The 2022 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame nominees list has been announced, and it includes a handful of entertainers in Black culture like Lionel Richie, A Tribe Called Quest, Dionne Warwick and Fela Kuti.

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Solange Knowles, A Tribe Called Quest and LCD Soundsystem will headline this summer’s 12th annual Pitchfork Music Festival July 14-16 at Chicago’s Union Park, reports Billboard. The festival also announced what they are calling a “special collaboration” with Solange’s Saint Heron, a label and arts platform. The partnership will include an onsite art installation space […]

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There’s never been a “Saturday Night Live” teaser like this. Short and sweet, NBC’s November 12th guest host Dave Chappelle is shown in slow motion simply walking into Studio 8H at Rockefeller Center to a live version of “Can I Kick It” from the episode’s musical guest, A Tribe Called Quest. The clip is aptly […]

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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 […]

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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.

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Andre 3000, Lauryn Hill, Kanye West and LL Cool J all came to Harlem's Apollo Theater to celebrate the life of Phife Dawg, along with a ton of other hip-hop legends.

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NEW YORK (AP) — A new single by Phife Dawg, who died last month, is coming out Tuesday, with portions of the proceeds going to charity. The late hip-hop artist’s wife Deisha and manager Dion Liverpool announced Monday that “Nutshell” will debut Tuesday on Beats 1 Radio and will be available on iTunes. A video […]

Malik Izaak Taylor, better known as Phife Dawg of A Tribe Called Quest, died last week due to ongoing health complications. Now, we've got a chance to help honor his legacy.

  The hip-hop community was rocked with the news Wednesday that A Tribe Called Quest member and rapper Malik ‘Phife Dawg’ Taylor has passed. As a member of one of the most celebrated musical groups across any genre, Phife’s death was especially jarring to many. The “Five-Foot Assassin” was born Malik Issac Taylor on November 20, […]

Like many hip-hop fans, Atlanta traffic reporter Mark Arum of WSB-TV was saddened to hear that Phife of A Tribe Called Quest had died at age 45 from complications of diabetes. But he had the platform for a pretty unique way to pay tribute to the fallen rap icon. Arum used his morning traffic report […]

The rapper known as Phife Dawg (Malik Taylor) whose was known for his witty punchlines in the iconic rap group A Tribe Called Quest, died Wednesday at the age of 45. Rolling Stone reports: While the cause of death has yet to be announced, Taylor had had health issues for years, undergoing a kidney transplant in 2008 […]