Information of DOOM’s death was confirmed on Thursday night (December 31) by his spouse Jasmine, who posted a tribute on the hip-hop legend’s Instagram account.
She revealed DOOM (actual identify Daniel Dumile) died on October 31, 2020. His reason behind demise has not but been confirmed.
Tributes have since been pouring in, and amongst these providing their condolences is Yorke, who collaborated with DOOM on a few events all through his profession.
“Am so unhappy to listen to MF Doom’s passing,” he tweeted. “He was an enormous inspiration to so many people, modified issues.. for me the best way he put phrases was typically surprising in it’s genius, utilizing stream of consciousness in a manner i’d by no means heard earlier than.”
I’m so unhappy to listen to MF Doom’s passing. He was an enormous inspiration to so many people, modified issues.. for me the best way he put phrases was typically surprising in it’s genius, utilizing stream of consciousness in a manner i’d by no means heard earlier than … ? https://t.co/qzqwdYmTcl
— Thom Yorke (@thomyorke) January 2, 2021
In 2009, Yorke remixed DOOM’s ‘Gazzillion Ear’, a observe that was provided as a bonus reduce on the rapper’s remaining solo album, ‘Born Like This’.
Along with the remix, Yorke and Radiohead bandmate Jonny Greenwood additionally appeared on the 2012 DOOM and Jneiro Jarel observe ‘Retarded Fren’, taken from the Butter Edition of the pair’s JJ DOOM LP, ‘Key To The Kuffs’.
DOOM as soon as hinted that a joint album with Yorke was in the works, nonetheless the challenge by no means materialised.
Chatting with 3D World journal in 2011, he mentioned he was doing “some stuff” with the Radiohead frontman, including that he was “cool” and had “a whole lot of in poor health ass concepts and shit.”
“We’re engaged on some duets, some duet songs and shit. Identical to preliminary shit however we’ll most likely find yourself doing a complete document collectively,” he mentioned.
After paying tribute to DOOM on Twitter, a fan instructed to FlyLo that followers had been anticipating extra collaborations from the 2, particularly an extended challenge, to which he revealed that the that they had really been engaged on such a challenge.
“I hate to say this however we had been really engaged on an EP,” he wrote. “There have been extra songs that I haven’t even heard.” He didn’t give anymore particulars, however it seems that they didn’t get to wrap it up earlier than his premature demise.