The sudden shock, disbelief and sadness has yet to wear off as the Hip Hop community mourns the sudden loss of a true visionary. The founder of A Tribe Called Quest, one of best Rap groups of all time, Phife Dawg passed away March 22. Since learning of his untimely death the tributes haven’t stopped pouring out.
Earlier today Tim Westwood dropped a jewel paying homage to the legend in #ThrowbackThursday with Phife’s 1999 freestyle from the “Five-Foot Assassin.” Westwood is known to be storing some greatness in the tuck. He’s already dropped never before music other icons who ruled the 90’s like Method Man & Redman as well as the Fugees and some others.
During a time like this Hip Hop fans are simply grateful that the dynamic Dj unveiled this Phife greatness. Check his freestyle below!
RIP Phife, May you live on through the music forever.