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Do Remember When DOOM Was Just An MC With Peachfuzz On His Chin (Video)

MF DOOM is a master of disguise. However, he was not always known by his modern moniker, and did always cover his face. Back in 1988, as Zev Love X, the London-born wordsmith created the Rap group KMD, along with his younger brother DJ Subroc and Rodan (who would later... Read more

MF DOOM, Inspectah Deck & Esoteric Deliver A Video Fit For Villainous Rhymes

In 10 days, CZARFACE and MF DOOM will release CZARFACE Meets METAL FACE. The project fully unites the masked villain with the veteran fusion of Wu-Tang Clan's Inspectah Deck with 7L & Esoteric. Previously, Daniel Dumile participated in the cipher (2015's "Ka-Bang!") to a strong reception. On this upcoming go-round,... Read more

MF DOOM & CZARFACE Are Releasing A Joint Album. Here’s The First Song (Audio)

In 2013, Wu-Tang Clan's Inspectah Deck joined forces with 7L & Esoteric to form the group, CZARFACE. Since then, the collective has released four albums filled with grimy, no frills underground Hip-Hop. Along the way, they've worked with a who's who of MCs, including Ghostface Killah, Roc Marciano, Action Bronson,... Read more

Inspectah Deck’s Rhymes Still Hit Like A Fistful Of Peril (Audio)

If it's not broken, then why fix it? Wu-Tang Clan's Inspectah Deck and New England Hip-Hop veterans 7L & Esoteric added new chapters to their decorated careers in 2013 when they formed Czarface. The comic book-inspired outfit defended Hip-Hop's honor with hard rhymes, hard beats, and a lot of stylish... Read more

The Plot Thickens in Part 2 of Czarface’s Cinematic Series (Video)

Picking up right where the previous video left off, 7L, Esoteric and Inspectah Deck are back with the second installment of their Czarface music video series. Marking the release of their sophomore album together, Every Hero Needs A Villain, their video for "The Great (Czar Guitar)" started this cinematic series... Read more

Make Sure You’ve Heard GZA & CZARFACE’s Syllable Smashing Collab (Audio)

Earlier this month, CZARFACE released their sophomore album, Every Hero Needs A Villain. The sophomore outing from Inspectah Deck, Esoteric, and 7L features a smorgasbord of sharp lyrics, dense with wordplay, and chopped down samples. While the guests are exciting (Juju, Large Professor, R.A. The Rugged Man), GZA is at... Read more

Return Of The Great: Czarface Is Back On The Scene (Video)

Today (June 16) marks the official release date of Inspectah Deck, 7L & Esoteric's follow-up to their self-titled debut as Czarface: Every Hero Needs A Villain. With the release of their sophomore album together, they've also put out a new music video for the song "The Great (Czar Guitar)." The... Read more

Villains Unite As MF DOOM & CZARFACE Wreak Havoc On A Beat (Audio)

Two of Hip-Hop's comic-inspired bad boys are MF DOOM and CZARFACE. To be clear, CZARFACE is in fact a trio of Esoteric, Inspectah Deck, and DJ 7L, who together form a force that would love to shoot a fair one with Voltron. From the Bronx-to-Boston crew's sophomore album, Every Hero... Read more

CZARFACE & A Self-Help Guru Aim To Improve YOUR Life Through Hip-Hop (Video)

It's been nearly two years since Inspectah Deck officially announced that a second CZARFACE album was in the works. Ramping up for this month's release, Esoteric participated in a hilarious parody of a late night TV paid program. CZARFACE's Eso' sits down with infomercial entrepreneur and author Michael Alden for... Read more

Method Man & Inspectah Deck Have Explosive Chemistry, Care Of CZARFACE (Audio)

It is less than one month away from CZARFACE's sophomore album, Every Hero Needs A Villain (June 16). While some of Inspectah Deck's Wu-Tang Clan fellow swordsmen have joined him in his super-group with 7L & Esoteric, Method Man sat out the 2013 debut. Iron Lung loves a good concept, and... Read more

Inspectah Deck, Esoteric & Meyhem Lauren Flash The CZARFACE Signal (Audio)

It was more than two years ago that CZARFACE was born. Part group, part album, the Brick Records effort linked Wu-Tang Clan member Inspectah Deck with Boston, Massachusetts underground Hip-Hop veterans 7L & Esoteric for what would be a career-defining work. Featuring involvement from Ghostface Killah, DJ Premier, and Action... Read more

DJ 7L & Frank The Butcher Salute The Artists Sampled On Bad Boy Records Hits (Mixtape)

From Craig Mack to Total, The Notorious B.I.G. to Black Rob, Ma$e to 112, part of what's made Bad Boy Records so catchy in the mainstream has been the label's fearlessness when it's come to sampling. While skeptics may've criticized some of the more obvious recreations at the pinnacle of... Read more

Ghostface Killah Montreality Interview (Video) + CZARFACE (Inspectah Deck, 7L & Esoteric) – Savage Attack ft Ghostface Killah (Audio)

Here's a double dose of Ghostface Killah. First up, is an extended interview by Montreality where he goes deep about everything from the likelihood of one last Wu album this year to how he settled his beef with Biggie literally the day before he died. Next, is a grimy new... Read more

CZARFACE (Inspectah Deck,7L & Esoteric) – Air ‘Em Out (Video)

Here's the first video from Inspectah Deck, 7L and Esoteric's joint project, CZARFACE. It's a glossy short film that has more than a subtle reference to an infamous scene in Scarface. Check out Air 'Em Out. Related: AFH: Best Hip-Hop Videos of 2012 (Video)... Read more

CZARFACE (Inspectah Deck, 7L & Esoteric) – Czar Refaeli

Here's a super grimy new track from CZARFACE (Inspectah Deck, 7L & Esoteric). Check out Czar Refaeli. Related: Masta Killa – R U Listening (Prod. Inspectah Deck)... Read more