The Eye-Opening Impact MF DOOM Had On The Direction Of Modern Music

After the tragic passing of Daniel Dumile, better known as MF DOOM, many took to social media to express their die-hard love for the metal-faced villain. After a statement from DOOM’s estate was shared deeming a heartfelt message, as well as the announcement of his passing, fans were left confused and in disbelief. 

As a hero for many, the rap villain will forever be known for his major role in modern rap and creating a sound so special that only belongs to DOOM himself. Many celebrities took to Twitter that night exclaiming how much of an influence he was to them and how important his music was for the current path in music. Many artists spoke out to share their stories about DOOM as well as their condolences to the Dumile family.

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via MF DOOM Instagram

Being deemed your rapper’s favorite rapper only covers the tip of the iceberg for what DOOM meant to many. By creating albums that inspired many in their own music or inspired people to begin making music in the first place, MF DOOM was one of the most influential artists of the past 30 years. 

With his mysterious appearance and shadowlike public knowledge, DOOM intrigued many, as his music and his legacy was built on the cornerstone of hiphop and pushed the genre to become what it is today. A genre that captivates many and tells a million stories in and of itself. MF DOOM’s life, legacy, and music will not be forgotten. His loyal fans share his name and continue to speak about it. When it comes to DOOM, he forever lives on. And just remember – all caps when you spell the man’s name.

Jared Hagen
Jared Hagen is a journalist and an active college student in Madison, Wisconsin. When he is not working as a Journalist or AV Technician, Hagen runs a music production company with his brother, Kaleb Hagen, titled Hagen Brothers. Hagen's focuses heavily involve music production and journalism.

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