Yasiin Bey hasn’t been active on the music front for a bit, but that doesn’t mean the Brooklyn bomber isn’t still a huge fan of fresh Hip-Hop. The rapper formerly known as Mos Def showed off his rap nerd skills by covering seven of reclusive but superbly talented rapper MF DOOM’s classic tracks.
In the beginning, Zev Love X was originally half of the Rap duo KMD. It came as a shock when his group was dropped from Elektra Records back in 1994 because they’d been using variations of their soon to be released album’s artwork for close to a year before it was deemed too controversial for wide […]
Stones Throw Records was known chiefly as an independent West Coast Hip Hop label. In October 2003, Stones Throw released the Jaylib Champion Sound project which was a collaboration between J Dilla and Madlib who shared both production and rhyming duties. The album was a sensation that not only ignited the independent Hip Hop world but […]
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MF DOOM linked up with up and coming rapper Bishop Nehru in the studio. The two MC’s are dropping a collaborative project called Nehruvian Doom and there is footage of them breaking beats in the studio.
MF DOOM isn’t too fond of public appearances, but he’s managed to make a few shillings from brand partnerships (we see you Nike). His latest is with shoe company Clarks Originals, who teamed up with the enigmatic MC on a limited edition Original Wallabee.