*MADVILLAIN LIVE IN LOS ANGELES
NOVEMBER 21, 2009.
DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES AT WE THE PEOPLE.
When Dumile began performing as MF DOOM, he extended hip-hop’s obsession with façades. While other MCs fashioned themselves after outlaws, thugs, or drug dealers, Dumile, whose handle is inspired by the Fantastic Four villain Dr. DOOM, called himself “the Supervillain.” When he raps, he often refers to DOOM in the third person. Other MCs are obsessed with machismo; Dumile is obsessed with “Star Trek” and “Logan’s Run.”
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