The rapper Biz Markie died at the age of 57. Here is all you want to know, and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
American rapper and beatboxer best known for his timeless hip-hop single “Just a Friend,” which reached #9 on the U.S. Hot 100 chart. He released a total of five studio albums.
He grew up with five siblings in Egg Harbor, New Jersey.
How did Biz Markie die?
In April 2020, Markie was hospitalized due to severe complications from Type 2 diabetes. In December 2020, it was reported that Markie was staying in a rehabilitation facility as a result of a stroke he had suffered after going into a diabetic coma. On July 1, 2021, rumors of his death circulated on Twitter.
We always honor our people when they die; we’ve got to honor them while we’re still alive.Biz Markie
There are still recording artists out there doing things for the right reason, but a lot of people seem to be just driven by fame.Biz Markie
When I used to be on stage, I used to be out of breath; I couldn’t walk that far. Now, I got so much energy. I can do a whole show.Biz Markie
I’m into the old school. I listen to rock, soft rock, jazz, old school R&B.Biz Markie
Usually when I make a record, I know what the potential is going to be, but I didn’t know that ‘Just A Friend’ was going to be that big. ‘Just A Friend’ opened a world up where I never knew the difference between being a pop star and a regular rap star. It was crazy.Biz Markie