LOS ANGELES (AP) — MF Doom, a British-born rapper who usually sported a signature masks that resembled Marvel Comics’ villain Physician Doom, has died. He was 49.
The rapper’s demise was confirmed Thursday by Doom’s consultant, Richie Abbott. Jasmine Dumile stated in an announcement that her husband — whose actual identify is Daniel Dumile — died Oct. 31.
The reason for demise has not been launched.
Jasmine Dumile posted a photograph of the rapper and a heartfelt message on his Instagram pag e. She referred to as him the “best husband, father” and thanked him for exhibiting her how to not be “afraid to like.”
“Thanks for instructing me the right way to forgive beings and provides one other likelihood, to not be so fast to evaluate and write off,” she wrote. “My world won’t ever be the identical with out you.”
Dumile was born in London and raised in New York. He started his rap profession within the late 1980s beneath the identify Zev Love X as a part of the group KMD, which included his youthful brother DJ Subroc.
The group launched two albums “Mr. Hood” in 1991 and “Black Bastards” two years later. Subroc died shortly earlier than the discharge of the second album.
Dumile took a step again from the general public eye then returned within the late 1990s beneath his MF Doom persona. In 1999, he launched his debut album “Operation: Doomsday,” which he produced.
Dumile launched six studio albums beneath totally different stage names together with King Geedorah and Viktor Vaughn. He collaborated with producer Madlib on the 2004 album “Madvillainy,” which was thought-about his most celebrated launch.
Dumile’s final studio album “Born Like This” was launched in 2009. He additionally had a collaboration with the hip-hop group Czarface for his or her 2018 launch “Czarface Meets Metallic Face.”
Rapper Q-Tip paid homage to Dumile on social media.
“RIP to a different Large your favourite MC’s MC .. MF DOOM!! crushing information…,” he wrote.
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