Daniel Dumile, best known by his stage name MF Doom or simply Doom, was a British-American rapper and record producer. Noted for his intricate wordplay, signature metal mask, and "supervillain" stage persona, Dumile became a major figure of underground hip hop and alternative hip hop in the 2000s.

Full Name
Dumile Daniel Thompson
Jul 13, 1971
Oct 31, 2020
5' 4"
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MF DOOM, born Daniel Dumile in 1971, is an English-born American hip hop artist and producer. He is known for his unique rhyme schemes, self-produced beats, and enigmatic persona. His stage name came from the Marvel Comics supervillain Doctor Doom.

He began his career as a member of the group KMD in 1988, before embarking on a solo career with the release of their debut album Mr. Hood in 1991. After KMD was dropped from their label due to its controversial content and the death of his brother Subroc, Dumile disappeared from public life and worked odd jobs while living on the streets of New York City.

In 1997, he reemerged on the rap scene under the MF DOOM moniker and collaborated with several underground artists such as Talib Kweli, Madlib, Danger Mouse, Ghostface Killah and Count Bass D. His debut solo album Operation Doomsday was released in 1999 to critical acclaim and earned him a cult fan base. 

In 2003 DOOM started working with producer Madlib to create their collaborative album Madvillainy which was hailed by critics as one of the greatest hip hop albums of all time. In 2004 he released Mm.. Food? which featured production from other well-known producers such as J Dilla, RJD2 and Oh No. The following year he released his third solo album The Mouse And The Mask in collaboration with Adult Swim's Cartoon Network show Aqua Teen Hunger Force. 

Since then DOOM has continued to collaborate with other high profile artists such as Danger Mouse on their joint project Danger Doom and Ghostface Killah on their joint LP Swift & Changeable. He also released Born Like This in 2009 and Key To The Kuffs in 2012 both under his own label Lex Records. He most recently released Vaudeville Villain in 2017 featuring production from Madlib, Alchemist, Oh No and others.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1971</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">MF DOOM is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On January 9, 1971, MF DOOM was born in London, England.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1977</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Moves to Long Island, New York</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Moved with his family to Long Island, New York at the age of six.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1990</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Debut Album "Operation Doomsday" Released</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">MF DOOM released his debut solo album on Fondle 'Em Records titled Operation Doomsday.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2004</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Collaboration Album With Madlib Released</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Releases a collaboration album with Madlib, titled Madvillainy.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2014</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Collaborates With Danger Mouse</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Collaborates with Danger Mouse on the album The Mouse and the Mask.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2016</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Final Album "The Missing Notebook Rhymes" Released</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Releases a series of 15 previously unreleased tracks titled The Missing Notebook Rhymes.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2017</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">MF DOOM Passes Away</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On October 31, 2017, MF DOOM passes away due to unknown causes.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> His Unique Style</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">MF DOOM has a style that is entirely his own. He mixes elements of hip hop, jazz, and alternative rock to create something truly unique and innovative. His rhymes are clever and witty, and his beats are always interesting and engaging.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> His Lyricism</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">MF DOOM has an amazing ability to combine lyrical content with great flow. He uses metaphors and similes to make his lyrics come alive, and his wordplay is second to none. He also has the ability to tell stories in his music that are both inspiring and entertaining.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> His Influence</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">MF DOOM has had an enormous influence on the rap scene. He helped pioneer the underground rap movement and was one of the first rappers to sample jazz records. He also influenced a generation of artists such as Kendrick Lamar, J Cole, and Chance The Rapper who have all cited him as an influence.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> Born in England</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">MF DOOM, born Daniel Dumile, was born in London, England and moved to Long Island, New York at the age of 9.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> Multi-Talented Musician</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">MF DOOM is a multi-talented musician with skills in rapping, producing, and playing keyboards and drums.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Created His Own Genre</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">MF DOOM has created his own genre of music called "Mm..Food", which is a combination of hip-hop, funk, soul and jazz.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Has His Own Record Label</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">MF DOOM has launched his own record label called "Nature Sounds" and has released several albums on the label.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Collaborations With Madlib</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">MF DOOM has collaborated with producer Madlib on the album Madvillainy and the follow up Madvillainy 2: The Madlib Remix.</p></div>


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