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Big Daddy Kane Gives Update on Biz Markie’s Health

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In April of last year, hip hop fans were saddened to hear about Biz Markie’s declining health and hospitalization. Like many other celebrities, Biz Markie was not exempt to the internet spreading false information and rumors about the state of his health. At the time, Biz Markie’s representative issued a statement, dispelling claims that the […]

Happy 57th Birthday Biz Markie!

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Today the Hip Hop community celebrates the born day of “The Human Orchestra” Biz Markie, born Marcel Theo Hall, one of the game’s most respected and successful all-around entertainers. Growing up in Harlem, New York, The Biz has been moving the crowd with his unique style of rhyming since he was 14. From his earliest […]

Today in Hip-Hop History: Biz Markie Dropped His Debut Album ‘Goin’ Off’ 33 Years Ago

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On this date in the infamous year of 1988, the “Human Orchestra” Biz Markie released his debut full-length album Goin’ Off on Cold Chillin’/Warner Brothers Records. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Produced exclusively by legendary Queensbridge superproducer DJ Marley Marl, Goin Off introduced singer TJ Swan and a then-unknown rapper by the name of Big […]

Biz Markie Suffered Stroke While in Diabetic Coma

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Earlier this year, it was reported that Hip Hop’s “Human Orchestra” Biz Markie was hospitalized due to Type 2 diabetes, which has also kept him off of his Rock The Bells slot on Sirius for most of the year. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Now, according to a report from HipHopDX, Biz, whose real name […]

Report: Biz Markie Has Spent Weeks in a Hospital

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Prayers go out to Hip-Hop legend Biz Markie who has reportedly been battling a serious illness in the hospital for weeks. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information TMZ reports the illness is not the coronavirus but is connected to Type II Diabetes. Markie is currently hospitalized in Maryland, a specific condition state has not been revealed. […]

Today in Hip-Hop History: Biz Markie Dropped His Debut Album ‘Goin’ Off’ 32 Years Ago

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On this date in the infamous year of 1988, the “Human Orchestra” Biz Markie released his debut full length album Goin’ Off on Cold Chillin’/Warner Brothers Records. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Produced exclusively by legendary Queensbridge superproducer DJ Marley Marl, Goin Off introduced singer TJ Swan and a then unknown rapper by the name […]

Rap Legend Fly Ty Brings Brooklyn United Marching Band Show To Broadway

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While Roxanne Shanté is experiencing a huge rebirth with the release of her Roxanne Roxanne biopic, many are wondering what ever happened to Tyrone “Fly Ty” Williams— producer of the legendary Rap Attack radio show with Mr. Magic and Marley Marl, owner of Cold Chillin’ Records and manager of the Juice Crew. Well, Fly Ty […]

Original Sounds Of Hip Hop: Top 10 Beatboxers

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Long before we had London On Da Track, or boomin’ beats from Metro, Hip Hop possessed a simpler sound. With one mic, and their mouth, coupled with a knack for rhythmic sounds: A beatboxer didn’t need lyrics to move the crowd. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Beatboxing began in 1980’s as an original element of […]

TLC to Headline “I Love The 90s” Tour, Taps Naughty By Nature

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This summer the “I Love The 90s- The Party Continues” tour has a sick line up you probably don’t want to miss. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information TLC is headlining the second edition of the “I Love The 90’s” tour. This time around, the tour has snagged some pretty dope performers: Naughty By Nature, Biz […]

Global Spin Awards Announces 2016 Nominees

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The 5th Annual Global Spin Awards nominees have been announced. Live from the Revolt Music Conference this past weekend [Oct. 13-15] at Eden Rock Hotel in Miami Beach. The ceremony was hosted by Jeezy, DJ Damage, and DJ Hannah Rad and featured performances from Zoey Dollaz and 2016 XXL Freshman Dave East. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more […]

The Life of the Human Beat Box: Happy Birthday Biz Markie!

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On this day in Hip Hop history, Biz Markie (real name Marcel Theo Hall), one of the most respected and successful DJs in Hip Hop, was born. Growing up in Harlem, New York, The Biz has been moving the crowd with his unique style of rhyming since he was 14. From his earliest gig as Roxanne Shante‘s […]

Check Out The ‘Nobody Beats The Biz’ Docu-series Trailer

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In an upcoming installment of a documentary series titled Docu-series, Biz Markie, one of Hip-Hop’s true eclectic artists, is the feature of this info-doc. The trailer features Grand Daddy I.U., Maino, brand ambassador Phil Pabon and others who represent Biz’s far-reaching influence. Scenes from Biz’s Apollo performance and various video pop up throughout the trailer […]

Biz Markie’s DJ Cutmaster Cool V Street Dedication In New Jersey

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On Thursday, February 18, 2016, the City of Elizabeth added an honorary street sign to recognze the Legendary DJ Cutmaster Cool V. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Most widely known as the music producer and DJ for Biz Markie for over three decades, Cutmaster Cool V has brought unmatched talent and work ethic to the […]

Legends of Hip Hop III Tour Does Not Disappoint

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The third installment of the concert series Legends of Hip Hop, which took place at the Resorts World Casino in Queens, NY, had the feeling of a 1980s block party. According to representatives of the casino, the concert was sold out with an estimated 3,000 people in attendance. The response from the previous two concerts […]

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