Hip-Hop took an amazing lost last week when Phife Dogg of A strive Called Quest died from complications due to diabetes.

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Fans and colleagues alike showed their respect for the Queens MC by honoring
him on social media, in their DJ sets and more. ATCQ has since released a statement about the passing of their groupmate.

“Thank you for the outpouring of prayers and support from the fans, fellow artists, music outlets, blogs, radio stations, DJ’s, social media and the music community at large.. This too is part of his joy and means a lot to him. His family is overwhelmed by the support, well wishes and are thankful. His music and what he’s contributed is seismic and hard to measure.”

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The famed lyrical group also took to Twitter on Tuesday (Mar. 29), to announce that Phife Dawg’s memorial service on Periscope. If you missed it live, it’s available for viewing on the app for 24 hours. 24 hours.

Watch the service here.

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