“Forever” arrives on March 22, 2022.
Now, from the desk of A Tribe Called Quest, it is confirmed that fans will finally get a full-length delivery from the estate of Phife, born Malik Taylor.
“11:15am EST today marks his exact birthdate. Happy Birthday, @phifeforever. Thank you all for your patience,” the crew penned via Instagram. “‘Forever’, the album, drops of 3.22.2022 on Smokin Needles Records/@awal Executive Produced by @djrastaroot on behalf of the family and The Estate of Malik I. Taylor. Please spread the word!! #phifeforever.”
“We are excited about the partnership with AWAL for Malik’s posthumous album release,” Phife Dawg’s family said in a statement in February. “We give all glory to God for allowing Malik to accomplish everything his heart desired, including his solo music. He worked really hard to complete his album before he transitioned, and he was ready to share an album that was near and dear to his heart with his fans. His fans meant the world to him.”