MF Doom

  • Blogs

    September 5, 2014

    The Best Back to School Hip-Hop Jams

    It's the week after Labor Day and that means students coast-to-coast are heading back to school! While education is important, the end of summer and the return of homework may be seen as a downer for some. Fortunately, there's plenty of tunes to change your perspective and get you ready to reunite w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2013

    Five Rare Ghostface Killah Songs You Haven't Heard

    On Sunday Night, lauded Wu-Tang MC Ghostface Killah takes the stage at the Yost Theater. Ghost has spent almost two decades being one of the most prolific MCs in the game. Unfortunately, many legal restrictions have kept some incredible work of his from seeing an official retail release. So, for th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2013

    Chow Down with our Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Championship Playlist!

    Along with being our nation's birth, July 4th is also the day all eyes will be on Coney Island for Nathan's world famous Hot Dog Eating Competition. Yes, competitive eating's biggest day of the year goes down tomorrow as the biggest names in consumption will attempt to out-devour each other in a mor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2013

    My Inability To Schmooze Is Killing My Music Career!

    By: Jessica Hopper [Editor's Note: Are you a musician? Is your group having issues? Ask Fan Landers! Critic Jessica Hopper has played in and managed bands, toured internationally, booked shows, produced records, worked as a publicist, and is the author of The Girls' Guide to Rocking, a how-to for te ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 7, 2012

    Action Bronson

    The Observatory

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2012

    Happy Birthday J Dilla! Commemorate With A Must-Hear Soundtrack

    ​Had he not passed away on Feb. 10, 2006, beloved hip-hop producer J Dilla would have turned 38 years young today. Not the household name of say a Dr. Dre, Timbaland or Jermaine Dupri, the man born James Dewitt Yancey was -- and remains -- an underground hip-hop icon thanks to his work with De La ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2011

    Seven Rap Songs about Eating Well

    Buff Love aka The Human Beat Box​Last week, the USDA introduced a new symbol for healthy eating to replace the decades-old food pyramid long considered ineffectual. The new graphic, called "MyPlate," replaces the pyramid with a plate-shaped pie chart demonstrating the importance of making fruits a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2009

    Posthumous J Dilla record out in June

    A 25-track disc comprised of beats made by the late J Dilla is "dropping" (that's hip-hop for "being released") June 2 on Nature Sounds. Dilla was a much-heralded producer who gained fame in the late '80s with the group Slum Village. Many credit him for helping to place Detroit on the hip-hop map, b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2008

    Last Night: MC Chris, Totally Michael, Sirah at Chain Reaction

    Last Night: MC Chris, Totally Michael and Sirah at Chain Reaction in Anaheim, Oct. 21, 2008. Better Than: All three of the "Star Wars" prequels. Sorry, "Revenge of the Sith" apologists. Download: Totally Michael's self-titled debut, released last week and on iTunes. MC Chris isn't a fan of the "n ... More >>

  • Music

    February 14, 2008
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    January 31, 2008

    [CD Review] Clutchy Hopkins

    Walking Backwards (Ubiquity)

  • Music

    November 15, 2007

    Career Killah

    Is Wu-Tang Clan’s Ghostface as Dumb as He Sometimes Acts?

  • Music

    August 9, 2007

    Cream of Elite

    Sporting perhaps the greatest hip-hop bill ever, Rock the Bells enshrines rap's history—and foreshadows its future

  • Music

    August 2, 2007


    Virgin Megastore Orange

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2007

    Rock the Bells Fest Venue Change

    The talent-heavy hip-hop festival Rock the Bells (which we previewed here) will now take place at Hyundai Pavilion at Glen Helen Saturday, Aug. 11. Performers include Wu-Tang Clan, Public Enemy and MF Doom. All tickets for the originally scheduled National Orange Show Events Center will be hono ... More >>

  • Music

    June 7, 2007

    Fo' Sizzle!

    Summer concerts/festivals to heat the beat

  • Music

    April 26, 2007

    The Arcane Cocaine Poet

    Ghostface Killah reaches a new high

  • Music

    March 29, 2007

    Soul Survivors

    Todays hip-hop owes a huge debt to De La Souland the tab keeps growing

  • Music

    November 30, 2006

    Unreconstructed Teengenerate

    Shape Shifters somewhere to 360,000

  • Music

    July 13, 2006

    I Got Kinda Lost

    Eight greats that never made it

  • Music

    March 30, 2006

    Get Out!

    Deep Wet Tongue Kiss
    March 30 - April 6

  • Music

    March 23, 2006

    Get Out!

    No Flip-flops
    March 23 - March 30

  • Music

    November 10, 2005

    Can You Dig It

    Peanut Butter Wolfs vinyl weighs a ton

  • Music

    October 6, 2005
  • Unknown

    August 18, 2005


    Aug. 11 - Aug. 18

  • Music

    April 28, 2005


    Coachella is part festival, part endurance test

  • Music

    April 14, 2005

    Alone in the Dark

    Never heard of Writers Block?

  • Music

    February 17, 2005
  • Music

    February 10, 2005
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    December 16, 2004
  • Features

    December 16, 2004

    In the Presents of Greatness

    What to buy for the person who knows everything

  • Music

    October 28, 2004
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    September 9, 2004
  • Music

    August 19, 2004

    Breaking From the Pack

    Wildchild goes solo

  • Music

    July 8, 2004