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MF Doom: MF Dupe?

MF DoomFans of masked rapper MF Doom have been speculating for weeks about whether or not several recent performances were actually put on by a fake who lip-synced to Doom's songs; coincidentally he also recently cancelled shows due to health issues. The Village Voice published an article on Tuesday that includes interviews with outraged fans, Doom's reps and club owner Allen Scott, who runs a San Francisco venue that hosted one of the most dubious of Doom's late performances on August 15. One fan at that show says:
"I went up to the sound guy about two songs deep and said, 'No one can hear Doom's mic.' He looked at me and said straight-up, 'I know. His mic's not on, and that's not MF Doom.' "

Doom's agent, Jason Swartz, insists that the rapper was definitely the guy on stage in San Francisco and that circulation problems in his foot have caused the cancellation of recent shows. I'm inclined to write this off, as the Voice suggests, as a Kaufman-esque mindf****ery; even if it's not, Doom could surely still manage to spin it that way. But will fans accept it? Has Doom taken his illusory persona too far? Is a public unmasking in order? Stay tuned for the next episode!
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MF Doom

I've been following this mess for weeks. Bottom line: I don't care. I just want a new Doom album.


agree 100% with mr bradford..


Wow, that is all I can say…I was in the crowd and I called it out instantly…he was like 50 pounds lighter, didn’t talk, etc. Doom always talks to the crowd, he doesn’t make those hand movements, and he doesn’t usually sound like s#$t like that…I am pretty pissed man. doom let us down!!!

fake like doom

Who cares doom is a weird dude taking his rap persona to a whole nother level....and maybe he really is sick and sh**...i just want a new album like that kid said


yeah word up a new doom lp iz what we need !!!!!

nappie rash

stupid media brain wash.i'm waiting for a new album

big j

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