There isn’t a simpler way to express philosophies, cultural relevance and seemingly unimportant ideas than memes. Throughout the years, Hip Hop has had its fair share as well. In fact, some within the culture have benefited tremendously from memes of all type. Some have found interesting ways of flexing their knowledge on the culture at large while others utilize memes to engage in hilarious shit-talking. Just in case you missed some of the funniest takes on life the internet can offer, we’re here to help through memes describing today’s top Hip Hop stories.

This week, Hip Hop pays tribute to Phife Dawg and pokes fun at Katt Williams’ beating.

Rest In Peace Phife Dawg

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Malik Izaak Taylor died from complications relating to diabetes Tuesday (March 22) and Hip Hop didn’t hesitate to pay tribute in anyway possible.

Phife Was Always On Point

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The classic line from “Check The Rhyme” probably became the most used phrase for many Hip Hop fans this week.

Statistics Prove This

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Numbers don’t lie regarding Phife Dawg’s ability to constantly on point.

Even Michelle Obama Agrees

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It’s been years since “Bring Back Our Girls” became the trending topic in the news cycle. Doesn’t stop the internet from using Michelle Obama’s support of the movement in clever ways including A Tribe Called Quest’s classic The Low End Theory.

Snoop Dogg In Outer Space

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This week, Snoop Dogg created his own parody of Planet Earth following a petition for him to host the original show.

Katt Williams Getting Checked By A Teenager

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The most disturbing event of the week came with comedian Katt Williams finding himself in more trouble after getting beat up by a teenager at a soccer game.

Like A Scene From Love And Basketball

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That chokehold was vicious. Even more so considering that someone over 40 is getting rocked by a young one.

Or Scene Out Of Rush Hour

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Chris Tucker’s role as James Carter in the original buddy cop actioner Rush Hour featured a scene where the detective got a swift kick in the face. Therefore, social media found a way to tie it to Katt Williams.

Getting Put To Sleep Katt Styles

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The distorted meme became extremely popular in showing confusion as a crowd watches.

Awkward Drake

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Drake’s T-Mobile commercial has been used to show awkwardness when attempting to explain one’s self. For example, being young or old and asking parents for money.