In this three part interview, the legendary Masta Ace visits Sway In The Morning to talk about origins of “The Symphony”, G.O.O.D. vs. Slaugherhouse vs. MMG, and performs “I Did It” from his new album MA_DOOM with MF Doom.
Jneiro Jarel made this exclusive mix for Dazed Digital, to help promote his recent J.J. Doom mixtape with MF Doom. DD: You’ve made an exclusive mix for Dazed, what’s the inspiration behind it? Jneiro Jarel: I’ve been hugely inspired by the music from the UK since the ‘80s. I was into New Wave, I used [cont.]
DOOM raps the track “Guv’Nor” from his new album Key To The Kuffs for a new mind-bending, split-screen video experiment directed by Ninian Doff as part of Rizlab project #4. Rizlab is a project created to allow pioneering artists to freely experiment to create interesting and innovative music experiences – the new and the unexpected, [cont.]
Exclusive in-depth interview with Joey Badass (Bada$$) and CJ FLY. Part 2 starts with The Progressive Era members talking to Nick Huff Barili about being influenced by MF Doom and J Dilla. Joey goes on to call Pro Era’s own Chuck Strangers one of the best producers he knows and says they are going to [cont.]
M.F. Doom ends his rhyming hiatus after a three-year absence since his last release, Born Like This. Originally born in the U.K., Doom was denied entry back into the U.S. after travelling with a U.K. visa, forcing him to stay in London, where he recorded the entirety of his new record, J.J. Doom. A collaboration [cont.]
Lex Records new MF Doom project is in stores on August 21st. But you can listen to the whole thing right now. JJ DOOM ‘KEY TO THE KUFFS’ ALBUM PREVIEW by LexRecords
DOOM performing ‘WINTER BLUES’ on BBC Radio 4 show Loose Ends presented by Clive Anderson. 11th August 2012. Track taken from his forthcoming album as JJ DOOM ‘KEY TO THE KUFFS’. Recorded live at Broadcasting House in central London in one take with instrumentation from Mara Carlyle (playing the saw — spacey sounding Swiss folk [cont.]
Graffiti writer KEO talks about how he and DOOM created the iconic mask plus collaborating on the cover of his seminal debut Operation: Doomsday.
Amazing, Doom is the only rapper that could get guest shots from Blur/Gorillaz Damon Albarn and Portishead’s Beth Gibbons (!) on one album. The album hits August 21st, via Lex Records. Pre-Orders are up at StonesThrow.Com now. 1. WATERLOGGED 2. GUV’NOR 3. BANISHED 4. BITE THE THONG ft Damon Albarn 5. RHYMIN SLANG 6. DAWG [cont.]
This has been circulating around the net for a few weeks, but somehow it slipped under our radar. Here is Masta Ace speaking on his new collaborative LP with MF Doom, MA_Doom: Son of Yvonne.
Let’s get something out of the way from the jump. The initial reaction to Masta Ace’s new album might go something like this: “I’ve heard all of these beats before. And what’s up with that album cover?”. It’s a good thing we don’t judge books by their covers; or albums, for that matter. At surface [cont.]
Frank Chapter 48: DOOM (curated by the man himself) is hands down one of our favorites to date. Part of the reason we’re so excited about it is all the incredible artists we commissioned to illustrate DOOM lyrics. We animated just a sampling of the featured lyric illustrations—plus a few other gems—in the second Illustrated [cont.]
Looks like Masta Ace and MF Doom’s album will hit July 17th, but Ace was seen tweeting today, “Oh sh*t, yall got digital release date for MA_DOOM: Son of Yvonne pushed up to next week Tuesday.” Either way, we’re looking forward to it. Tracklist is as follows: 1. D Ski’s Intro 2. Nineteen Seventy Something [cont.]
The single from Oh No’s album Ohnomite is the DOOM track “3 Dollars”, pressed on 5-inch vinyl. Stones Throw will have copies of these shipping by June 11th. CD & 2LP copies of the album Ohnomite are shipping now. The label Five Day Weekend is making the 5-inch single available with two covers, the first [cont.]
New material from Ace’s oft-delayed collaboration over Doom beats, MA Doom: Son Of Yvonne.
From their forthcoming LP, Key To The Kuffs, hitting May on Lex Records.
Here’s another track from Lex Records forthcoming Complex compilation, teaming MF Doom with Jneiro Jarel. Remix by Dave Sitek of TV On The Radio. Download
Ghostface Killah Recalls Meeting MF DOOM, and promises that the DOOMSTARKS LP Is on it’s way. “You know, everybody give me CDs, I play ‘em. But I just said I didn’t know who Metal Fingers was. But I knew he had beats on there that was up my alley, so I had my manager just [cont.]
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