Kool Keith

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Keith Matthew Thornton
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Born: October 7, 1963, Bronx, New York

American rapper and founding member of Ultramagnetic MC's. Better known as Kool Keith (one of his numerous aliases), has also recorded extensively both as a solo artist and as part of many groups. He worked together with many notable names in the hip hop scene, such as Ice-T (as Analog Brothers), Dan The Automator (as Dr. Octagon), Tim Dog (as Ultra), Kut Masta Kurt (as The Diesel Truckers and Masters Of Illusion) or Godfather Don (as The Cenobites).
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none Sex Style — Kool Keith Kool Keith Sex Style (Album) Funky Ass Records none US 1997 Sell This Version
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358271 Black Elvis / Lost In Space — Kool Keith Kool Keith Black Elvis / Lost In Space (Album) Ruffhouse Records, Columbia 358271 Kuwait 1999 Sell This Version
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THR-3014 Matthew — Kool Keith Kool Keith Matthew (Album) Threshold Recordings, Funky Ass Records THR-3014 US 2000 Sell This Version
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TVT 2270-1 Spankmaster — Kool Keith Kool Keith Spankmaster (Album) Overcore/Gothom, TVT Records TVT 2270-1 US 2001 Sell This Version
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ACT7007-2 Party In Tha Morgue! — Kool Keith Kool Keith Presents Thee Undatakerz Kool Keith Presents Thee Undatakerz - Party In Tha Morgue! (Album) Activate Entertainment ACT7007-2 US 2003 Sell This Version
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DMT88007-2 The Lost Masters — Kool Keith Kool Keith The Lost Masters (Album) DMAFT Records DMT88007-2 US 2003 Sell This Version
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DMT88009-2 Diesel Truckers — Kool Keith Kool Keith Featuring Kut Masta Kurt Kool Keith Featuring Kut Masta Kurt - Diesel Truckers (Album) DMAFT Records DMT88009-2 US 2004 Sell This Version
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GL2200 White Label Mix Series Volume 1 — Kool Keith Kool Keith & Nancy Des Rose Kool Keith & Nancy Des Rose - White Label Mix Series Volume 1(CD, Album) Gamelock Records, Liveone Records GL2200 Canada 2004 Sell This Version
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none The Personal Album — Kool Keith Kool Keith The Personal Album(CD, Album, Ltd) Kool Keith Enterprises none US 2004 Sell This Version
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DMT88012-2 Lost Masters Volume 2 — Kool Keith Kool Keith Lost Masters Volume 2 (Album) DMAFT Records DMT88012-2 US 2005 Sell This Version
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none The Commi$$ioner — Kool Keith Kool Keith The Commi$$ioner(CDr, Album, Ltd) Not On Label (Kool Keith Self-released) none US 2006 Sell This Version
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none Nogatco Rd. — Kool Keith Mr. Nogatco aka Kool Keith Mr. Nogatco aka Kool Keith - Nogatco Rd. (Album) Insomniac, Inc. none US 2006 Sell This Version
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JZ0015 Collabs Tape — Kool Keith Kool Keith Collabs Tape(2xCD, Mixed) Junkadelic Zikmu JZ0015 US 2006 Sell This Version
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KTR018 The Commi$$ioner 2 — Kool Keith Kool Keith The Commi$$ioner 2(CD, Album, Ltd) Threshold Recordings KTR018 US 2006 Sell This Version
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LAH001-2 Down On Land — Kool Keith Randolf Liftoff Featuring Kool Keith Randolf Liftoff Featuring Kool Keith - Down On Land(CD, Album) Sickbay Records, L.A. Hill Records LAH001-2 US 2006 Sell This Version
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THR-3017 Sex Style The Un-Released Archives — Kool Keith Kutmasta Kurt* Presents Kool Keith Kutmasta Kurt* Presents Kool Keith - Sex Style The Un-Released Archives (Album) Threshold Recordings, Traffic Entertainment Group THR-3017 US 2007 Sell This Version
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TBO2201-2 Ultra-Octa-Doom — Kool Keith Kool Keith Featuring Kutmaster Kurt*, Motion Man Kool Keith Featuring Kutmaster Kurt*, Motion Man - Ultra-Octa-Doom (Album) 2B1 Records TBO2201-2 US 2007 Sell This Version
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RTE-3343-2 Dr. Octagon Part II — Kool Keith Kool Keith Dr. Octagon Part II (Album) Real Talk Entertainment RTE-3343-2 US 2004 Sell This Version
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none The Mixtape — Kool Keith Project X (33), Tim Dog, Kool Keith, Marc Live Project X (33), Tim Dog, Kool Keith, Marc Live - The Mixtape(CDr, Mixed, Mixtape) Rap Legends Recordings none US 2008 Sell This Version
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none Bloodsport - The Mixtape  — Kool Keith Tim Dog, Kool Keith, Project X (33) Tim Dog, Kool Keith, Project X (33) - Bloodsport - The Mixtape (CD, Mixtape, P/Mixed) Rap Legends Recordings none US 2008 Sell This Version
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JZ 0026 Tashan Dorrsett — Kool Keith Kool Keith Presents Tashan Dorrsett Kool Keith Presents Tashan Dorrsett - Tashan Dorrsett (Album) Junkadelic Music JZ 0026 US 2009 Sell This Version
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ctrd020 Idea Of A Master Piece — Kool Keith Kool Keith & 54-71 Kool Keith & 54-71 - Idea Of A Master Piece(CD, Album) Contrarede ctrd020 Japan 2009 Sell This Version
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none Bikinis N Thongs — Kool Keith Kool Keith, Denis Deft And Yeti Beats Kool Keith, Denis Deft And Yeti Beats - Bikinis N Thongs(CD, Album) RBC Records none US 2009 Sell This Version
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UMA1275608885 Iconic — Kool Keith Tim Dog & Kool Keith Present Project X (33) Tim Dog & Kool Keith Present Project X (33) - Iconic(12xFile, MP3, Album, 320) Rap Legend Recordings Inc. UMA1275608885 US 2009
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JZ029 The Legend Of Tashan Dorrsett — Kool Keith Kool Keith Presents Tashan Dorrsett Kool Keith Presents Tashan Dorrsett - The Legend Of Tashan Dorrsett (Album) Junkadelic Music JZ029 US 2011 Sell This Version

