Jarobi White, a founding member of legendary rap group A Tribe Called Quest posted a list of things he wanted honor the life of Phife Dawg with. The list included pushing the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation to have St. Albans Park in Queens renamed to reflect the life of the Funky Diabetic.
“Things I want for Phife.
Sayres Ave from 180st to Merrick Blvd renamed Malik “Phife Dawg” Taylor Ave.
St. Albans park renamed Malik “Phife Dawg” Taylor park (aka Tha Phiferdome) lol
And most importantly….
His likeness on the mural in St Albans.
Help me accomplish these things in his name.
Start a petition. I don’t know. Something…
The goal of the petition is to get 1,000 supporters, and as of press time, the petition to change the name has 595 supporters. To sign the petition click here.
Don’t mourn him. Celebrate him. He’s not gone.
— Jarobi White (@JarobiWhite) March 26, 2016