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Biz Markie

Essay: Cormega Shares His Thoughts On The Wonderful Life Of Biz Markie

"How does someone define Biz Markie? I define him as one of the coolest rappers you could ever meet..."

30 Classic Rap And R&B Songs That Wouldn’t Exist Without Biz Markie’s Genius

VIBE compiled a list of songs that sample the late Juice Crew legend's music and lyrics.

Biz Markie, Pioneering Hip-Hop Legend, Dies At 57

The rap world mourns the loss of the rapper, producer, DJ and ultimate entertainer, Marcel Theo Hall.

Biz Markie’s Family Refutes Reports Of His Death As He Remains In Medical Care

Juice Crew members Big Daddy Kane and Craig G also speak on the rumors of the death of Biz, who was diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes in 2010.

Throwback Jams: Sounds Of Protest

Celebrate #TBT every week with a themed playlist from VIBE’s speakers to your ears With the Baltimore riots and recent deaths of Eric Garner, Freddie Gray and Trayvon…

Biz Markie Gets Channing Tatum To Sing ‘Just A Friend’ At Comic Con

Every year Comic-Con produces magical events for nerds worldwide. For super hero obsessed individuals, they are down right eventual moments that rip at your heart and…

Biz Markie Announces 30/25 Tour With Big Daddy Kane And MC Lyte

Hip-hop icon Biz Markie is hitting the road for old time’s sake. The portly prototype for badly singing rappers (we see you Future) is tapping his Juice Crew brother Big…

30 Great Rap Albums Missing From Spotify

Everybody (that reads the Internet) has heard about Spotify: the music streaming service with millions of songs instantly available on your computer and mobile device…