Check out the rest of today’s drops including work from Skepta, Slim Thug featuring Canari, and more.


In honor of the legacy that Phife Dawg left to the culture, HipHopWired has put together a list of the Five Foot Assassin’s best verses to make people reminisce on how sublimely amazing he was on the microphone and as a lesson to up and coming fans and artists on how someone like him could command the respect of everyone in the industry with his pen.


In partnership with SMOKIN’ NEEDLES/AWAL, Phife Dawg's "Nutshell Pt. 2" was released today (February 12) and boasts guest verses from Hip-Hop OG's Redman and Busta Rhymes over the DJ Rasta Root produced cut which helps gives this cut a 90's golden era feel.

“I sport New Balance sneakers to avoid a narrow path,” spit the late, great Phife Dawg on A Tribe Called Quest’s “Buggin’ Out” back in 1991. Now, New Balance used the track from the classic The Low End Theory album for a commercial tagged to today’s (Nov. 5) New York City Marathon. 

A Tribe Called Quest fans are getting an extra treat next year. New Phife Dawg music could be arriving as early next Spring.

Hip-Hop fans were rocked by news that Malik “Phife Dawg” Taylor passed away this earlier year at the age of 45, sparking a series of tributes for the punchline master. On Saturday, a street corner in Queens was renamed Malik “Phife Dawg” Taylor Way in honor of the late A Tribe Called Quest member just a […]

Jarobi White, co-founder of A Tribe Called Quest says the grind of traveling and recording their final album is what led to Phife Dawg’s death.

Phife Dawg fans finally have a date for the official unveiling of the street renamed after him in his honor.

This news should bright up your day, week, year and possibly life. L.A. Reid says that A Tribe Called Quest, all four members including Jarobi, recorded a secret album before Phife Dawg died and it could be coming out soon.

Phife Dawg has left this plane of existence, but his spirit will live on forever and ever. The 5 Foot Assassin was working on new music before he passed away and today (April 5) we get a video for a Dilla-produced cut called “Nutshell.”

The loss of A Tribe Called Quest MC Phife Dawg has left a void in the hearts of tried and true Hip-Hop fans worldwide. Q-Tip took to Twitter last night (April 3), to address the passing of his friend and group member, calling him his “hero.”

A Tribe Called Quest invited fans to help honor the life of Phife Dawg. The 45-year-old MC’s memorial, which was held Tuesday (March 29) afternoon, was streamed live on Persiscope.