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Biz Markie

Biz Markie
Born: Apr 8, 1964 in Harlem, New York, NY
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Genre: R&B, Rap
Biography: Biz Markie's inclination toward juvenile humor and his fondness for goofy, tuneless, half-sung choruses camouflaged his true talents as a freestyle rhymer. The Biz may not have been able to translate his wild rhyming talents to tape, but what he did record was worthwhile in its own way. With his silly ...Read full biography
Goin' Off
Released: 1988
Label: LandSpeed
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The Cold Chillin' class clown, Biz Markie debuted with Goin' Off, one of the most unrelentingly amusing sets of productions and performances of anyone during hip-hop's golden age. Markie was an oversized ...Read full review
The Biz Never Sleeps
Released: 1989
Label: Cold Chillin'
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On the cover to The Biz Never Sleeps, Biz Markie's in the lab with his chemistry set, cooking up a concoction of colorful liquids that's bound to explode sooner or later. Inside, however, the music wasn't ...Read full review
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