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MF DOOM’s family releases statement about his death; no cause confirmed

Today, news broke about MF DOOM’s apparent death on October 31 this year. No cause of death is shared. An official statement appeared on his official social media pages. His wife, Jasmine, wrote a beautiful message addressed to him on his Instagram page. It reads the following.

If you knew me during the Myspace era, you witnessed my love for the mysterious rapper. In the middle of preparing for a video interview with a friend for her virtual podcast series, one of my artists called me with the news. Unable to completely process what happened, I decided to go through with the interview.


Written by Richardine Bartee

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