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Biz Markie

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About Biz Markie
Marcel Theo Hall (born April 8, 1964) better known by his stage name, Biz Markie, is an American rapper, beatboxer, DJ, comedian, singer, reality television personality, and commercial spokesperson. He is best known for his single "Just a Friend", an American Top 10 hit in 1989. In 2008, "Just a Friend" made #100 on VH1's list of the 100 greatest hip hop songs of all time. Biz Markie currently lives in Howard County, Maryland and has helped support County Executive, Ken Ulman during his fundraisers. Markie has been called "the Clown Prince of Hip Hop." Early life: Markie was born in Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey, and his career began on Long Island, New York in the early 1980s, where he established his reputation for beat-boxing and rapping. MC Shan and Roxanne Shante were part of Marley Marl's Cold Chillin' Records, and Biz beatboxed on Shante's underground hit "Def Fresh Crew" (1986). This lent credibility to his recording career and put Cold Chillin' on the map. In the sa ... Read More

Career Started: 1981
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Tags: hip hop, old school, new york, rap, rock,