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A Tribe Called Quest Releases Statement on Phife Dawg’s Death

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The Hip-Hop world was shocked at the news of Phife Dawg’s death and A Tribe Called Quest released a statement following the news, which read, “Our hearts are heavy. We are devastated. This is something we weren’t prepared for although we all know that life is fleeting.”

“It was no secret about his health and his fight. But the fight for his joy and happiness gave him everything he needed. The fight to keep his family happy, his soul happy and those around him happy, gave him complete and unadulterated joy…until he heeded his fathers call.”

Phife Dawg spoke publicly about his battle with diabetes, which led to a kidney transplant in 2008.

Source: Rolling Stone

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