Biz Markie

Born Marcel Hall, April 8, 1964, in New York, NY. Worked as DJ in New York City-area clubs, c. 1980s; recorded single “Def Fresh Crew,” Pop Art, 1985; signed with Prism label, 1986, and released EP Make the Music; released first album, Biz Markie Goin’ Off, Cold Chillin’/Warner Bros., 1988; formed Biz Markie Productions, c. […]