A Tribe Called Quest’s Phife Dawg Passes Away at 45

Sad news, A Tribe Called Quest’s Phife Dawg has passed away at 45 from diabetes complications according to Rolling Stone. The rapper, who’s name real name is Malik Taylor, suffered many health complication over the year including a kidney transplant in 2008. The rapper had admitted his addiction to sugar he once said in the documentary, Beats, Rhymes & Life “It’s really a sickness. Like straight-up drugs. I’m just addicted to sugar.”

Hi family released a statement, “Malik was our loving husband, father, brother and friend. We love him dearly. How he impacted all our lives will never be forgotten. His love for music and sports was only surpassed by his love of God and family.”