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Dangermouse and MF Doom do it!,
This review is from: THE MOUSE AND THE MASK (Audio CD)
DJ Dangermouse, for those that don't know, is the other hottest producer in Hip Hop these days alongside Kanye West. He's created 'The Grey Album' out of Jay Z's lyrics on the Black album and The Beatles music on The White Album. Needless to say the keepers of The Beatles estate were not best pleased so you'll never find it in a regular shop. That was live though, as was his album with Jemini, so I was looking forward to this.
MF Doom has always been one of the cleverest, wierdest rappers out there- his gruff dry tones disguising the smartest use of metaphor ane a hilarious dark sense of humour. Unfortunately his producers have, more often than not, been a let down.
Not here though. Dangermouse does his thing brilliantly while Doom is crisp and cutting throughout. The humour is often puerile, but anyone with a slightly sick sense of humour (most hip hop kids) will laugh out loud.
In short, a banging album that you'll want to listen closely to- this is a big hip hop must for those of you bored with the g-Unit nonsense although if you like all that you'll still enjoy this.