Streaming giant TIDAL knows the importance of January 9. The popular entertainment giant has acknowledged the birthday of late rap artist MF Doom by releasing a filter for its subscribers.
TIDAL CELEBRATES MF DOOM’S 50TH BIRTHDAY
The streaming powerhouse went to its social media pages to make the big announcement. TIDAL shared footage showing off the actual augmented reality camera filter in use.
“Use TIDAL’s MF DOOM AR filter to celebrate his life and legacy on what would have been his 50th birthday.”
MF DOOM’S LEGACY LIVES ON
Over the past few days, MF Doom tributes have surfaced across the Internet. The painted shots are shown across trains in Belgium.
Over the past few days, pics have surfaced showing the epic shots. Some pics feature Doom’s mask spray painted black and grey onto a Belgium train.
MF DOOM tribute in Belgium
LUPE FIASCO + ROYCE 5’9 REMEMBER MF DOOM
Following MF’s announced death, rap veterans Lupe Fiasco and Royce Da 5’9 went to their Instagram pages to acknowledge Doom’s impact on their lives. 5’9 took things a step further and cited the death as a reason musicians should unite more than ever.
“We can’t afford to not be unified any longer” -Royce 5’9
Lupe even made a plea for all hip-hop artists to reconsider terminology in honor of Doom.
“To whom it may concern: I ask and propose that from this point forward all rappers from everywhere and from every style and every level in the craft refer to Similes” as “Dumiles” Pronounced ‘Doom-ah-lays’ A small gesture for a fallen master. MF DOOM. Can I get a 2nd?”
MF DOOM’S DEATH AT 49
Initially, Doom’s longtime wife went to his Instagram page to issue a statement on his passing. More shocking, Jasmine revealed in the open message he actually died in late October.
“Begin all things by giving thanks to THE ALL! To Dumile, The greatest husband, father, teacher, student, business partner, lover and friend I could ever ask for. Thank you for all the things you have shown, taught and given to me, our children and our family. Thank you for teaching me how to forgive beings and give another chance, not to be so quick to judge and write off. Thank you for showing how not to be afraid to love and be the best person I could ever be. My world will never be the same without you. Words will never express what you and Malachi mean to me, I love both and adore you always. May THE ALL continue to bless you, our family and the planet. All my Love Jasmine”