After a long battle with Type 1 diabetes, co-founder Phife Dawg of A Tribe Called Quest has passed away at the age of 45. It was confirmed on DJ Chuck Chillout’s Twitter a little after 1am that Phife had passed. Statik Selektah among others also confirmed that the five foot assassin had passed. We here over at WSTU Radio would like to send our prayers and our condolences out to Phife’s family and friends throughout this difficult time.
No details surrounding his exact cause of death have yet been revealed but check back for updates as this story continues to develop.