Hip Hop Legend Biz Markie Has Passed Away At The Age Of 57

Hip Hop Legend Biz Markie Has Passed Away At The Age Of 57

Prayers are in order as the sad news has broke that Hip Hop legend, rapper, Biz Markie, has passed away at the age of 57.

Marcel Theo Hall, best known by his stage name Biz Markie, was a rapper, singer, DJ, record producer, actor, comedian, and writer, died after a series of complications from diabetes that he’s been fighting for more than a year.

According to Biz Markie’s representative:

“It is with profound sadness that we announce, this evening, with his wife Tara by his side, Hip Hop pioneer Biz Markie peacefully passed away,” “We are grateful for the many calls and prayers of support that we have received during this difficult time. Biz created a legacy of artistry that will forever be celebrated by his industry peers and his beloved fans whose lives he was able to touch through music, spanning over 35 years. He leaves behind a wife, many family members and close friends who will miss his vibrant personality, constant jokes and frequent banter. We respectfully request privacy for his family as they mourn their loved one.”

The New Jersey native Biz Markie burst in the music scene in the late 80’s with hits such as ‘Just A Friend’, ‘Vapors’ and ‘Nobody Beats The Biz’.

We will be keeping the family, friends and colleagues of Biz Markie uplifted in our prayers.

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