This one hurts to post.. Malik Isaac Taylor know as “Phife Dawg” of A Tribe Called Quest passed away. Details are not certain at this time, but most know the New York emcee has been fighting type 1 diabetes since the 90’s. The Source wrote:
According to DJ Chuck Chillout‘s Twitter post, the legendary Phife Dawg of A Tribe Called Quest has passed away at the young age of 45. Chuck Chillout posted the Tweet just after 1 a.m. EST Wednesday morning [March 23].
The Five-Foot Assassin has been battling his health for years, consistently fighting Type-I diabetes, which he developed in 1990.
The news of his death was also confirmed by Statik Selektah, and many veteran Hip Hop artists, including Aesop Rock, Chuck D and El-P, who have taken to social media to express their condolences, as well.
Phife will truly be missed and the iconic group will never be the same.
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