Phife Dawg:Tribe member died at age 45 years
The US rapper Phife Dawg, real name Malik Taylor, has died aged 45.
Taylor’s family later confirmed the news of his death in a statement, revealing that the rapper died of “complications resulting from diabetes.”
One of the founding members of the pioneering rap group A Tribe Called Quest, Taylor grew up with co-founder Q-Tip in Queens, New York.born Malik Isaac Taylor in 1970, Phife grew up in Queens, New York. The news of his death was confirmed on 23 March by his family and manager, with many rap acts, including Flying Lotus, Chuck D and El-P, since sharing their condolences.