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How MF DOOM Saved a Generation of Lost Hip-Hop Fans

The masked rapper’s worldbuilding and commitment reminded us that there was always something more to discover

Photo: Jim Dyson/Getty Images

I planned to write about MF DOOM this past November to mark the 16th anniversary of his classic album Mm..Food? But as can often be the case for writers, other stories happened, so I put it off…

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David Dennis, Jr.

David Dennis, Jr.

Level Sr. Writer covering Race, Culture, Politics, TV, Music. Previously: The Undefeated, The Atlantic, Washington Post. Forthcoming book: The Movement Made Us

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