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Investigative Report: Phife Dawg, Diabetes & Hip-Hop’s Serious Health Issues

On March 23, Malik "Phife Dawg" Taylor died from complications of diabetes, stripping hip-hop of an integral part of its early influence and leaving A…

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Why Phife Dawg Will Always Be One of New York’s Most Influential Rappers

"I had to sneak and watch Soul Train. I had to sneak and watch Scooby-Doo or whatever cartoon was poppin’ off at the time. But,…

Entertainment

New Phife Dawg Song “Nutshell” To Debut On Beats 1 Radio

Long Live The Five Foot Assassin

Music News

A Tribe Called Quest Invites Fans To Phife Dawg Memorial In Queens

Queens and all of hip-hop will be sure to show love to the Five Footer.

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A Tribe Called Quest Announces Stream Of Phife Dawg’s Memorial Service On Periscope

The revered lyricist will be laid to rest this week.

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Phife Dawg May Soon Have a Queens Street Named in His Honor

The late rapper may soon have a street in his hometown named in his honor.

Features

10 Phife Dawg Music Video Appearances We’ll Be Watching Forever

Relive Phife Dawg's most memorable music video appearances.

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There’s An Online Petition To Have A Queens Park Renamed In Honor Of Phife Dawg

Even in his absence, the legacy and impact of Phife Dawg is as strong as ever.

News

Busta Rhymes Pens Moving Tribute To Phife Dawg

One of Phife's longtime friends, Busta Rhymes, is sharing his thoughts on the Trini Gladiator's untimely passing.

Features

Beats, Rhymes and Phife: 5 Phife Dawg Solo Records We’ll Always Love

VIBE remembers Malik Isaac Taylor a.k.a Phife Dawg.

News

A Tribe Called Quest Pens Touching Statement In Wake Of Phife Dawg’s Passing

The pivotal rap collective issued a statement on their co-founding member's untimely death.

Features

Phife Dawg: Memories Of Native Tongues’ Five Foot Assassin

VIBE shares some insightful stories from the Native Tongues.

News

WSB-TV Reporter Pays Tribute To Phife Dawg By Fusing His Lyrics In Traffic Report

Phife Dawg's lyrics were so influential that it even made its way to a local news station in Atlanta, Ga.

Videos

Kendrick Lamar Pays Tribute To Phife Dawg In Australia

The West Coast king shared some words on the New York O.G.

Movies & TV

A Tribe Called Quest’s Phife Dawg Dead At 45

Rest easy, Phife Dawg

Features

Interview: Phife Dawg Talks Red Bull BC One, Competing With N.W.A., Wu-Tang, And More

Phife Dawg chats with VIBE about Red Bull's B-Boy finals, NWA's impact and more.

Music

Slum Village And Phife Dawg Offer Inspiration On ‘Push It Along’

Slum Village and Phife Dawg keep it 100 on their new track.
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