MF Doom

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Dumile in 2011

Daniel Dumile[a] (/ˈdml/ DOOM-ee-lay;[2] 13 July 1971[3] – 31 October 2020) was a British-American rapper, songwriter and record producer. He was born in London. His career began in 1988. He worked with Madlib and the two made a duo known as Madvillain. Their album Madvillainy is well known.

Dumile died on 31 October 2020, aged 49.[4] His death was announced two months later on 31 December by his wife.[5]

Notes[change | change source]

  1. Occasionally credited as Daniel Dumile Thompson.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Bradley & DuBois 2010, pp. 856–857.
  2. Coates, Ta-Nehisi (21 September 2009). "The Mask of Metal Face Doom". The New Yorker. Archived from the original on 8 May 2017. Retrieved 31 December 2020.
  3. "Everyone, Including Us, Thought January 9th was MF DOOM's Birthday – It's Not". okayplayer. 9 January 2021. Retrieved 4 July 2021.
  4. Ihaza, Jeff (31 December 2020). "MF DOOM, Elusive Bard of Hip-Hop, Dead at 49". Rolling Stone. Archived from the original on 31 December 2020. Retrieved 31 December 2020.
  5. Price, Joe (31 December 2020). "MF Doom Dead at 49". Complex. Archived from the original on 31 December 2020. Retrieved 31 December 2020.