MF Doom's first group and their controversial sophomore release Bl_ck B_st_ards is now available in a deluxe double vinyl pressing. The words "lost classic" get thrown around from time to time, but KMD's second outing truly fits the bill. Originally scheduled for release in the spring of 1994, their label unceremoniously shelved it at the eleventh hour due to controversy over the provocative cover art. Surviving group member MF Doom (then known as Zev Love X) €“ as fans know, his younger brother Subroc was killed in 1993 €“ tried to release the album on other labels, but met more dead ends. Sadly, it languished in hip-hop purgatory until six years later. Even then, the album had only a limited release via small indie labels.. .