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Yasiin Bey (aka Mos Def) covers MF Doom and Madvillain songs — watch

on April 03, 2015, 11:15am

Yasiin Bey, fka Mos Def, has a pretty well-documented fondness for MF Doom. Last year, he put that appreciation on full display for France Télévisions’ “digital Art & Culture on demand service,” Culturebox in a series of videos dubbed Beyondoom. Now, Culturebox has presented the whole project in a neatly packed YouTube playlist (via FACT)

Over seven clips, a face-wrapped Bey delivers covers of some of his favorite Doom and Madvillain cuts. The Brooklyn MC brings bars from “Beef Rap”, “Strange Ways”, “Accordian”, “Curls”, “All Caps”, “May Clinic”, and a mashup of “Rainbows”, “Fancy Clown” and “Fazers”. Check out the whole collection below.

And just because, here’s the original “Beef Rap”:

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