DJ Marley Marl

Today in Hip-Hop History: Biz Markie Dropped His Debut Album ‘Goin’ Off’ 35 Years Ago

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

Happy 60th Birthday To Hip Hop Pioneer DJ Marley Marl!

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Born Marlon Williamson this date in 1962 in NYC, the DJ, producer, and record label owner known as Marley Marl is a trailblazer of Hip Hop’s ever-evolving sound, being one of the first to use sampling as a means to gather elements for a song. Visit for more information Starting with his days as […]

‘Legendize’ Podcast Announces Big Daddy Kane, DJ Premier And Craig G Joining Host DJ Marley Marl In July

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Legendize announces the upcoming podcast guests for the rest of season 1 featuring Craig G on July 6,  Big Daddy Kane on July 13 followed by DJ Premier on July 20. The podcast discusses the history behind hip-hop’s biggest hits, classic albums and iconic samples, with the legends that made them. Hosted by hip-hop pioneer DJ Marley Marl and co-host DJ Callie Ban, check out previous episodes […]

The Juice Crew’s Marley Marl Launches His ‘Legendize’ Podcast June 1

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Marley Marl, the in-house producer of the legendary Juice Crew, will be launching his own podcast called Legendize, with MC Craig G’s tour DJ Callie Ban as his co-host. Visit for more information DJ Marley Marl and Callie Ban dig into origin stories from hip-hop’s greatest artists and producers in season 1, with guests […]

Today in Hip-Hop History: Kool G. Rap and DJ Polo Dropped Their Debut LP ‘Road To The Riches’ 32 Years Ago

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On this date in 1989, Corona, Queens rap and street legend Kool G. Rap and DJ Polo released their very first album on the quintessential, yet now-defunct Hip-Hop label Cold Chillin’ Records. Visit for more information As esteemed members of the world-famous, Queens-based Juice Crew, G. Rap and Polo dropped this project as one […]