Vaudeville Villain

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Vaudeville Villain
Studio album by
ReleasedSeptember 16, 2003 (2003-09-16)
GenreHip hop
LabelSound-Ink, Traffic Entertainment Group
ProducerKing Honey, Heat Sensor, Max Bill, RJD2, Mr Ten
MF Doom chronology
Take Me to Your Leader
Vaudeville Villain

Vaudeville Villain is the third studio album by British-American rapper/producer MF Doom, released under the alias Viktor Vaughn on September 16, 2003. All of the tracks are produced by Sound-Ink record label members Heat Sensor, King Honey, and Max Bill, with the exception of "Saliva", produced by RJD2.

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
AllMusic4.5/5 stars[1]
Entertainment WeeklyA[2]

Vaudeville Villain ranked at number 25 on Pitchfork's "Top 50 Albums of 2003" list.[6] In 2012, it ranked at number 25 on Pigeons & Planes's "30 Best Underground Hip-Hop Albums" list.[7]

Track listing[edit]

1."Overture" 0:34
2."Vaudeville Villain"King Honey2:31
3."Lickupon"Heat Sensor2:44
4."The Drop"Max Bill3:24
5."Lactose and Lecithin"Heat Sensor2:34
6."A Dead Mouse"King Honey3:55
7."Open Mic Nite, Pt. 1" (featuring Lord Sear, Brother Sambuca, Rodan as Dr. Moreau, and Louis Logic)King Honey4:09
8."Raedawn"Heat Sensor3:00
9."Let Me Watch" (featuring Apani B as Nikki)King Honey4:27
11."Modern Day Mugging"Heat Sensor2:43
12."Open Mic Nite, Pt. 2" (featuring Lord Sear, AJ Ready Wright, and Creature)King Honey, Mr Ten3:13
13."Never Dead" (featuring M. Sayyid)Heat Sensor3:27
14."Popsnot"Max Bill4:39
15."Mr. Clean"King Honey2:13
16."G.M.C."Max Bill3:33
17."Change the Beat"Max Bill6:55


  1. ^ Pytlik, Mark. "Vaudeville Villain – Viktor Vaughn". AllMusic. Retrieved January 7, 2017.
  2. ^ Drumming, Neil (July 18, 2003). "Vaudeville Villain". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved January 7, 2017.
  3. ^ K., Chris (October 8, 2003). "Viktor Vaughn – Vaudeville Villain". HipHopDX. Retrieved January 7, 2017.
  4. ^ Pemberton, Rollie (September 15, 2003). "Viktor Vaughn: Vaudeville Villain". Pitchfork. Retrieved January 7, 2017.
  5. ^ Krolak, Mike (March 5, 2008). "Viktor Vaughn - Vaudeville Villain". Prefix. Retrieved January 7, 2017.
  6. ^ "Top 50 Albums of 2003 (3/5)". Pitchfork. December 31, 2003. Retrieved January 7, 2017.
  7. ^ "The 30 Best Underground Hip-Hop Albums". Pigeons & Planes. June 27, 2012. Retrieved January 7, 2017.

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