Phife Dawg

Pharrell and Janelle Monae talk about the soundtrack to their upcoming film, “Hidden Figures.” Then, Monie Love asks everybody to share their thoughts on the final A Tribe Called Quest album, and the room practically lights up. Pharrell explains how he heard music coming up, and which specific parts of his favorite artists’ songs stopped […]

It’s been 18 years since A Tribe Called Quest put out an album, and yet somehow, their new record Thank You For Your Service…We’ve Got It From Here seems right on time. The album represents the best of Tribe, including late member Phife Dawg, and was inspired by despair. Q-Tip, joined by Jarobi White, Consequence […]

Nearly 20 years since the group’s last album, legendary rap group A Tribe Called Quest has returned with, “We Got It from Here… Thank You 4 Your Service.” Touted as the New York collective’s final album, it boasts 16 tracks and features Consequence, Kendrick Lamar, and several appearances from Busta Rhymes. The album is also […]

It’s official! The New York legendary crew have released their 6th album, We Got it From Here, Thank You for Your Service at midnight (Nov. 11.) Their first official studio release in almost two decades, the new album from Q-Tip, Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Jarobi White and the late Phife Dawg arrives a day before ATCQ is […]

18 years after The Love Movement was released, A Tribe Called Quest is finally reuniting to release its final album. The iconic Queens rap group announced the new project with a handwritten note penned in black and gold marker by Q-Tip. The album is due on November 11. https://twitter.com/ATCQ/status/791813869047996416?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw According to the letter, the group was inspired to get back into […]

The BET Hip-Hop Awards aired last night (after originally taking place back in June). An award show typically lauded for its true allegiance to hip-hop, its pioneers, and the culture that has developed around that, it seems they made a pretty big mistake with this year’s show. 2016 is the year we lost some major […]

Reid also confirmed the project was completed before Phife's death in March, so he will be featured on the project and so will the group's "sometimes Y" member, Jarobi.

The Ed Lover Show is celebrating 28 years of “Yo MTV Raps,” MTV’s pivotal first ever television program geared toward hip-hop. Ed Lover talks about A Tribe Called Quest, the memorable and historic hip-hop group that had its humble beginnings in Queens, New York, in the same neighborhood where Ed lover, LL Cool J and […]

As this good news is surfacing, July 31 also marked the 20-year anniversary of Tribe's album Beats, Rhymes & Life.

A new chapter in the legend of A Tribe Called Quest has been written with a very special honor. The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers announced yesterday (Thursday June 9) that the group will receive the prestigious Golden Note Award. The honor is set to be presented in a ceremony at the 29th annual […]

The Teacher honors Phife Dawg in true hip hop fashion. KRS-One memorializes the Five Foot Assassin by dropping “The Phife Tribute” over a fresh DJ Static-produced beat. The Bronx hip-hop legend praises Phife and his strong-willed family for the contributions made to the rap world. The four-minute banger prompts fans of the fallen hip-hop hero to get […]

Last night, hundreds of friends, family, and fans gathered at Harlem's Apollo Theater to celebrate the life of A Tribe Called Quest emcee Phife Dawg.