Venomous Villain

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Venomous Villain
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Studio album by
ReleasedAugust 3, 2004 (2004-08-03)
GenreHip hop
Length35:25
LabelInsomniac, Inc.
ProducerSystem 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
SourceRating
Metacritic71/100[1]
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3.5/5 stars[2]
Dusted Magazinemixed[3]
Exclaim!favorable[4]
Pitchfork6.9/10[5]
Robert ChristgauA−[6]

Venomous Villain is the fourth 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.TitleProducer(s)Length
1."Viktormizer (Intro)"System D-1282:49
2."Back End"Diplo, System D-1283:33
3."Fall Back/Titty Fat"Divinci, Swamburger3:34
4."Doom on Vik"Divinci, Swamburger1:53
5."R.A.P. G.A.M.E." (featuring Manchild and Iz-Real)Session 314:20
6."Dope Skill" (featuring Carl Kavorkian)DJ I.N.C.2:17
7."Doper Skiller" (featuring Kool Keith)Divinci2:51
8."Haberdashery (Interlude)" 0:53
9."Ode to Road Rage"Dub-L2:49
10."Bloody Chain" (featuring Poison Pen)Dub-L4:01
11."Strange New Day (Interlude)"System D-1280:32
12."Pop Quiz (Bonus Extra Credit Remix)" (featuring Iz-Real and Doom)The Analears3:57

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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