November
19
2016

Official Street Naming of “Malik ‘Phife Dawg’ Taylor Way” (Queens, NY)

Celebrate this truly historic and momentous occasion as New York City officially renames the block in Queens where A Tribe Called Quest’s seminal “Check The Rhime” video was filmed, in honor of the passing of Malik ‘Phife Dawg’ Taylor. 

The honorable Councilman I. Daneek Miller of District 27 will host the official street naming ceremony in honor of Malik Izaak Taylor p/k/a Phife Dawg of the legendary hip-hop group A Tribe Called Quest.  This posthumous honor will be attended by various political and entertainment luminaries including Senator Leroy Comrie (District 14), Queens Borough President Melinda Katz, Representative of Mayor Deblasio‚Äôs office, members of A Tribe Called Quest, and more.  Honoring Malik Izaak Taylor p/k/a Phife Dawg for his contributions as an innovator and trendsetter in the Music/Entertainment and Media Industries.  The event culminates with a street naming ceremony in his hometown of Jamaica, New York @ Linden Boulevard & 192nd Street.

Music by: J.PERIOD