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Phife Dawg

Phife Dawg was born on November 20, 1970 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as Malik Isaac Taylor. See full bio »
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 2015 Pitch Perfect 2 (writer: "Scenario" - as Malik Izaak Taylor)
 2015 Dope (writer: "Buggin' Out", "Scenario" - as Malik Izaak Taylor)
 2014 While We're Young (writer: "BUGGIN' OUT" - as Malik Taylor)
 2012 This Is 40 (writer: "Roman's Revenge" - as Malik Taylor)
 2012 Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap (Documentary) (writer: "Steve Biko")
 2011 Rap Critic Reviews (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Shaq Diesel (Album) (2011) ... (performer: "Where Ya At?", "Giggin on Em")
 2011 Madden NFL 12 (Video Game) (writer: "Award Tour")
 2010 Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.147 (2010) ... (writer: "Award Tour" - uncredited)
 2009 Notorious (writer: "Gimme the Loot")
 2003 Cheaper by the Dozen (lyrics: "People Come Together" - as M. Taylor) / (writer: "People Come Together" - as M. Taylor)
 2003 Love Don't Cost a Thing (writer: "Pass the Courvoisier (Part 2)" - as Malik Taylor)
 2003 Bad Boys II (writer: "Didn't Mean" - as Malik Izaak Taylor)
 2003 Anne B. Real (writer: "Phony Rappers")
 2001 On the Line (writer: "If Everybody Looked the Same" - as Malik Taylor)
 2001 Max Keeble's Big Move (writer: "If Everybody Looked the Same" - as Malik Taylor)
 2001 Made (writer: "Electric Relaxation" - as Malik Taylor)
 2000 Miss Congeniality (writer: "If Everybody Looked the Same" - as Malik Taylor)
 2000 Get Carter (writer: "If Everybody Looked the Same" - as Malik Taylor)
 2000 The Replacements (writer: "If Everybody Looked The Same" - as Malik Taylor)
 2000 Gone in Sixty Seconds (writer: "If Everybody Looked the Same" - as M. Taylor)
 2000 The Next Best Thing (writer: "If Everybody Looked The Same" - as M. Taylor)
 2000 Boiler Room (writer: "Award Tour")
 1999 Skate and Destroy (Video Game) (writer: "Award Tour" - as Malik Taylor)
 1998 Free Tibet (Documentary) (writer: "Check the Rhime", "Walk on the Wild Side" - as M. Taylor)
 1998 Ride (performer: "Never Say Goodbye" - as Phife)
 1996 High School High (writer: "Peace, Prosperity & Paper" - as Malik Taylor)
 1995 Kids (writer: "Oh My God (Remix Version)" - as Malik Taylor)
 1993 Falling Down (writer: "LA SCHMOOVE" - as M. Taylor)
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Wrote an article for the Feburary 1997 issue of Slam Magazine

Alternate Names:

Malik Izaak Taylor aka Phife Diggy | Phife | A Tribe Called Quest


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One-third of the mega hip-hop group A Tribe Called Quest, along with Q-Tip and Ali Shaheed Muhammad. See more »


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