Venomous Villain

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Venomous Villain
Venomousvillain.jpg
Studio album by Viktor Vaughn
Released August 3, 2004 (2004-08-03)
Genre Hip hop chopped and screwed
Length 35:25
Label Insomniac, Inc.
Producer System D-128, Diplo, Divinci, Swamburger, Session 31, DJ I.N.C., Dub-L, The Analears
MF Doom chronology
Madvillainy
(2004)
Venomous Villain
(2004)
Mm.. Food
(2004)
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 71/100[1]
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3.5/5 stars[2]
Dusted Magazine mixed[3]
Exclaim! favorable[4]
Pitchfork 6.9/10[5]
Robert Christgau A−[6]

Venomous Villain is the fourth solo studio album by British-American rapper/producer MF Doom. The second to be released under the alias Viktor Vaughn, it was released through Insomniac on August 3, 2004.

Critical reception[edit]

At Metacritic, which assigns a weighted average score out of 100 to reviews from mainstream critics, the album received an average score of 71% based on 11 reviews, indicating "generally favorable reviews".[1]

It ranked at number 71 on Robert Christgau's "Pazz & Jop 2004" list.[7]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Producer(s) Length
1. "Viktormizer (Intro)" System D-128 2:49
2. "Back End" Diplo, System D-128 3:33
3. "Fall Back/Titty Fat" Divinci, Swamburger 3:34
4. "Doom on Vik" Divinci, Swamburger 1:53
5. "R.A.P. G.A.M.E." (featuring Manchild and Iz-Real) Session 31 4:20
6. "Dope Skill" (featuring Carl Kavorkian) DJ I.N.C. 2:17
7. "Doper Skiller" (featuring Kool Keith) Divinci 2:51
8. "Haberdashery (Interlude)"   0:53
9. "Ode to Road Rage" Dub-L 2:49
10. "Bloody Chain" (featuring Poison Pen) Dub-L 4:01
11. "Strange New Day (Interlude)" System D-128 0:32
12. "Pop Quiz (Bonus Extra Credit Remix)" (featuring Iz-Real and Doom) The Analears 3:57

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Venomous Villain (VV:2) by Viktor Vaughn". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved January 7, 2017. 
  2. ^ Jeffries, David. "MF Doom - Venomous Villain". AllMusic. Retrieved January 7, 2017. 
  3. ^ Rae-Hunter, Casey (September 23, 2004). "Dusted Reviews: Viktor Vaughn - Venomous Villain". Dusted Magazine. Retrieved January 7, 2017. 
  4. ^ Quinlan, Thomas (September 30, 2004). "Viktor Vaughn - Venomous Villain". Exclaim!. Retrieved January 7, 2017. 
  5. ^ Sylvester, Nick (August 11, 2004). "Viktor Vaughn: VV2: Venomous Villain". Pitchfork. Retrieved January 7, 2017. 
  6. ^ Christgau, Robert. "Viktor Vaughn". Robert Christgau. Retrieved January 7, 2017. 
  7. ^ Christgau, Robert. "Pazz & Jop 2004: Dean's List". Robert Christgau. Retrieved January 7, 2017. 

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