American Rapper, Biz Markie Passes On

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American Rapper, Biz Markie, 57 is reportedly dead.

According to his representative,  Jenni Izumi, the New York rapper, beatboxer, and producer died peacefully Friday evening, July 16, with his wife by his side. 

“We are grateful for the many calls and prayers of support that we have received during this difficult time,” Izumi said in a statement. “Biz created a legacy of artistry that will forever be celebrated by his industry peers and his beloved fans whose lives he was able to touch through music, spanning over 35 years. He leaves behind a wife, many family members and close friends who will miss his vibrant personality, constant jokes and frequent banter.”

“Biz created a legacy of artistry that will forever be celebrated by his industry peers and his beloved fans whose lives he was able to touch through music, spanning over 35 years,” Izumi added. “He leaves behind a wife, many family members and close friends who will miss his vibrant personality, constant jokes and frequent banter. We respectfully request privacy for his family as they mourn their loved one.”

Although the cause of his death is not revealed, the rapper had struggled in recent years with health issues related to his decade-long battle with Type 2 diabetes.

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