A NYC Street Will Be Named After A Tribe Called Quest’s Phife Dawg

Soon, one corner in Queens will bear the rapper’s name.

August 03, 2016
A NYC Street Will Be Named After A Tribe Called Quest’s Phife Dawg Chris McKay / Getty Images

Phife Dawg of A Tribe Called Quest passed away in March at 45 following diabetic complications. The New York Daily News has reported that he will be memorialized with a street co-named after him in Queens. Linden Boulevard at 192nd Street in St. Albans, Queens will soon have an additional title: “Malik ‘Phife Dawg’ Taylor Way.”

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Currently, a mural bearing the words "A Tribe Called Quest. Represent, Represent," depicting the classic album art for ATCQ's second album The Low End Theory, can be found near the soon-to-be-renamed Phife Dawg Way.

Read our tribute to Phife, Rap's Consummate Team Player.

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