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2016 In Review

The 25 Best Rap Verses Of 2016

Nas proclaimed Hip Hop Is Dead 10 years ago. He had to raise the stakes on the album with a grandiose title and statement to…
Collin Robinson | December 8, 2016 - 12:07 pm

2016 In Review

You Want It Darker: 2016’s Musician Deaths & Where We Go From Here

At the tail end of last year, Lemmy Kilmister died. You could see that one coming, between recurring reports of the man’s failing health and…
Ryan Leas | December 2, 2016 - 2:00 pm

Premature Evaluation

Premature Evaluation: A Tribe Called Quest We Got It From Here… Thank You 4 Your Service

David Bowie knew that Blackstar would be his goodbye. Leonard Cohen knew that You Want It Darker would be his goodbye. And there's at least…
Tom Breihan | November 14, 2016 - 9:08 am

More Phife Dawg stories

Phife Dawg – “Wanna Dance” (Feat. Dwele)

It's been almost a year now since Phife Dawg passed away, and while his posthumous presence was all over the final A Tribe Called Quest
Pranav Trewn | February 14, 2017 - 5:07 pm

2016 In Review

You Want It Darker: 2016’s Musician Deaths & Where We Go From Here

At the tail end of last year, Lemmy Kilmister died. You could see that one coming, between recurring reports of the man’s failing health and…
Ryan Leas | December 2, 2016 - 2:00 pm

NYC Street Named After A Tribe Called Quest’s Phife Dawg Today

The intersection of 192nd St and Linden Boulevard in A Tribe Called Quest's native Queens, NY was just renamed Malik "Phife Dawg" Taylor Way in…
Peter Helman | November 19, 2016 - 2:51 pm

Stream A Tribe Called Quest We Got It From Here…Thank You 4 Your Service

A Tribe Called Quest have dropped We Got It From Here...Thank You 4 Your Service, their sixth studio album and first in 18 years. This…
Collin Robinson | November 10, 2016 - 11:07 pm

A Tribe Called Quest Detail New Album We Got It From Here, Thank You For Your Service Feat. Jack White, André 3000, Kendrick Lamar, Elton John

Last week we learned the tremendous news that a brand new A Tribe Called Quest album would be arriving soon, and just as L.A. Reid…
Chris DeVille | November 2, 2016 - 11:20 am

L.A. Reid Says A Tribe Called Quest Recorded One More Album Before Phife Dawg’s Death

A Tribe Called Quest may join their Native Tongues' brethren De La Soul and drop another album. As reported by DJBooth, Epic Records CEO L.A.
Collin Robinson | August 19, 2016 - 3:59 pm

Queens Street To Be Named After Phife Dawg

This morning, less than six months after Phife Dawg's death at 45, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio signed a bill to immortalize the rapper…
Zac Gelfand | August 3, 2016 - 12:38 pm

List

From Marky Mark To Humpty Hump: Remembering Hip-Hop’s Awkward Adolescence

It's Weird '90s Week on Stereogum. All week long we're looking at the strangest musical moments and trends of the decade. Check out more here.
Collin Robinson | May 19, 2016 - 3:29 pm

No, André 3000 Is Not Making An Album With Chris Rock And Jack White

Last night, Chris Rock posted the above photo on Instagram, along with this caption: "Me , Dave , D-nice , jack white and jarobi hard…
Tom Breihan | April 8, 2016 - 11:14 am

Watch A Tribe Called Quest, Kanye West, D’Angelo, André 3000, & More Pay Tribute To Phife Dawg In NYC

Last night, a week and a half after the passing of the beloved Tribe Called Quest member Phife Dawg, a number of musical luminaries gathered…
Tom Breihan | April 6, 2016 - 9:04 am

Phife Dawg – “Nutshell” Video

Before A Tribe Called Quest's Phife Dawg passed away last month, he had been working on a new album called Give Thanks. "Nutshell," a song…
Peter Helman | April 5, 2016 - 8:50 pm

A Tribe Called Quest Holding Tribute To Phife Dawg In Queens Tomorrow

Phife Dawg, the Queens rapper and co-founder of A Tribe Called Quest, passed away a little less than two weeks ago. Tributes have poured in
Peter Helman | April 3, 2016 - 5:35 pm

Terrace Martin – “Tribe Called West”

As you probably already know, Phife Dawg of A Tribe Called Quest passed away yesterday. There have been many tributes and quotes from his peers…
Collin Robinson | March 24, 2016 - 5:39 pm
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