Celebrities Mourn Phife Dawg Death – See Stars’ Reactions
Phife Dawg, one of the co-founders of A Tribe Called Quest, died on Tuesday at the age of 45, and now stars are now mourning the iconic rapper. See celebrity tributes and reactions below to the death of Phife Dawg.
Macklemore wrote on Twitter, “RIP Phife. He was a key ingredient to one of the greatest groups ever. Influenced and touched so many lives, mine included..Tribe all day.” Chris Rock tweeted, “I like brown, yellow Puerto Rican or Haitian name is phife dog from the Zulu nation. Rip Phife.” Chuck D added, “Phife-HipHop & Rap word Warrior, simple as that.Breathed it & lined rhyme into Sport.A true fire Social Narrator my bro #RIBeats ATCQforever…Rest In Beats PHIFE ATCQ Forever.”
On Instagram, Marlon Wayans mourned the rapper’s death, writing, “Phife didawg… #RIP fam love you brother. You left the world with jewels man. My childhood plays out like a long a** tribe called quest album. Y’all are my friends my peers my comrades my brothers … I don’t know what to say except… Damn. Rest well.” Russell Simmons expressed, “Damn. #RIPPhife one of the greatest to bless the mic,” while Juicy J tweeted, “Rip PHIFE DAWG A Tribe Called Quest inspired us all! We will never forget!”
Solange Knowles remembered the rapper’s music and his kindness, tweeting, “Phife was not only one of the most influential people in hip hop, but he was also one of the nicest & most kindest guys in hip hop. Man. RIP.” Kerry Washington felt, “Huge loss today. A legend. A NY hip-hop originator. #RIPPhifeDawg Sending love to his close friends and fam. Today we are all in the Tribe.” And Big Sean simply wrote, “Rest in Peace Phife Dawg.” Gossip Cop will update as more stars pay tribute to Phife Dawg.