Biz Markie, hip-hop pioneer, is dead at 57

Biz Markie, hip-hop pioneer, is dead at 57
Matthew Allen
July 16, 2021, 8:00 pm
The rapper/DJ had reportedly been in failing health due to diabetes since April 2020.
Biz Markie, the jovial rapper, DJ and beatboxer dubbed as the “Clown Prince of Hip-Hop,” has died at age 57. A family source confirmed the news to TMZ.
Biz had been hospitalized due to complications of diabetes since July 2020, as previously reported by theGrio. It was reported by theGrio later that he had gone into a diabetic coma in December and suffered a stroke.

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Source: Yahoo