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DOOM & Black Thought Have Released A Track Showcasing How Mad Nice They Are (Audio)

In the mid-2000s, MF DOOM was on a run as prolific as any in Hip-Hop. Between 2003 and 2005, the Metal Face villain released at least eight projects, not including a live LP and a compilation of Special Blends. That run began with off-shoot group Monsta Island Czars' 2003 Rhymesayers... Read more

Eric Biddines Climbs Mountains In This Video. Does This MC’s Single Pique Your Interest?

Florida's Eric Biddines makes his influences of Outkast, UGK, and Goodie Mob clear in his music. This MC uses his southern cadence, regional dialect, and warm weather lifestyle in his songs to his advantage. The single "Peeuurrnn" is derived off of a J.B. Smoove stand-up comedy routine. Leaving haters, crabs,... Read more

A DOOM Remix By Radiohead’s Thom Yorke Has A Newly-Released Alternate Version (Audio)

The evasive villain DOOM (a/k/a MF DOOM) has lots of industry friends. He pops up with Ghostface Killah, Jay Electronica, Atmosphere, and De La Soul. However, folks beyond the confines of Hip-Hop are also fans of the MC. One prominent supporter and peer is Radiohead's Thom Yorke. Back on 2009's... Read more

Bishop Nehru Touches A Jazzy Jeff Track & It’s Magnificent (Audio)

Bishop Nehru is an artist who clearly respects his Hip-Hop forefathers. Early in the Lex Records artist's career, he linked with DOOM (f/k/a MF DOOM) for a full-length project. Also down with the Mass Appeal label, it was reported in late 2014 that Nas would executive produce the MC's upcoming... Read more

DOOM Performs An Alternate Version Of His JJ DOOM Single At SXSW 2016 (Video)

DOOM was a showcase headliner at last week's 2016 South By Southwest music festival in Austin, Texas. There, the reclusive MC/producer did not appear in the flesh, but through video display. As part of a DOOMStarks (DOOM & Ghostface Killah) set March 17 at Elmo's, DOOM unveiled an alternate version... Read more

Golden Rules Makes A Holiday Song That Celebrates All That Goes Into Giving (Audio)

This year, some of the best holiday music has been drenched in reality. Macy Gray's "All I Want For Christmas" looked at bigger issues (Black Lives Matter, poverty, world peace) on her personal Christmas list. Now, Golden Rules, the Lex Records duo of Paul White and Eric Biddines makes a... Read more

Kanye Once Told Freddie Gibbs He Was Mediocre. Now He’s Rhyming With Yasiin Gaye (Audio)

Golden Rules continues to have the golden touch. Paul White and Eric Biddines' late summer album is still making its rounds with those in the know, and those hearing the potent production and Southern drawl. One of the Lex Records release standouts is "Never Die," featuring Yasiin Bey (f/k/a Mos... Read more

Golden Rules Have The Golden Ticket To A Proper Group Introduction (Album Stream)

In the new artist category of 2015, Golden Rules shine brightly. The tandem of MC Eric Biddines and producer Paul White draw from the Dungeon Family movement of the 1990s, and broad-minded production sensibilities that challenge genre. The group's Lex Records, Golden Ticket releases today (August 7). The Consequence Of... Read more

Golden Rules Might Have The Midas Touch To Break Through (Audio)

Paul White and Eric Biddines are ones to watch and ones to listen to. Fresh off of a Yasiin Bey (f/k/a Mos Def) collaboration, the Lex Records artists together known as Golden Rules have another one. "Down South Boogie" is a Funk-fused creation that clearly pulls from Andre 3000 in... Read more

Yasiin Bey Makes A Clutch Appearance Alongside The Vibrant Golden Rules (Lyric Video)

Whether with De La Soul, High & Mighty, Gorillaz, or DJ Honda, Yasiin Bey (f/k/a Mos Def) knows how to elevate tracks from a feature role. The Brooklyn, New York native plays guest on Golden Rules' "Never Die." The Lex Records-backed project from producer Paul White (Homeboy Sandman, Danny Brown,... Read more

Finding The GOAT (Round 4): Mos Def vs. MF DOOM…Who You Got?

We have now reached the critical Round 4 in the ultimate battle for the title of the GOAT (Greatest of All-Time). With 21 MCs remaining (with the largest winning margin, Rakim receives a bye for the round), things are really coming down to 10 match-ups, leading AFH’s bracket-style series towards... Read more

MF DOOM & Flying Lotus Announce Collabo Album, But Is It An April Fool’s Joke?

As fans are holding their breaths, hoping that these two illusive artists aren’t playing an "April Fools" joke. [UPDATE: According to one of DOOM's past labels, Nature Sounds Records, this is all a joke.] MF DOOM and Flying Lotus just announced their collaboration on an album titled Mask Of The... Read more

Finding The GOAT (Round 3): Jay-Z vs. MF DOOM…Who You Got?

We have reached the third round in the ultimate battle for the title of the GOAT (Greatest of All-Time). With 42 MCs remaining, we are asking you to help us rank who is the greatest MC to pick up a mic. We will take over 35 years of Hip-Hop into... Read more

Ghostface Killah & BADBADNOTGOOD Have Sour Soul For All To Taste (Album Stream)

Five days before release, Ghostface Killah & BADBADNOTGOOD's Sour Soul is offered to fans for full, free stream (in mono, no less—playing into the '70s-minded themes). G.F.K.'s first Lex Records go-round, and second LP (following 36 Seasons) in three months pairs him with BadBad and Frank Dukes for an onslaught... Read more

Stream Bishop Nehru & DOOM’s Nehruvian DOOM One Week Early

After more than a year of anticipation, Bishop Nehru's debut studio release, a collaboration album with DOOM (f/k/a MF DOOM), Nehruvian DOOM, is available for full album stream. Pitchfork has posted the effort, which is releasing in one week on the British-based Lex Records. Heads have heard plenty of previews,... Read more

MF DOOM & Bishop Nehru Drop Some Dopeness In The Darkness (Video)

Out of sheer "Darkness," NehruvianDOOM arrives. The collaborative project between emerging voice Bishop Nehru and 25-year Hip-Hop veteran MF DOOM (who mostly goes by DOOM these days, though not exclusively) is growing closer. With DOOM presumably on the boards (if you can call the four-track-style adopted by the longtime KMD... Read more