Phife Dawg Ft. Illa J “French Kiss Deux”
Phife Dawg’s got love for Canada on the latest single off his upcoming posthumous album, Forever.
Produced by Potatohead People and featuring Illa J, the late rapper and J Dilla’s younger brother share their ode to Montreal, Phife’s home away from home.
“As a Canadian, this track and verses give me all the feels of my home country,” longtime friend and producer Rasta Root tells HipHopDX. “Phife had a special love for Toronto and Canada in general, so ‘French Kiss Deux’ makes total sense. He also loved collaborating with Illa J over this amazingly produced track by Potatohead People.”, he continued.
“It was such an honor to work on this track with Phife,” Illa J added. “It’s bittersweet. I really wish he was here to celebrate the release of this song. But I know he’s here in spirit, and I’ll never forget him spittin’ his verse over the phone to me. That will always will be a special moment.”
“French Kiss Deaux” follows Phife’s previous single “Nutshell Pt. 2” featuring Busta Rhymes and Redman.