This year’s Grammy nominations have rolled out, to much pleasant surprise and celebration, as they have highlighted tons of deserving artists this year. In some categories, there isn’t a white male to be found! With
, Jay-Z , Kendrick Lamar , SZA , Childish Gambino Bruno Mars and many more. Rapsody
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Notably missing from this year’s nominations, however, is
‘s legendary last album. And A Tribe Called Quest didn’t mince words when he shared his opinion on that. Check out this Q-tip to hear more from exclusive video on “ RSMS Uncut .” The Rickey Smiley Morning Show
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Phife Dawg Through The Years
15 photos Launch gallery
1. Q-Tip and Phife Dawg of A Tribe Called Quest perform as part of the Smokin Grooves Tour at Shoreline Amphitheatre on September 1, 1996.
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2. Q-Tip and Phife Dawg of A Tribe Called Quest perform as part of Lollapalooza 1994 at Shoreline Amphitheatre.
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3. Phife Dawg of A Tribe Called Quest during Rock the Bells Concert – August 6, 2006 at Sleep Train Pavilion in Concord, California.
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4. Phife Dawg of A Tribe Called Quest performs as part of Rock the Bells 2010 at Shoreline Amphitheatre on August 22, 2010 in Mountain View, California.
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5. Q-Tip and Phife Dawg of A Tribe Called Quest perform during the 7th Annual Rock The Bells festival on Governors Island.
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6. Phife at the ‘Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of A Tribe Called Quest’ Premiere at the Temple Theater during the 2011 Sundance Film Festival on January 22, 2011 in Park City, Utah.
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7. Phife Dawg of A Tribe Called Quest attends SPiN Decision Makers Panel With Hype Williams presented by Bing on January 23, 2011 in Park City, Utah.
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8. Phife Dawg of A Tribe Called Quest visits the Tribeca Film Festival 2011 portrait studio on April 27, 2011.
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9. Phife Dawg, Ali Shaheed Muhammad, and Jarobi White attend the Los Angeles Premiere of ‘Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels Of A Tribe Called Quest’ After Party on June 24, 2011.
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10. Phife Dawg and Q-Tip perform onstage at the 2012 BET Hip-Hop Awards at Boisfeuillet Jones Atlanta Civic Center on September 29, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia.
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11. Q-Tip and Phife Dawg of A Tribe Called Quest perform on the main stage on day 3 of the Yahoo! Wireless Festival at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park on July 14, 2013 in London.
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12. Phife of A Tribe Called Quest performs at 2013 H2O Music Festival at Los Angeles Historical Park on August 17, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.
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13. Phife Dawg and Q-Tip of A Tribe Called Quest perform at Univision Radio’s H2O music festival at Los Angeles state historic park on August 17, 2013.
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14. Phife Dawg performs for the #BigTicket showcase at Tattoo on February 6, 2015 in Toronto, Canada.
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15. Phife Dawg and Q-Tip of A Tribe Called Quest perform during Hot 97’s ‘Busta Rhymes And Friends: Hot For The Holidays’ concert at Prudential Center on December 5, 2015 in Newark, New Jersey.
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