L'ART Magazine

L'ART Magazine

Throwback Thursday: Biz Markie

Throwback Thursday: Biz Markie

April 10, 2014 | Daniella & Letisha Jones-Ellis

This week marked the 50th birthday for US rapper, Biz Markie and doesn’t he have a lot to be thankful for? He is best known for his hit ‘Just A Friend’ back in 1989 and it has since made its way onto the list of 100 greatest hip-hop songs of all time.

Markie is also known for his work as a beatboxer, DJ, comedian, singer, commercial spokesperson and a reality TV personality; talk about being a versatile artist!

Here he is with his long-standing hit ‘Just A Friend’.



Photo Credit: Village Voice