Best Quotes from Phife Dawg

By | January 22, 2018

A Tribe Called Quest was one of those things where it was supposed to be about growth. When I say ‘growth,’ I don’t just mean with our sound or our product, but Tribe was supposed to grow as individuals.

Phife Dawg

When I hear the word ‘documentary,’ I don’t think certain things should be left out. You’ve got to keep it 100 percent as much as you can, unless your group has a meeting beforehand and says, ‘Yo – don’t say this, ’cause boom, boom, boom.’ Other than that, it’s a documentary so let’s document, you know what I mean?

Phife Dawg

Yeah, me and Q-Tip is cool outside of the business, but you know, within the business sometimes it can get ugly, you know what I mean?

Phife Dawg

I didn’t really know what to expect, but I thought there aren’t a lot of rap groups that can say they have a documentary done about them, so my attitude was like, ‘Shoot, why not?’ I’m sure there are a lot of people that would like to take our place. I felt like we should all embrace it.

Phife Dawg

London is one of my favourite places to come to overseas.

Phife Dawg

I’m all about the fans.

Phife Dawg

I’m doing a fun EP. It’s called ‘Songs in the Key of Phife: Eight Is Enough.’ It’s radio-friendly, but then a lot of it just has that raw hip-hop. Some of it will be vintage Tribe, but for the most part I’m just letting my voice be heard.

Phife Dawg

I emcee how I feel for the moment. I’ll always be influenced by Tribe, but my EP and LP have a lot of different flavors! I’ll keep it vintage Tribe if Tribe decides to do another LP… which, in my heart, I’d love to do for the fans.

Phife Dawg

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