May 18, 2024



Biz Markie, Rapper Known for ‘Just a Friend,’ Dies at 57

Yahoo News – Variety



Biz Markie, the rapper, singer and actor behind the 1989 hit “Just a Friend,” died Friday in Baltimore. He was 57.

“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,” his rep Jenni Izumi said in a statement.

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