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|
|Labels:||Cold Chillin'/Warner Bros, Tommy Boy Entertainment|
|Associated acts:||Juice Crew|
|Twitter:||Biz Markie's Twitter profile|
|Instagram:||Biz Markie's Instagram profile|
|Facebook:||Biz Markie's Facebook profile|
|IMDb:||Biz Markie's IMDb|
|Spotify:||Biz Markie's Spotify|
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
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
- Cold Chillin' Records artists
- Tommy Boy Records artists
- American hip hop singers