Kendrick Lamar Honors Phife Dawg At Concert In Sydney

“Today we lost one of the pioneers.”

March 23, 2016

News broke that A Tribe Called Quest's Phife Dawg passed away earlier this morning. Soon after, Kendrick Lamar paid homage to the MC by chanting his name with the help of a spirited arena crowd.

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"We had a good time tonight," Lamar told his audience, "but I need a favor. Today we lost one of the pioneers in hip-hop by the name of Phife Dawg. We gonna give it up for him. He allowed me to do what I’m doing on this stage, right here, right now." After the crowd joined him in the chant, Lamar declared, "forever, hip-hop, we gonna be alright." Watch video below.

King Kendrick Lamar pays tribute to the late Phife Dawg from A Tribe Called Quest

Posted by Matt and Alex on Wednesday, March 23, 2016
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