Usually a very private person, fans of rapper MF Doom gained a small insight into his life after he sadly announced the death of his 14-year-old son, Malachi Alachi Ezekiel Dumile.

In a heartfelt post on Instagram, the rapper revealed the tragic news on Monday. In the post, Doom calls Dumile “the greatest son one could ask for.” Currently, there is no word on the cause of death. Many online were quick to pay their condolences.

Doom’s last solo album, Born Like This, dropped in 2009 and since then he has gone onto to produce collaboration albums with the likes of Bishop Nehru and Westside Gun. Check out Doom’s post above and then re-visit this Danger Doom track.

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