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  1. TLC, Blackstreet reach 'Way Back' with I Love the 90's nostalgia tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 23 | The Arizona Republic

    ... R&B was ceded to gansta rap, and even hip-hop was having growing pains with sampling lawsuits, as exemplified by Biz Markie, who lost a landmark case because he hadn't cleared his pilfering of "Alone Again (Naturally)" with Gilbert O'Sullivan first. ...


  2. The 13 Best Concerts in Phoenix This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | Phoenix New Times

    ... hits Talking Stick Resort Arena on Saturday and includes performances by TLC, Blackstreet, All-4-One, Rob Base, Biz Markie, and C+C Music Factory. If you're more into cowboy sounds, however, you might consider attending the "Soul2Show" show ...


  3. Nas played BK Steel with Young M.A, Dave East & DJ Biz MarkieRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | Brooklynvegan

    ... create, "OOOUUU" hitmaker Young M.A and Dave East (who's signed to Nas' Mass Appeal Records). As an added bonus, Biz Markie DJed (and Nas saluted him on stage - "he's an inspiration to me, man"). Pictures of the show - including shots of breakdance ...


  4. What's going on Wednesday?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | Brooklynvegan

    Nas, Young M.A, Dave East, Biz Markie @ Brooklyn Steel Nas is staying busy this year, with an upcoming tour with Lauryn Hill and an appearance at NYC festival The Meadows. Before all that, he plays a free show at Brooklyn Steel, a much smaller location than his other upcoming appearances in the area.


  5. It Took the Avalanches 16 Years to Finish Their Second Album. So What Now?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | Willamette Week

    ... with live instrumentation and contributions from an eclectic group of guests, including rappers Danny Brown, Biz Markie and Camp Lo, Jonathan Donahue of Mercury Rev, and David Berman of Silver Jews. (Berman also ended a long artistic silence by ...


  6. Twitter Tells Nick Cannon His Rap Career Isn't Going To HappenRead the original story

    Jun 25, 2017 | Refinery 29

    ... starting with his self-titled 2003 album, which included features from the likes of Mary J. Blige, R. Kelly, and Biz Markie. Despite all of that A-list help, Nick Cannon didn't exactly have the staying power we assume Cannon was hoping for. And ...


  7. TLC Brushes Off 'Haters' in New Music Video - WatchRead the original story

    Jun 21, 2017 | ETonline

    ... next headline the I Love The '90s - The Party Continues Tour with Sugar Ray's Mark McGrath, Naughty By Nature, Biz Markie, Montell Jordan, and others. The tour runs from July 7 to Sept. 16. "Gwen Stefani did real good on the rap!" Chilli marveled to ...


  8. Pandora To Host 'Sounds Like You: NYC' Free Concert With Nas, Young M.A & Dave EastRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 |

    ... Dave East, whose weekly station adds are largely from fans in New York City, and New York's own legendary Biz Markie. The popularity of these artists and their music on Pandora is a true testament to the power of Hip Hop." The streamable playlist ...


  9. El-P, Danny Brown, Biz Markie, Lil Wayne, Flying Lotus, more pay tribute to ProdigyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | Brooklynvegan

    Prodigy of Mobb Deep sadly passed away this morning at age 42. Tons of musicians have paid tribute to the lost legend, including El-P, Danny Brown, Biz Markie, Lil Wayne, A$AP Rocky, A$AP Ferg, Flying Lotus, Talib Kweli, Pro Era, Vince Staples, Questlove, Q-Tip, Aesop Rock, and DJ Premier. Head below for those tributes and many others.


  10. Couple announce their break-up with a viral rap videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | BBC News

    ... Jeremy but credited to "Blaremy" tells the story of their relationship over the hip hop beats of Just A Friend by Biz Markie. It reveals how the pair met in a business fraternity (which they were later dropped from) and bought a house when Jeremy ...


