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RIP Malik “Phife Dawg” Taylor, A Tribe Called Quest’s co Founder Dies

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Vet hip hop group Tribe Called Quest member and co-founder Malik Taylor aka Phife Dawg has died. The 45-year-old rapper had been suffering from various health ailments over recent years including Type 1 Diabetes and kidney transplant surgery. Taylor co founded the group in 1985 with Q-Tip and Ali Shaheed Muhammed. The group last performed on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon this past November. We’ll keep you posted on services.

 

CEO of RF Focus, Radio and Music Industry Veteran. Radio DJ, Programmer, Musician and Voice Talent. Graduated from Performing Arts in Buffalo, N.Y. and worked at the legendary KKBT (92.3 The Beat) during its nationwide heyday in the early 90s. Also worked for Stevie Wonder at KJLH.

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