In Hip Hop History Today “Biz Markie was born” April 8, 1964
Marcel Theo Hall born April 8, 1964, better known by his stage name Biz Markie, is a rapper, beatboxer, DJ, comedian, singer, reality television personality and commercial spokesperson. He is best known for his single “Just a Friend”, an American Top 10 hit in 1989. In 2008, “Just a Friend” made #100 on VH1’s list of the 100 greatest hip hop songs of all time. Watch Just a Friend above.