Video: The Story Behind The MF DOOM Mask

doom mask Video: The Story Behind The MF DOOM Mask

DOOM‘s mask has become an iconic symbol, and in this new clip for Frank151, Blake Lethem aka KEO, the artist responsible for designing it, tells the story of how it came together. He briefly speaks on his relationship with DOOM, the evolution of the mask’s design, and why DOOM wears it.

In a matter of speaking, Blake Lethem is the man behind DOOM’s mask. Not that he is DOOM, but that he worked with the Villain to design his first and second disguises. Lethem (also known as KEO and SCOTCH 79) is a Brooklyn-born graffiti writer, designer, MC, and raconteur whose stories go much deeper than his time spent with the Villain.

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