  11. Gay couple announce their break up in 'Just a Friend' parodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | Washington Blade

    Jeremy Wetmore Spann and Blake Larson announced they are ending their relationship of seven years with a rap song to the tune of Biz Markie's "Just a Friend." The couple chronicles their love story from meeting as fraternity brothers at Arizona State to buying their first house together.


  12. This gay couple announced their breakup by making a rap video, anda just no.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | Queerty

    ... they're drifting apart - thank baby Jesus - because they have different priorities in life. Set to the tune of Biz Markie's deliberately aggravating "Just A Friend" from 1989, the song's lyrical vision includes such couplets as "You wanna travel the ...


  13. Legend Biz Markie returns to Raleigh FridayRead the original story

    Jun 12, 2017 |

    Rap/Hip Hop Biz Markie, the clown prince of rap, is responsible for such old school hits as 'Just A Friend' and 'Nobody Beats the Biz.'


  14. SuperJam keeps the night young with Jon Batiste, Chance the RapperRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2017 | The Sidelines

    ... early hours of Sunday morning. The already enlivened crowd surrounded the stage and began to lead a rendition of Biz Markie's "Just a Friend" before the performers took the stage. Once the 2017 SuperJam, titled "The Soul Shakedown" began, New ...


  15. Drake Wins Sampling Case Over Fair Use, Music Licensing Still A MessRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2017 | Hypebot

    ... ruling regarding sampling was Grand Upright Music v. Warner Bros. from 1991 in which Gilbert O'Sullivan sued Biz Markie for making what was effectively a hip hop parody of his one big hit. The judge in that case -- Kevin Duffy -- never seemed to ...


  16. Kool G Rap on the Highly Technical Rap Style That Influenced GenerationsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | RollingStone

    Queens rhyme-stacker Kool G Rap has never been in the Top 40 - unless you count the boisterous two syllables of "Poison" sampled on the Bell Biv DeVoe New Jack Swing classic - but his rap style has an influence greater than any metric could show. Coming up with the Queens-based Juice Crew collective in the late Eighties alongside artists like Biz Markie, Roxanne ShantA and Big Daddy Kane, G Rap was a technical stylist who practically solidified the toolbox of modern-day "lyrical" MCs: internal rhymes, repeating syllables and effortless cool.


  17. 5 newcomers to watch at Soundset 2017, including Denzel Curry and Lil Uzi VertRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | Star Tribune

    ... gold-status album sales (but not another hit single) with his October debut, "Dig Baby D.R.A.M." His warbling, Biz Markie-like voice adds to the novelty value, but it's clear he's also a seriously gifted rhymer with clever if sometimes kooky ideas. ...


  18. Lucky Charms Gives Away 10,000 Marshmallow-Only BoxesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2017 | MSNBC

    ... did a social media promo where 10 fans get one of the cereal-free boxes. The quirky effort was fronted by rapper Biz Markie singing a branded parody version of one of his hit 1989 song, "Just a Friend" in a trippy and off-kilter video. At the end he ...


  19. Snoop Dogg joins ... Linkin Park?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2017 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... KeyArena Oct. 14. You think they draw the same type of ... more I Love the '90s Tour with TLC, Montell Jordan, Biz Markie, Mark McGrath, Naughty by Nature and more: July 7, Xfinity Arena in Everett I Love the '90s Tour with TLC, Montell Jordan, Biz ...


  20. Vanilla Ice, Salt-N-Pepa, Naughty By Nature Headline '90s Rap CruiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2017 | Stereogum

    You know what's even more amusing than has-been package concert tours? Has-been package concert cruises! One of the former entities, the I Love the '90s Tour, has arranged one of the latter, a new throwback rap and R&B boat party called Ship-Hop. Vanilla Ice, Salt-N-Pepa, and Naughty By Nature will headline, with the rest of the bill comprising '90s mainstays Coolio, Kid 'N Play, Blackstreet, All-4-One, Sisqo, Color Me Badd, Tone Loc, Biz Markie, Rob Base, Young MC, DJ Kool, and C+C Music Factory.