MF Doom: Iconic masked hip-hop artist dies aged 49-years-old

MF Doom: Iconic masked hip-hop artist dies aged 49-years-old

- The hip hopper's death was confirmed by his wife on Thursday, December 31

- It is not yet clear what killed the legendary hip-hopper but burial plans are underway

- The artist was best known for his intricate rhymes and signature mask inspired by the Marvel comic book supervillain Doctor Doom

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2020 was quite a negative year since it came with a lot of misfortunes including death and loss of livelihoods for many people.

MF Doom: Iconic masked hip-hop artist dies aged 49

The legend died on Thursday, December 31. Photo: UGC
Source: UGC

Many people could not wait but cross 2020 and see what 2021 hold for them.

However, not all who anticipated for 2021 were lucky enough t experience the goodies that came with the year.

Hip hop lovers recently received a hard blow following news of the loss of US hip-hop’s most distinctive and respected MCs and producers, MF Doom.

TUKO.co.ke has learnt the hip hop mogul died on October, 31 2020 at the age of 49.

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His death was first confirmed by his wife Jasmine who took to the late's Instagram account to break the news.

''The greatest husband, father, teacher, student, business partner, lover and friend I could ever ask for. Thank you for all the things you have shown, taught and given to me, our children and our family. Thank you for teaching me how to forgive beings and give another chance, not to be so quick to judge and write off. Thank you for showing how not to be afraid to love and be the best person I could ever be. My world will never be the same without you. Words will never express what you and Malachi mean to me, I love both and adore you always. May THE ALL continue to bless you, our family and the planet.'' the wife wrote.

It is not yet clear what killed the legendary hip-hopper but plans are underway.

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The late was best known for his intricate rhymes and signature mask inspired by the Marvel comic book supervillain Doctor Doom.

Doctor Doom was born in London in 1971 and moved to New York with his family at a very young age.

The late hip hop star began his musical career in the late 1980s after joining the East Coast hip-hop group KMD and performed under the moniker Zev Love X.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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