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Rap Pioneer Phife Dawg Of A Tribe Called Quest Dies At 45

AP | March 23, 2016 9:38 a.m.

Phife Dawg, a masterful lyricist whose witty wordplay was a linchpin of the groundbreaking hip-hop group A Tribe Called Quest, died Tuesday from complications resulting from diabetes, his family said in a statement Wednesday. He was 45.