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briandamage77

briandamage77

February 3, 2022
I have a promo copy of Kool Keith and Karen O of the yeah yeah yeahs doing "the teaser" with a Seattle rap group called "Saturday Knights" on the B side. I can't for the life of me find it on discogs or ebay. Anyone know anything about it???
Diabolick

Diabolick

September 6, 2018
edited over 4 years ago
Kool Keith is by far an artist and rapper ahead of his time pretty much a hip-hop version Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dali and James Joyce. Since 1988 he has been known to constantly change with the eras with multiple aliases, unique and often juvenile wordplay, competitive disses and various references to Sci-fi films, cartoons and horror films. Although been dogged by constant rumours been sent to a mental institution and has a lot of hit and miss releases in his later (self-produced) 2000s back catalogue he is one you should always approach to expect the unexpected.

Among his golden era tenure in The Ultramagnetic MCs and the obvious Dr. Octagon album (backed by Dan The Automator and Kutmasta Kurt respectively) There is the recently chilled out Jazz hop album "Time Astonishing" with l'Orange, the hedonistic and boom bap filled "Sex Style" and great couplings with rappers/producers who compliment him with such projects as The Cenobites and Masters of Illusion. His collaboration work is something else and quite wide-ranged, as he is probably the only rapper I have known to have an extensive CV from rapping with the likes of Mike Patton, ODB, The Pretenders, DJ Spooky, Tom Waits to The Prodigy. So in short, he is definitely one for your ears if you love Hip-Hop and influenced so many.
whichwaynow...

whichwaynow...

October 16, 2014
Why do the links such as soundcloud etc take you to someone called Keith Science? Am I missing something here???
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