BIZ MARKIE LAID TO REST IN CUSTOM GOLD GUCCI SUIT COURTESY OF DAPPER DAN

NEW YORK, NY – Biz Markie (real name Marcel Theo Hall) was laid to rest on Monday (August 2) in New York City, with friends, family and peers showing up in droves to pay their respects to the Juice Crew legend.   Fellow Juice Crew member Roxanne Shanté, his DJ Cutmaster Cool V, Montell Jordan and Rev. Al Sharpton were a few who took the podium to speak about their fallen friend or sing a song, while Fat Joe, Ice-T, Erick Sermon, Parish Smith, Redman, Big Daddy Kane, Kid Capri and De La Soul’s Maseo…

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FAT JOE CALLED BIZ MARKIE’S WIFE EVERY WEEK … For Year Before Death

Biz Markie had a partner in rhyme pulling for him and his family up to the very end — it was none other than Fat Joe, who provided emotional support like you wouldn’t believe …. The recently deceased MC’s wife, Tara Hall, tells us that out of all the scores of people who reached out while Biz was ill … Joe was the one who was always there, from the moment Biz entered the hospital last June due to complications from diabetes. Getty   Tara says as soon as Joe heard the news, he was…

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Hip Hop Icon BIZ MARKIE Dead At 57

Rapper Biz Markie — most famous for his iconic hit “Just a Friend” — has died after aseries of complications from diabetes that he’s been fighting for more than a year … A family source tells us Biz passed away in a Baltimore hospital at 6:25 PM Friday night. We’re told his wife, Tara Hall, held his hand as he took his last breath … and the nursing staff was there to support his family, telling them how strong he was through his fight. A rep for Biz tells us, “We are grateful…

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