Release Date: Jun 27, 2006
Record label: OCD
Genre(s): Indie, Rap
What propels Dr. Octagon and his new album to the ranks of superhero isn't just the MC's new topical focus. It's the beats. Dr. Octagonecologyst showcased the sparse, slightly eerie work of Dan the Automator, leading to numerous collaborations and projects for the producer, and though assuredly Mr ….
Since his standard-setting work with Ultramagnetic MCs, rapper Keith Matthew “Kool Keith” Thornton has shifted to a creative station somewhere between Ol’ Dirty Bastard and the Sun City Girls creation Uncle Jim. A sideways iconoclast and an unrelenting oddball, he might be one of the least disciplined rappers out there (way out there), relying on crude, cryptic surrealism and an inconsistent, deadpan delivery over tightness or technique. He has released an immense amount of music and assumed a large handful of personae; however, his most name-checked work remains the 1996 album Dr.