02/23/2016

In Hip Hop History Today “Biz Markie released Goin’ Off” February 23, 1988


Biz Markie released his debut album Goin’ Off.The album was released by Cold Chillin’ Records, and produced by Marley Marl. The album was praised for it’s wit and humor. Big Daddy Kane wrote the lyrics of the album’s first five songs. The album also showcased Biz’s talent as a human beatbox on the song “Make the Music with Your Mouth, Biz”, and his skill in the game of dozens on the track “Nobody Beats the Biz.” One of his most widely known songs, “The Vapors,” was on the album. Listen to Goin’ Off above.



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