New York rapper Busta Rhymes is going back in the day. The hip-hop veteran has come forward to take a major flashback to a joint concert with the late MF Doom‘s rap group and his own Leaders of the New School.
Busta Rhymes’ MF Doom Nod
Rhymes went to his Instagram page with the must-see shot. The pic features a flyer dating back to the early 90’s and showcasing both rap groups headlining a New York City show.
“LEGENDARY!!! KMD (MF DOOM’S ORIGINAL GROUP) , LEADERS OF THE NEW SCHOOL, CURIOUS GEORGE!! 30 YRS AGO !!! I HOPE A LOT OF YOU WILL BE ABLE TO CELEBRATE MILESTONE MOMENTS 30 YRS. FROM NOW!!”
TIDAL Celebrates MF Doom’s 50th Birthday
This weekend, streaming powerhouse TIDAL went to its social media pages to make a big announcement. TIDAL shared footage showing off an actual augmented reality camera filter in use to celebrate MF Doom’s 50th birthday.
“Use TIDAL’s MF DOOM AR filter to celebrate his life and legacy on what would have been his 50th birthday.”
The Legacy Lives On
Over the past few days, MF Doom tributes have surfaced across the Internet. The painted shots are shown across trains in Belgium. Last week, pics surfaced showing the epic shots. Some pics feature Doom’s mask spray painted black and grey onto a Belgium train.
MF DOOM tribute in Belgium
Lupe Fiasco + Royce 5’9 Remember MF Doom
Following MF’s announced death, rap veterans Lupe Fiasco and Royce Da 5’9 went to their Instagram pages to acknowledge Doom’s impact on their lives. 5’9 took things a step further and cited the death as a reason musicians should unite more than ever.
“We can’t afford to not be unified any longer” -Royce 5’9
Lupe even made a plea for all hip-hop artists to reconsider terminology in honor of Doom.
“To whom it may concern: I ask and propose that from this point forward all rappers from everywhere and from every style and every level in the craft refer to Similes” as “Dumiles” Pronounced ‘Doom-ah-lays’ A small gesture for a fallen master. MF DOOM. Can I get a 2nd?”