Birth Name: Marcel Theo Hall
Date of Birth: April 8, 1964
Place of Birth: Harlem, New York City, New York, U.S.
Date of Death: July 16, 2021
Place of Death: Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.
Biz Markie was an American rapper, DJ, and record producer. He was known for his 1989 song “Just a Friend.” He was referred to as the “Clown Prince of Hip Hop.”
Biz was raised on Patchogue, Long Island. He took his first stage name, Bizzy B Markie, from the first hip-hop tape he heard. He was married to Tara, until his death.