LP. This is your weekend reading assignment. Check The Technique: KMD’s “Black Bastards” and the Birth of MF Doom
Following our reveal of the best major label hip-hop albums of 2014 earlier in the week, we now present our favorite indie LP’s of the year. As per usual, it was hard to find 10 inclusions for the major label list, and hard to narrow it down to only 10 on the indie list. 10. [cont.]
We dig the PRhyme album (review coming shortly), but did feel it was a little bit too short. No matter, DJ Premier has revealed in an interview with the New York Observer that an expanded deluxe edition of the album is coming, with three to five new songs on it, including a collaboration with MF [cont.]
Another selection from the next-gen re-release of Grand Theft Auto V for PS4 and X-Box One..
Roc Marciano speaks with Forbes DVD in a rare interview piece. He explains the story behind his name, cites his influences, and says it’s his dream to record an album with MF Doom.
Cult rap super villain MF Doom will team with buzzworthy 17 year old Rockland County, NY emcee, Bishop Nehru, for the NehruvianDOOM project. The project drops September 22nd on Lex Records, who also handled the last couple of projects for DOOM, such as Born Like This and the JJ Doom album. Here’s everything we know [cont.]
We finally have a cover, tracklist, release date (Sept 22nd) and new single for NehruvianDOOM for Lex Records. Pre-Orders are up now. 1. Intro 2. Om 3. Mean The Most 4. So Alone 5. Coming For You 6. Darkness (HBU) 7. Caskets 8. Great Things 9. Disastrous
Stones Throw’s own Jonwayne rapping over about 20 DOOM beats in about 5 minutes.
Go behind the scenes of MF Doom and Bishop Nehru’s upcoming project, NehruvianDOOM. XXL spoke with the mysterious rapper overseas in London, England, to discuss the new project, being a mentor to Bishop and what we can expect from the release.
In this short video, Doom lets folks know that he will be performing at the Check The Rhyme festival in France. But that is not what makes this video cool. That honor belongs to Doom’s new gold mask….
MF Doom and Bishop Nehru will collaborate on the upcoming collaborative album, NehruvianDOOM, to be released on Lex Records later this year. Here is a preview of the album artwork, by GHOSTSHIMP who created the world of Adventure Time. No word on release date yet, but the latest word is that the project has gone [cont.]
On the 15th anniversary of MF Doom’s seminal debut album, Operation Doomsday, we present our original review of the album, published on HipHopSite on April 20th, 1999. Our original rating was 4 out of 5, but today we recognize this as a 5 @ classic that it is. MF Doom – Operation: Doomsday – @@@@@ [cont.]
Rising young talent Bishop Nehru spoke to Vlad TV about his first meeting with MF Doom, and what it was like to work in the studio with him. He later tweeted that their project together, NEHRUVIANDOOM has grown from an EP to a full-length release. Hey Nehruvians NEHRUVIANDOOM is no longer an EP and it's [cont.]
Ten years ago today, we reviewed and rated MF Doom and Madlib’s Madvillainy LP a perfect score of 5 @’s. At the time, we were one of the only rap “publications” to do so. Read on, true believers. Read: http://www.hiphopsite.com/2004/03/23/madvillain-madvillainy/
DOOM releases this new self-produced remix of the JJ Doom cut originally produced by Jneiro Jarel, in celebration of the release of his new shoe from Clarks Originals. In addition, the beat is made up from noises recorded from the Somerset, UK Clarks factory.
In a recent interview with Adra-Matic.Com, Alchemist spoke briefly about why he doesn’t usually produce for Eminem, despite being his DJ. He also reveals the artists he’d like to do full albums with, which includes MF Doom, Rakim, and JAY Z, among others. Read on: Adramatic.com: I’d like to know more about my two favorites [cont.]
With their upcoming LEX Records collaborative project on the way, MF Doom and Bishop Nehru give us an inside look at the creative process behind NehruvianDOOM.
In addition to his recently announced shoe for Clarks Originals, DOOM will follow-up with two more pieces of official merchandise. First up, is the double cassette, deluxe edition reissue of his classic debut album, Operation: Doomsday. The official description is as follows: MF DOOM’s OPERATION DOOMSDAY, independently produced and released, stripped down hip-hop in all [cont.]
In a recent interview with The Village Voice, 16-year old New York state emcee spoke about his upcoming MF Doom collaborative project, which he reveals is called NehruvianDOOM on LEX Records. Okay, what can you tell me about that? Well it’s titled NehruvianDOOM. It’s DOOM producing the beats and I’m rapping over them, though he’s [cont.]
In late 2012 Lex began working with DOOM to create a unique collaboration for Clarks Originals. Born from DOOM’s love of the iconic wallabee, the S/S ’14 DOOM shoe has been crafted by the super villain with some of the finest materials available, and in 2014 DOOM will be one of two Clarks Originals Pioneers. [cont.]
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