Phife Dawg

A Tribe Called Quest is Dropping an Awesome ‘The Low End Theory’ 30th Anniversary Boxset

To commemorate the 30th anniversary of The Low End Theory, A Tribe Called Quest and Get On Down have re-released… Read More

November 4, 2022

Kanye Disses Q-Tip’s Support of the Jewish Community: “Never Meet Your Heroes”

On "global free speech" app Parler, Kanye expressed his disappointment over Q-Tip's support of the Jewish community, writing "never meet… Read More

November 2, 2022

Young RJ of Slum Village Says the Group’s New Album Is Coming

Young RJ of Slum Village spoke with REVOLT about his history with J Dilla and the group's surviving members preparing… Read More

October 27, 2022

Premiere: Watch DJ Rasta Root Breakdown the Story of Phife Dawg’s “Dear Dilla (Reprise)”

DJ Rasta Root, producer and longtime manager of the late Phife Dawg breaks down how he created the beat for… Read More

August 23, 2022

16 New Hip-Hop, R&B & Alt Albums You Should Be Listening To (Week of March 25)

Kilo Kish's AMERICAN GURL is one of the most unique drops to arrive this week, and Fana Hues is back… Read More

March 25, 2022

Best Songs of The Week: ft. Phife Dawg, Denzel Curry, and More

The Round-Up is Okayplayer’s weekly playlist of the best songs in the worlds of hip-hop and R&B. This week’s set… Read More

March 25, 2022

After Years of Anticipation, the Posthumous Phife Dawg Album ‘Forever’ Has Been Released

The first posthumous album from Phife Dawg is star-studded with features from fellow ATCQ member Q-Tip, Busta Rhymes, Rapsody and… Read More

March 22, 2022

A Tribe Called Quest Shares a Star-Studded Tracklist for The Posthumous Phife Dawg Album

Q-Tip, De La Soul, Rapsody, 9th Wonder, and Little Brother, are featured on the upcoming Phife Dawg album, Forever.  A Tribe… Read More

March 15, 2022

22 Albums Okayplayer Can’t Wait to Hear in 2022

This year, new albums from artists like Kendrick Lamar, SZA, Freddie Gibbs, and Normani are expected to drop. Here are… Read More

January 13, 2022

LL Cool J is Immortalized in Queens With This Awesome Solar-Powered Statue

LL Cool J is being honored in his hometown of Queens in a new solar-powered bronze statue created by sculptor… Read More

January 6, 2022

Best Music Videos Of The Week: MAVI, Phife Dawg, AZ & More

The best videos of the week include selections from Serena Isioma, María Isabel, Baby Keem, and more.  Friday has finally… Read More

September 10, 2021

Phife Dawg & Illa J Link on New ‘Forever’ Single “French Kiss Deux”

Phife Dawg links with J Dilla's brother Illa J for "French Kiss Deux." The song will appear on Phife's long-delayed… Read More

May 3, 2021

The Best Moments From the Redman vs. Method Man 4/20 Edition ‘Verzuz’ Battle

Redman and Method Man have been releasing music that's spoken to their prestigious spots in the rap canon for nearly… Read More

April 21, 2021

Phife Dawg Squares Up with a Shady Label Exec in a Director’s Cut of The “Nutshell Pt. 2” Video

Phife Dawg's J Dilla-produced single gets an extended visual treatment with a cameo from Pete Rosenberg, somehow, as Busta Rhymes.… Read More

March 31, 2021

Busta Rhymes & Redman Honor Phife Dawg in Touching “Nutshell Pt. 2” Video

The track appears on the new Phife Dawg album Forever. Last month, the family of the late founding member of A… Read More

March 22, 2021

Best Songs of The Week: ft. Syd, Phife Dawg, and More [Playlist]

The Round-Up playlist is Okayplayer’s weekly haul of the best songs in the worlds of hip-hop and R&B. This week’s… Read More

February 12, 2021