Biz Markie

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Date of Birth April 8, 1964
Place of Birth Egg Harbor, New Jersey
Age 57 years old
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Biz Markie

Marcel Theo Hall, better known by his stage name Biz Markie, is an American rapper, singer, DJ, record producer, actor, comedian, writer, television personality and spokesperson. He is best known for his 1989 single "Just a Friend", which became a top 40 hit in several countries. In 2008, "Just a Friend" made No. 100 on VH1's list of the 100 greatest hip hop songs of all time. Markie has been called the "Clown Prince of Hip Hop". He went into the hospital for his diabetes in April 2020 and his condition to date is unclear. An update was posted by hiphopdx.com in December 2020.

Birth name: Marcel Theo Hall
Born: April 8, 1964, New York City
Origin: Washington, D.C, U.S.
Genres: Hip hop, golden age hip hop, comedy hip hop
Occupation(s): Rapper, singer, DJ, record producer, actor, comedian, writer, spokesperson
Instruments: Vocals, beatboxing, turntables
Years active: 1985–present
Labels: Cold Chillin'/Warner Bros, Tommy Boy Entertainment
Associated acts: Juice Crew
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About Biz Markie

American rapper and beatboxer best known for his timeless hip hop single 'Just a Friend.' He has released five studio albums, but his ode to misleading women was his greatest success, reaching number nine on the U.S. Hot 100.

Biz Markie Before Fame

He first gained recognition as a featured beatboxer on songs such as 'Def Fresh Crew.'

Achievement of Biz Markie

In 2012 he performed his legendary single on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon with actor Jeff Goldblum on the piano.

Biz Markie Family Life

He grew up with five siblings in Egg Harbor, New Jersey.

Associations of Biz Markie

He had an appearance in Men in Black II, which starred Will Smith .

Information related to Biz Markie

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Latest information about Biz Markie updated on April 17, 2021.

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