This concept album is based around the objects one might find on a picnic table. Each track contains references to food. A great example of this album’s clever playfulness is hidden in the title itself. Mm. Food is an anagram for MF DOOM. This is MF DOOM’s fifth studio album, and was released to high critical acclaim. It garnered a score of 81 on Metacritic. Nathan Rabin, of The A.V Club, wrote of the album, “(DOOM) is exempt from the law of diminishing returns.”
The Metal Finger Villain, aka King Geedorah, aka Victor Vaughn, aka MF DOOM, was one of the most prolific underground rappers and producers in hip-hop. The death of MF DOOM’s real-world brother, DJ Subroc, was the tragic origin story of this comic book villain turned hip-hop legend. Unbound by fears of lawsuits or the macho “keep-it-real-ism” of his time, MF DOOM embraced the nerdy, uncool things that helped him grieve for years after his brother's death. Smoking weed and sampling the cartoons he was watching for his beats was how he would spend his time beyond villainous escapades. MF DOOM would pass away on Halloween 2020.