The lone rap legend MF DOOM He passed away in October 2020 but his handwritten book of lyrics and rhymes is still with the record company exec Euthen “Egon” Alabat … At least according to the DOOM widow.
TMZ Hip Hop She got an affidavit from DOOM’s widow claiming that Alapatt still has her late husband’s rhyme book. Yasmine Damel It tells us that there were many failed attempts to recover documents, even before DOOM passed.
She adds, “We hoped after DOOM moved to Egon that he would do the right thing and return the books to the family, but he has continued to ignore these requests. Unfortunately, Egon is not the only ex-assistant abusing the form, art, and life of death.”
Egon owns Now-Again Records, and is a product business partner MadlibDOOM’s famous collaborator from their 2004 effort “Madvillainy”.
However, Jasmine did not specify which “ex-assistant” she was referring to in her statement – she said she would say more when “appropriate”.
Rapper Black Star Quilly student This sparked last week when he criticized Egon for refusing to return the book in good faith… even after death He presided over his wedding in 2012.
Egon has given interviews in the past in which he has detailed his friendship with DOOM but Kweli describes it all as a farce.
We’ve reached out to Egon to get his side of the story… We’ll keep you posted when/if he gets back to us.