"I Am Not The Person You Remember" - In Memoriam Of MF DOOM with Hanif Abdurraqib
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This is a special episode we’re going to release through Millennials Are Killing Capitalism. Just to be clear, this episode is not about politics or social movements and falls outside of what we usually do here.

Hanif Abdurraqib and Jay talk about Daniel Dumile, better known as MF DOOM. Like lots of people, we were really sad to hear of DOOMs passing and just wanted to reflect on his life and some of the many things that we will remember about DOOM.

Jay's partner in this dialogue, Hanif Abdurraqib is a poet, essayist, and cultural critic from Columbus, Ohio. His books include The Crown Ain’t Worth Much, They Can’t Kill Us Until They Kill Us, Go Ahead In The Rain: Notes To A Tribe Called Quest, A Fortune For Your Disaster and his forthcoming book A Little Devil In America

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