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History Of Hip-Hop honours Phife Dawg

Doctor's Orders stage diabetes benefit in late rapper's memory

2016 Mar 26     
2 Bit Thugs

History Of Hip-Hop: Phife/Tribe Special takes place on 8 April at Birthdays in Stoke Newington

On 6 November last year, A Tribe Called Quest rapper Phife Dawg played what would turn out to be his last-ever London live gig at The Jazz Cafe.

That night was the work of London hip-hop promoters Doctor's Orders, who'd also staged the UK premiere of the A Tribe Called Quest documentary Beats, Rhymes & Life a few years ago. So now, in the wake of Phife Dawg's tragic death from diabetes-related illness, aged just 45, the Doctor's Orders crew are staging one of their occasional History Of Hip-Hop nights in his memory, with all proceeds going to Diabetes UK.

The event takes place at Birthdays, Stoke Newington from 10pm-3am on 8 April, and DJs on the night will be Mr Thing, Spin Doctor, Rob Pursey, CWD, Russ Ryan and Ralphonze 90.






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