Today In Hip-Hop: MF DOOM And Madlib Dropped ‘Madvillainy’

On this day, March 23rd, in hip-hop history... 2004: A decade ago today, the Hip-Hop world was introduced to one of the most innovative, unabashedly different duos to grace the Hip-Hop scene. The duo known as Madvillain (comprised of MF DOOM and producer Madlib) created an eccentric, anti-commercial brand of Hip-Hop; one that railed against everything mainstream Hip-Hop music stood for. Ten years later, the duo's debut album, Madvillainy is hailed among the greatest Hip-Hop album's of the millennium. In 1999, Los Angeles-based producer Madlib listened to MF DOOM's first full-length LP, Operation: Doomsday, and was thoroughly impressed with the masked Long Island MC. In 2002, Madlib and MF DOOMmet at the Stones ...

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