Long-Delayed Posthumous Phife Dawg Album Set to Arrive Next Year
After four years of holding tight, it appears we’re far closer to a posthumous Phife Dawg album than any of us could have imagined.
According to a tweet from A Tribe Called Quest (see below,) the project is set to arrive in early 2021. “Know that early next year you will all get to hear a new Phife album,” wrote the group on Twitter this afternoon after announcing a new tee from Phife’s estate. It’s a welcome update on the project (on what would have been the rapper’s 50th birthday, no less,) which was originally announced just weeks after Phife’s death in 2016 with the release of the J Dilla-produced single “Nutshell.” Since then, there’s been virtually no mention of the project (initially titled, Give Thanks,) or a pending release date.