Keith Thornton (born October 7, 1963), better known by his stage name Kool Keith, is an American rapper from The Bronx, New York known for his surreal, abstract and often profane or incomprehensible lyrics. Kool Keith has recorded prolifically both as a solo artist and in group collaborations. Kool Keith is generally considered to be one of hip-hop's most eccentric and unusual personalities.

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  • Keith Thornton (born October 7, 1963), better known by his stage name Kool Keith, is an American rapper from The Bronx, New York known for his surreal, abstract and often profane or incomprehensible lyrics. Kool Keith has recorded prolifically both as a solo artist and in group collaborations. Kool Keith is generally considered to be one of hip-hop's most eccentric and unusual personalities. Kool Keith was a cofounding member of Ultramagnetic MCs, whose debut Critical Beatdown was released in 1988. After two more albums with the group, Funk Your Head Up and The Four Horsemen, Kool Keith released his critically acclaimed solo debut album, Dr. Octagonecologyst under the name Dr. Octagon in 1996. He subsequently released a series of further independently released hip hop albums, including Sex Style and First Come, First Served (as Dr. Dooom). After releasing one album on a major label, Black Elvis/Lost in Space, Kool Keith subsequently returned to independently releasing music, producing further efforts as a solo artist and in collaboration with groups such as Analog Brothers, Masters of Illusion, Thee Undatakerz and Project Polaroid. Kool Keith has also made guest appearances in collaboration with Peeping Tom and Yeah Yeah Yeahs. He was also featured on the short track DDT on Jurassic 5's album Power in Numbers.The Prodigy's hit "Smack My Bitch Up" was based on a sample of Kool Keith's voice saying "change my pitch up, smack my bitch up like a pimp." (en)
  • Kool Keith (bürgerlicher Name Keith Matthew Thornton; * 19. Oktober 1963) ist ein US-amerikanischer MC und Musikproduzent. Kool Keith verwendet viele weitere Pseudonyme, u.a. Dr. Dooom, Black Elvis, Keith Korg, Keith Turbo oder Poppa Large. In seinen Texten tritt er durch absurde, pornografische und musikindustriekritische Themen hervor. (de)
  • Kool Keith, de son vrai nom Keith Matthew Thornton, né le 19 octobre 1963 dans le Bronx, New York, est un rappeur et producteur américain. Au long de sa carrière, Kool Keith travaille en solo et en collaboration avec d'autres artistes. Kool Keith est considéré comme l'un des rappeurs les plus excentriques et inhabituels. Kool Keith est membre et cofondateur du groupe Ultramagnetic MCs, dont le premier album Critical Beatdown est publié en 1988. Après la publication des deux albums suivants du groupe, Funk Your Head Up et The Four Horsemen, Kool Keith publie son premier album à succès, Dr. Octagonecologyst sous le nom de Dr. Octagon en 1996. Il publie ensuite d'autres albums indépendants comme Sex Style et First Come, First Served (sous le nom de Dr. Dooom). Après la publication de son album Black Elvis/Lost in Space chez une major, Kool Keith enregistre de nouveau en solo et collabore avec des groupes comme Analog Brothers, Masters of Illusion, Thee Undatakerz et Project Polaroid et plus brièvement avec les groupes Peeping Tom et Yeah Yeah Yeahs. La chanson à succès Smack My Bitch Up de Prodigy reprend une partie vocale de Kool Keith disant change my pitch up, smack my bitch up like a pimp. (fr)
  • Keith Matthew Thornton (The Bronx, 19 oktober 1963), beter bekend als 'Kool Keith' is een Amerikaans rapper en producer. (nl)
  • Kool Keith, właśc. Keith Thornton (ur. 7 października 1963 roku) – amerykański raper i producent muzyczny pochodzący z okręgu Bronx w stanie Nowy Jork. Założyciel grupy hip-hopowej Ultramagnetic MCs. Znany także jako Dr. Octagon oraz Dr. Dooom. Uważa się za twórcę podgatunku hip-hopu zwanego horrorcore. (pl)
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  • Kool Keith performing in New Jersey, 2011.
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  • Kool Keith (bürgerlicher Name Keith Matthew Thornton; * 19. Oktober 1963) ist ein US-amerikanischer MC und Musikproduzent. Kool Keith verwendet viele weitere Pseudonyme, u.a. Dr. Dooom, Black Elvis, Keith Korg, Keith Turbo oder Poppa Large. In seinen Texten tritt er durch absurde, pornografische und musikindustriekritische Themen hervor. (de)
  • Keith Matthew Thornton (The Bronx, 19 oktober 1963), beter bekend als 'Kool Keith' is een Amerikaans rapper en producer. (nl)
  • Kool Keith, właśc. Keith Thornton (ur. 7 października 1963 roku) – amerykański raper i producent muzyczny pochodzący z okręgu Bronx w stanie Nowy Jork. Założyciel grupy hip-hopowej Ultramagnetic MCs. Znany także jako Dr. Octagon oraz Dr. Dooom. Uważa się za twórcę podgatunku hip-hopu zwanego horrorcore. (pl)
  • Keith Thornton (born October 7, 1963), better known by his stage name Kool Keith, is an American rapper from The Bronx, New York known for his surreal, abstract and often profane or incomprehensible lyrics. Kool Keith has recorded prolifically both as a solo artist and in group collaborations. Kool Keith is generally considered to be one of hip-hop's most eccentric and unusual personalities. (en)
  • Kool Keith, de son vrai nom Keith Matthew Thornton, né le 19 octobre 1963 dans le Bronx, New York, est un rappeur et producteur américain. Au long de sa carrière, Kool Keith travaille en solo et en collaboration avec d'autres artistes. Kool Keith est considéré comme l'un des rappeurs les plus excentriques et inhabituels. (fr)
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