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Biz Markie Poster

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Overview (4)

Born in Harlem, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA
Died in Baltimore, Maryland, USA  (complications from diabetes)
Birth NameMarcel Theo Hall
Height 6' 3" (1.91 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Biz Markie was born on April 8, 1964 in Harlem, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA as Marcel Theo Hall. He was an actor and composer, known for Men in Black II (2002), The Wackness (2008) and Celeste & Jesse Forever (2012). He was married to Tara. He died on July 16, 2021 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA.

Family (1)

Spouse Tara (? - 16 July 2021)  (his death)

Trade Mark (1)

Beatboxing, making incredible sounds with his mouth

Trivia (7)

Known for his song "Just a Friend.".
Rap artist.
Has not released an album since 2003's "Weekend Warrior".
Made a guest appearance on The Rolling Stones 1997 hit "Anybody Seen My Baby?", which appears on their "Bridges to Babylon" album, which was released in that same year.
Was a close friend of the Beastie Boys and made guest appearances on their albums "Check Your Head" (1992), "Ill Communication" (1994) and "Hello Nasty" (1998) as well as their double compilation album "The Sounds of Science" (1999).
His debut album "Goin' Off" came out in 1988.
Friends with Rakim.

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