Group Member From "Tribe Called Quest" Malik Taylor Has Past Away At The Age Of 45

 Group Member From "Tribe Called Quest" Malik
Taylor Has Past Away At The Age Of 45 
BHR Hollywood Reports.........Rapper Malik Taylor, better known to fans as Phife Dawg of the group A Tribe Called Quest, died Tuesday of complications from diabetes, according to a statement from his family and manager. He was 45.

“Malik was our loving husband, father, brother and friend,” the statement read. “We love him dearly.

How he impacted all our lives will never be forgotten. His love for
music and sports was only surpassed by his love of God and family.”
Tribe Called Quest 

Born in the Jamaica area of Queens in New York City, he became childhood friends with future group mate Q-Tip.

 The pair met at the age of 2 in church and would eventually become a part of A Tribe Called Quest, which was formed in 1985 with classmate Ali Shaheed Muhammad.
R.I.P Malik Taylor 

Their 1990 debut album “People’s Instinctive Travels and the Paths of Rhythm” featured the single “Can I Kick It” and Taylor’s high-pitched voice became a distinctive part of their sound.

Their sophomore album, “The Low End Theory,” spurred the hit “Check the Rhime” which included the now iconic call and response “You on point Phife/All the time Tip.”

BHR Condolences Goes Out to The Friends And Family Of Malik Taylor