Rapper Biz Markie passed away in a Baltimore hospital on Friday, July 16, 2021. The beloved rapper’s cause of death is confirmed only as a series of diabetic complications. According to family sources, his wife, Tara Hall, was bedside holding his hand when he died.
The “Just A Friend” creator born Marcel Theo Hall played a major role in the mainstreaming of rap, and is mourned by music icons and fans around the world including posts from Questlove, Kirk Franklin, E-40 and more.
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