Boyce-Taylor, Cheryl: Mama Phife Represents: A Memoir
Haymarket Books, paperback
Publication Date: January 19, 2021
Publisher Marketing: Mama Phife Represents is an arresting document of the body's lowest depth of hurt, from a poet and mother who suddenly loses her son (Malik 'Phife Dawg' Taylor, of the legendary hip-hop trio A Tribe Called Quest) to Type 1 diabetes at the height of his musical career. It is a love letter from a grieving mother to her child.