Fans Petition to Honor Phife Dawg With Street Name

Phife Dawg

Following Phife Dawg's death last week, there's news that the rap legend could get a permanent tribute in his hometown.

A petition was started to encourage city council members to co-name Linden Blvd in Queens... A Tribe Called Quest Boulevard. As of press time, it had garnered more than 5,000 signatures on

Furthermore, according to TMZ, the campaign has gotten approval from Phife's family... a requirement needed for New York City to move forward.

Also, Councilman Daneek Miller says he's fully behind the plan because "A Tribe Called Quest is fundamentally important to the history of Queens."