Reports are coming in that Phife Dawg of the legendary group A Tribe Called Quest (Q-Tip, Ali, Phife Dawg) has passed away. After some tweets began to surface, multiple sources close to the 45 year old rapper have confirmed the news, including Statik Selektah, Logic and El-P.
A Tribe Called Quest has always been regarded as one of the most influential groups in Hip-Hop history. Phife released only one solo album, Ventilation: Da LP, in 2000. Information about reason for the death is still not concrete but we will certainly update you once that’s available. Rest in peace to a great one.