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Biz Markie, the legendary rapper, D.J. and producer whose humorous lyrics and off-key wail on songs like “Just a Friend” earned him the nickname Clown Prince of Hip-Hop, died on Friday his manager confirmed. He was 57. Musicians and entertainers took to social media to offer their condolences to Biz Markie. LL Cool J posted a heartfelt video post on Instagram in which he fought back tears as he recalled the times they spent together in the New York on the up and coming rap scene.
Another hip hop music legend gone so soon. RIP Biz Markie
The Hip Hop Community Mourns the loss of one of their all time greats.