The hip-hop community is in mourning following news of Phife Dawg of A Tribe Called Quest's death early this morning. The rapper passed away due to complications resulting from Diabetes. He was 45 years old.

In the hours following the reports, many artists have shared tributes to the late rapper on social media, many of which praising him for paving the way for their own careers. Questlove, Mac Miller, Chuck D, Chance The Rapper, Nicki Minaj, and Talib Kweli are among the rappers who have shared their thoughts on Twitter and Instagram today, while Kendrick Lamar asked fans at his show to give it up for the legendary emcee.

View a collection of posts dedicated to Phife below. We'll be updating throughout the day.

King Kendrick Lamar pays tribute to the late Phife Dawg from A Tribe Called Quest

Posted by Matt and Alex on Wednesday, March 23, 2016