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Hip-Hop Remembers Phife Dawg on the One-Year Anniversary of His Death

Busta Rhymes, 9th Wonder and more remember the Five-Foot Assassin.

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Today in Hip-Hop: R.I.P. Phife Dawg (November 20, 1970 – March 22, 2016)

One year ago today, hip-hop lost ATCQ's Five Foot Assassin, Phife Dawg.

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Phife Dawg’s Posthumous Solo Album Gets a Name

Listen to the second track off 'Forever,' "Wanna Dance" featuring Dwele.

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10 Best and Worst Hip-Hop Moments at 2017 Grammy Awards

From Chance The Rapper to A Tribe Called Quest and more, here are 10 of the best and worst moments from this year's Grammy Awards that caught the hip-hop world's attention.

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James Corden Name-Drops Phife Dawg and Drake in 2017 Grammy Awards Freestyle

James Corden name-drops Drizzy and Phife Dawg during a freestyle at the 2017 Grammy Awards.

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20 Great Rap Lyrics for Die-Hard Basketball Fans

With the NBA season capturing hip-hop's attention, XXL digs deep in the crates and highlights 20 great rap lyrics referencing the game of hoops.

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20 Great Rap Lyrics for Die-Hard Football Fans

With the NFL Playoffs underway, and in celebration of rap's deep connection with football, XXL highlights 20 great football references in the culture's history.

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20 Most Shocking Hip-Hop Moments of 2016

XXL highlights 20 of the more shocking moments of 2016 that caught the attention including Phife Dawg's death, Soulja Boy's threatening antics and more.

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12 Rappers We Lost in 2016

As we close out this year and enter a new one, major rappers to local underground phenomenons deserve to be highlighted and remembered for their contributions to hip-hop. Here are 12 rappers we lost in 2016.

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Phife Dawg’s Solo Album Scheduled for Early 2017 Release

"We’re working on it now. He completed his entire solo album before he transitioned, so we’re excited about releasing that.”

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