Phife Dawg’s Posthumous Single “Nutshell” Drops April 5, Label Releases Teaser Video Kyle Eustice April 4, 2016 Hip Hop Community News, Hip Hop Culture | Hip Hop Arts and Lifestyle, Hip Hop Entertainment | Hip Hop TV, Film and Video Games, Hip Hop Lifestyle News | Culture Trends, Hip Hop Music | Listen To and Download Hip Hop Tracks, Hip Hop News | Trending Hip Hop Stories According to a Facebook post by Phife Dawg‘s manager/DJ, Rasta Root, there’s a new single coming out by the late A Tribe Called Quest emcee, who passed away March 22. Titled “Nutshell,” the song was produced by his close friend J Dilla and drops tomorrow [Tuesday, April 5] via Smokin’ Needles Records. A portion of the proceeds from the track’s sales go to the American Diabetes Association and the National Kidney Foundation. Phife passed away from complications stemming from his tumultuous battle with diabetes. He was 45. A music video for the single also debuts Tuesday [April 5] at “The Celebration of Phife,” a memorial planned at Harlem’s Apollo Theatre. “Nutshell” is available exclusively though iTunes and premieres on Apple Music’s Beats 1.