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MF DOOM’s Teenage Son Malachi Ezekiel Dumile Passes Away

MF DOOM‘s 14 year old son passed away today.

READ: MF DOOM Will Release 15 New Songs In 15 Weeks, Shares Sinister Sean Price Collaboration

The enigmatic rapper took to Instagram to share the news that his son, Malachi Ezekiel Dumile, passed away December 18 (Monday).

“THE GREATEST SON ONE COULD ASK FOR. SAFE JOURNEY AND MAY ALL OUR ANCESTORS GREET YOU WITH OPEN ARMS. ONE OF OUR GREATEST INSPIRATIONS,” DOOM captioned a photo of him holding a picture of Dumile. “THANK YOU FOR ALLOWING US TO BE YOUR PARENTS. LOVE YOU MALI.”

As of now, the cause of death has yet to be determined. We wish MF DOOM and his family our condolences.

Earlier this year, DOOM was a part of special collaborative endeavor with Adult Swim, where he was supposed to release 15 new songs in 15 weeks. Titled DOOM’s The Missing Notebook Rhymes the campaign abruptly ended just shy of its midway point after week seven’s release of “Notebook 06.”

Elijah C. Watson

Elijah Watson serves as Okayplayer's News & Culture Editor. When he's not writing he's listening to Sade and crying or watching My Hero Academia with his partner.

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