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Remembering Phife Dawg as Only His Mother Could

Cheryl Boyce-Taylor’s memoir ‘Mama Phife Represents’ is a stunning work of elegy just when we need it most

Rapper Phife Dawg holding a microphone on stage, wearing a blue baseball cap and matching track jacket
Phife Dawg of A Tribe Called Quest performs at H2O Music Festival on August 17, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. Photo by Chelsea Lauren/WireImage/Getty Images

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