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Kendrick Lamar is currently overseas performing in Australia, but he got word of A Tribe Called Quest member Phife Dawg’s sudden passing, and wanted to make sure he paid tribute to him in his own special way. In front of a packed Allphones Arena in Sydney’s Olympic Park, he asked everyone to join him as he said a few words about the hip-hop legend and how he influenced K. Dot’s career. Check out the heartfelt comments in the Facebook clip below.

Condolences have been pouring out on social media throughout the day from celebs, radio personalities, and fans alike, all wanting to share their personal messages for Phife and his family using the hashtag #Phife, #phifedawg and #phifeforever. Here are a few: