Vaudeville Villain

Viktor Vaughn - Vaudeville Villain
Critic Score
Based on 7 reviews
2003 Ratings: #2 / 293
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Based on 761 ratings
2003 Ratings: #3
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Toasterqueen12
91
This> Madvillainy

While Madvillainy feels like a comic book this one feels like I'm at a dive bar on slam poetry night. The bar smells of sawdust and is dimly lit. All the tables have a candle on them and the barkeep is bald and gruff. The tables all face the stage at the back of the room, and a hooded figure walks up to the microphone. He starts saying his poem. It's about death and destruction and other edgy things.

"this sucks" you think to yourself.

Suddenly, he stops. He ... read more
BGL13
89
who would have guessed that DOOM’s most emotional album would be released under a pseudonym?? while this albums tells the fictional story of viktor vaughan, it also describes systemic racism, relationship troubles, and the competitive nature of the rap scene. this is almost on par with madvillainy with every track beside the open mic nites being amazing and tracks 6-8 all being among my favorite DOOM songs in his entire discography.

faves: raedawn,let me watch, saliva, title track, ... read more
redbded
85
QUICKIE REVIEW #3

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: I guess I’ll say this now, but this account will go on hiatus for most of July. If you want to know why, I will be going to camp from June 28th to I think July 24th. I will have no internet access, so, yeah. You know. Nothing against the site, I just literally can’t make reviews. I might download some albums while I’m at camp and write in notes offline, but we’ll see. At least this NMF is stacked.

Onto the quick review, this ... read more
garfield
90
rest in peace to a legend
_zeltrxn17
96
EDIT: Open Mic Nite pt. 2 and A Dead Mouse grew off me a lil bit, still a powerhouse of an album. And still my fav DOOM

FIRST 100 FOR A HIP-HOP ALBUM!¿?¡?!!!?¿!!¡?¿

I've said this in an older review, precisely DOOM's Born Like This, and I'll say it again: MF DOOM is already an incredible poet, songwriter and rapper, but he still is an artist that relies also very heavily on aesthetic, at times more than technical ability. This isn't essentially a bad thing, ... read more
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Track List

  1. Overture
  2. Vaudeville Villain
  3. Lickupon
  4. The Drop
  5. Lactose and Lecithin
  6. A Dead Mouse
  7. Open Mic Nite, Pt. 1
  8. Raedawn
  9. Let Me Watch
  10. Saliva
  11. Modern Day Mugging
  12. Open Mic Nite, Pt. 2
  13. Never Dead
  14. Popsnot
  15. Mr. Clean
  16. G.M.C.

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Added on: June 17, 2013