Rapper and songwriter Tyler Gregory Okonma, better known as Tyler the Creator, shared a recent post on his verified Twitter account and reacted to the death of one of the rap legends, MF Doom.
MF Doom, considered one of the best songwriters of rap music, passed away at the age of 49. MF Doom’s wife Jasmine announced the death of the rapper, with the following statement on her Instagram account.
Jasmine announced that MF Doom, whose real name is Daniel Dumile, died on October 31st. No statement was made regarding the cause of his death.
“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.”
Following his devastating death, Tyler the Creator took to Twitter and shared condolences on the passing of MF Doom. In his tweet, the 29-year-old rapper called the late hip-hop icon ‘villain.’
Here’s what Tyler tweeted:
“Safe travels villain.”
Born in London but moved to New York at a young age, Dumile became one of the most talked about and most mysterious figures in rap music with her metal mask inspired by Marvel character Dr. Doom.
MF Doom, who has released many songs such as Doomsday, All Caps, and Rapp Snitch Knishes, has worked with many big names such as, Danger Mouse and Wu-Tang Clan.
Check out the Twitter post below.
safe travels villain
— Tyler, The Creator (@tylerthecreator) December 31, 2020