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


It’s only been a few hours since the heartbreaking news about the passing of Phife Dawg from A Tribe Called Quest was first reported. In the time since then, many fans including some of our favorite artists have taken a moment to show their respect to the late legend. Some have shared heartfelt words via their social media accounts, sparking conversation with others about their own memories.

Kendrick Lamar on the other hand has taken a different approach. Lamar, who is currently on tour in Australia, took a moment during his show in Sydney to get the entire crowd involved in his tribute. After sharing a few words about what Phife Dawg—and ATCQ as a whole—meant to him, Kendrick got the entire crowd to chant Phife’s name.

Watch the fan footage above.