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Biz Markie Passed Away at Age 57

Biz Markie passed away at age 57. The former Hip-Hop rapper was well known for his hit songs, 'Just A Friend' and 'Vapors.' Following his rap career, he became a celebrity DJ. His silly, iconic persona provided him several opportunities to work in film, television, and children's media.⁠


Biz made appearances in Men In Black II, Hip Hop Squares, Chris Rock's No Apologies Tour, Wild 'n Out, The Yo Gabba Live tour, Adventure Time, and Sponge Bob Square Pants, to name a few. ⁠

RIP Biz Markie. We will truly miss you!⁠

Photo Credit: Kathy Hutchins/Shutterstock



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