Madvillain's Madvillainy (33 1/3) (Paperback)

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Madvillain's Madvillainy (33 1/3) (Paperback)


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This book celebrates Madvillainy as a representation of two genius musical minds melding to form one revered supervillain. A product of circumstance, the album came together soon after MF DOOM's resurgence and Madlib's reluctant return from avant-garde jazz to hip-hop.

Written from the alternating perspectives of three fake music journalist superheroes-featuring interviews with Wildchild, M.E.D., Walasia, Daedelus, Stones Throw execs, and many other real individuals involved with the album's creation-this book blends fiction and non-fiction to celebrate Madvillainy not just as an album, but as a folkloric artifact. It is one specific retelling of a story which, like Madvillain's music, continues to spawn infinite legends.
Will Hagle is a writer from Champaign who lives in Los Angeles.
Product Details ISBN: 9781501389238
ISBN-10: 1501389238
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication Date: March 9th, 2023
Pages: 152
Language: English
Series: 33 1/3