The American rapper, DJ, singer, actor, comedian, and writer Biz Markie whose real name is Marcel Theo Hall passed away on Friday. He was 57 and died due to the complications from diabetes that he was grappling with the last year. He was best known for his single ‘Just a Friend’ that was released in 1989. This is glad became a Top 40 hit in several countries. ‘Just a Friend’ made no. 100 on VH1’s list of the 100 greatest hip-hop songs of all time. He has been called the “Clown Prince of Hip Hop”. Sadly, he is no more alive and leaves everyone in this world by taking his long sleep of peace.

who was biz markie

Who Was Biz Markie?

The iconic New York rapper, DJ, and record producer died due to complications from diabetes. Let us also tell you that he was suffering from the disease from last year. Biz Markie was best known for his 1989 single. Markie was born in Manhattan, in the neighborhood of Harlem. He was raised on Long Island.

Markie began his career in New York City nightclubs and later gained regional recognition by performing at college in Washington, D.C. Maryland, Virginia, and Pennsylvania. According to TMZ, a family source shared the news to the publication who revealed that the rapper breathed his last at 06:25 PM in a Baltimore hospital.

His wife Tara Davis held the hand of Biz Markie as he bid adieu to his close ones. A fan shared a rap, “We are grateful for the many calls and prayers of support that we have received during this difficult time. The rapper added, “Biz created a legacy of artistry that will forever be celebrated by his industry peers and his beloved hand whose life he was able to touch through music, spanning over 35 years.

Marcel Theo Hall Wife Name

He leaves behind a wife, many family members, and close friends who will miss his vibrant personality, constant jokes, and frequent banter. He has lost when Biz Markie recently passed away along with other icons such as Chi Modi, Double K, and Shock G. Biz was married to Tara and he used to shared pictures with his wife on Instagram.

His wife recently posted a Father’s Day tribute by sharing a short video of her tapper husband. She posts it with the caption that reads, “You can only imagine what kind of Dad Biz is…fun, fun, fun! Happy Father’s Day and to all the loving fathers out there. ..keep making memories. They mean so much to us right now until we can make more.

Funeral Service For Rapper Biz Markie

If we talk about the recent update of the topic then, the Funeral for rapper Biz Markie was held on Monday, 2nd August 2021. The number of pivotal celebrities on the day of his funeral is huge and many people gathered to pay tribute to his vibrant personality. He will always be remembered by everyone as his most prominent and biggest hit “Just a Friend” will never go down. Not only celebrities rather a ton of fans also come to Patchogue Theatre on Long Island in New York. Twitter also mourn his demise and millions of people joined the conversation to sent some emotional and precious messages to the celebrity.

And as always thank you for your kind messages, video messages and prayers. The last rites will be performed today. To know more about this article stay connected to us.


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