(Video) Check Out A Recap Of Phife Dawg’s Street Naming Ceremony

A Tribe Called Quest’s Malik “Phife Dawg” Taylor passed away on March 22 of this year at the age of 45, after complications from diabetes. Rightfully so, his hometown of Queens decided a few months later to rename the intersection of 192nd St. and Linden Blvd as Malik “Phife Dawg’” Taylor Way, and it went down this weekend in a beautiful ceremony. Fans, friends, family, Q-Tip, Busta Rhymes and more were all in attendance, as well as members of NY council!

(Photo) Jay Electronica Does A Tribute To Phife Dawg During His Show

Jay Electronica had a show in Minneapolis last night. During the show, he took time to to pay homage to Phife Dawg by doing a freestyle. Jay said, “Rest in Peace, Phife,” to start the tribute off. He then started to engage the audience in singing A Tribe Called Quest’s iconic lyric, “Can I kick it? The audience responded “Yes, you can!.”

(Video) Kanye West Reflects On The Life Of Phife Dawg

We recently lost legendary rapper Phife Dawg. During a show, Kanye West paid homage to Phife.

(Video) Andre 3000 & Kanye West Speak At Phife Dawg’s Tribute

Last night, a tribute was held at the legendary Apollo Theater in honor of A Tribe Called Quest’s Phife Dawg, who we lost last week at the age of 45. SO many powerful people came out to pay tribute to his legacy, including Andre 3000 – who revealed that once upon a time, there were talks of a joint ATCQ x Outkast album. IMAGINE THE GEMS?! “About a year or two ago maybe, we were talking about doing a Tribe Called Quest and OutKast album,” 3 Stacks said, explaining that “personal issues” then got in the way. “Please people, don’t let the time go by. That’s one of the biggest things that I regret now. For whatever reason we didn’t do it, it was on our plate and we just… let it go.” Kanye West also spoke, jokingly noting, “Anything I ever did wrong, blame Tip and Phife ‘cause ya’ll raised me.” Also in attendance were Busta Rhymes, KRS-One, Queen Latifah, LL Cool J, Lauryn Hill and more. Just truly goes to show Phife’s influence on the world, huh? What a beautiful thing. Rest in beats!

#MusicStillMatters New Music: Phife Dawg – Nutshell

Check out this new one from the late Phife Dawg called “Nutshell” produced by J-Dilla. Phife was working on his album “Give Thanks.” Listen below.

(Video) Phife Dawg Spits LAST Freestyle 4 Days Before He Passed Away

Just four days before hip-hop’s beloved Phife Dawg passed away, he was in San Fran at Q102 Radio and spit his last freestyle over Snoop Dogg’s “Drop It Like It’s Hot” beat. Hit the jump for this instantly classic video!!

Copyright © 2010-2014 FUNKMASTER FLEX, LTD. All rights reserved.