Verified Dead at 49, MF DOOM | MF DOOM Confirmed Dead at 49
According to his wife, the legendary rapper MF DOOM, born Daniel Dumile, is confirmed to have passed away.
As written by MF DOOM‘s wife, Jasmine Dumile, the Instagram account for MF DOOM has been updated with a new article. The post confirms that on Halloween, October 31, 2020, his untimely death finally occurred.
The caption of the post functions as an honorable obituary, thanking the artist for his role as a family man, friend, lover, and more.
The full caption is below:
The greatest husband, father, teacher, student, business partner, lover and friend I could ever ask for.
Thank you for all the things you have shown, taught and given to me, our children and our family. Thank you for teaching me how to forgive beings and give another chance, not to be so quick to judge and write off.
Thank you for showing how not to be afraid to love and be the best person I could ever be. My world will never be the same without you.
Words will never express what you and Malachi mean to me, I love both and adore you always.
May THE ALL continue to bless you, our family and the planet.
All my Love
Transitioned October 31,2020”
In the late 80s, the British-born, Long Island-raised rap artist first appeared on the music scene with his group KMD, but with the album Operation: Doomsday, he adopted the MF DOOM moniker and mask in 1999.
MF DOOM continued to release albums with his distinctive underground style throughout his career, while also contributing to important landmarks in rap culture, including a joint project called Danger DOOM with DJ Danger Mouse, creating tracks for Ghostface Killah, collaborating with Adult Swim block of TV program and more.
The rapper also collaborated with Nike during the brand’s Black Box series of launches, formally partnering on a pair of Dunk His in July of 2007.
MF DOOM was forty-nine years old.