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  1. Pigeon John Helps Our Vets, Sells Pizza Hut and Taco BellRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | LA Weekly

    ... them up. After about a year I made a song called "You Don't Have to Go to High School to Be an MC" off of a Biz Markie loop and when I did that song, it was really me doing a song by myself for the fun of it. That's when I [saw] heads looking up and ...

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  2. Blackstreet, SWV, Tony Toni Tone, Biz Markie, Big Daddy Kane get folks moving at another...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 6 | Alabama Live

    The Old School Summer Fest returned to the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater, this time with legendary R&B and rap performers Blackstreet, SWV, Tony Toni Tone, Biz Markie and Big Daddy Kane on Friday. With some daylight left, BDK hit the stage first and sounded as smooth as ever, creating a perfect tone for another Old School Summer Fest.

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  3. Old School Summer Fest returns to Tuscaloosa Amphitheater tonight; here's what you need to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 5 | Alabama Live

    Blackstreet, SWV, Tony Toni Tone, Biz Markie and Big Daddy Kane will all perform at the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater starting at 7 p.m. on Friday, June 5, 2015. TUSCALOOSA, Alabama -- Here's what you need to know about the second concert in a busy week for the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater .

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  4. Weekend Game Plan: 6 cool things to do in Tuscaloosa including Steve Miller BandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | Alabama Live

    ... most electrifying shows to date. This time fans can catch rap and R&B stars Blackstreet, SWV, Tony Toni Tone, Biz Markie and Big Daddy Kane headlining the event. Steve Miller Band, 38 Special Sunday, June 7, 7 p.m. Tuscaloosa Amphitheater, 2710 Jack ...

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  5. Tuscaloosa Amphitheater 2015: A look ahead to the rest of the seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | Alabama Live

    Friday, June 5 at 7 p.m. The Old School Summer Fest returns to the venue with R&B and rap stars Blackstreet, SWV, Tony Toni Tone, Biz Markie and Big Daddy Kane. Tickets remain available.

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  6. Who Let These Questionable Artists On Kid's Television? Who Let These ...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | VH1

    ... then maybe his performance of "Starfish and Coffee," a song based off a lunch menu, will do the trick. Biz Markie is such a regular on Yo Gabba Gabba! that he has his own routine segment called "Biz's Beat of the Day," where he demonstrates new ...

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  7. The 10 Best Fat Rappers in HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2015 | OC Weekly

    ... lyricist, but the amount of hits he and his crew has put out over the last bunch of years has to be respected. 9. Biz Markie Biz Markie was on the cusp of irrelevance for quite some time. He hadn't had a hit since the '80s, and he was best known to ...

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  8. And the crowd goes wild for Action Bronson at the FillmoreRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2015 | The Washington Post

    ... ," released in March. At Monday's performance - namely on tracks "Brand New Car," Santana's "Evil Ways" and Biz Markie's "Just A Friend" - Bronson sang playfully out of tune. In person and in studio, the rapper sounds best when he's completely ...

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  9. 10 Best Fat Rappers of All TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2015 | Phoenix New Times

    ... lyricist, but the amount of hits he and his crew has put out over the last bunch of years has to be respected. 9. Biz Markie Biz Markie was on the cusp of irrelevance for quite some time. He hadn't had a hit since the '80s, and he was best known to ...

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  10. Can I Kick It?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2015 | LA Weekly

    ... Al Jackson for a stroll down hip-hop's memory lane. In what's described as "Mystery Science Theater meets Biz Markie," Jackson, fellow comic Joe DeRosa and DJ Josh Spoon will provide comic relief while screening old-school videos from the '70s to ...

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  11. A Brief History of Puppets and Hip-HopRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | LA Weekly

    ... a little dated. Masta Ace, "Me and the Biz" (1990) The resourcefulness of golden age hip-hop knew no bounds. Biz Markie couldn't make a video shoot? No worries! Let's just make a Biz Markie puppet and go from there. Masta Ace's use of the Biz puppet ...

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  12. Grand Daddy I.U. is stuck in the golden age in 'P.I.M.P. (Paper Is My Priority)'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... Records artist and Hempstead, New York native rubbed elbows with some of the most major players in hip hop (Biz Markie, Roxanne Shante, Big L, Positive K and others) and released two good LPs in the early 1990s ( Smooth Assassin and Lead Pipe ). His ...

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  13. The Week In Rap: ILoveMakonnen, Transformative FigureRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | Stereogum

    ... of awesome instead. (The new Action Bronson album has some of that, too; both Makonnen and Bronson are from the Biz Markie School of Charismatically Terrible Rap Singing.) When Makonnen does come up with an indelible hook, as with "Tuesday" or "I ...

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  14. Photos: Push it! Salt-N-Pepa kick off '1 OAK Rewind' TuesdaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | The Las Vegas Sun

    ... "Push It." In between performing their own tracks, the ladies initiated Old School sing-alongs to classics from Biz Markie - oh, baby, you, you got what I need - Black Sheep and others. They crowd knew every word from those classic jams and sang ...

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  15. Blurred Lines' verdict blurs artistic linesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | The Star Online

    ... didn't really shift. The only legal game-changer arrived in 1991 when a federal court ruled that rapper Biz Markie's Alone Again stole copyrighted material from Gilbert O'Sullivan's Alone Again (Naturally). The rapper's label was ordered to pull all ...

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  16. 'Blurred Lines' verdict blurs artistic linesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | The Arbiter

    ... didn't really shift. The only legal game-changer arrived in 1991 when a federal court ruled that rapper Biz Markie's "Alone Again" stole copyrighted material from Gilbert O'Sullivan's "Alone Again (Naturally)." The rapper's label was ordered to pull ...

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  17. Blurred Lines ruling a shock, not a game-changerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    ... didn't really shift. The only legal game-changer arrived in 1991 when a federal court ruled that rapper Biz Markie's Alone Again stole copyrighted material from Gilbert O'Sullivan's Alone Again (Naturally). The rapper's label was ordered to pull all ...

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  18. 'Blurred Lines' verdict blurs artistic linesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    ... didn't really shift. The only legal game-changer arrived in 1991 when a federal court ruled that rapper Biz Markie's "Alone Again" stole copyrighted material from Gilbert O'Sullivan's "Alone Again (Naturally)." The rapper's label was ordered to pull ...

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  19. Extra Soul Perception: A Monk Higgins MixRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | Arkansas Times

    ... "One Man Band (Plays All Alone)." It made it on an "Ultimate Breaks and Beats" compilation and was sampled by Biz Markie, Gang Starr, Masta Ace, Big Daddy Kane and The D.O.C. Higgins died in California in 1986, presumably before ever hearing anyone ...

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  20. The (Heart)Breaks: The Week in Local Hip-HopRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | City Paper

    ... lonely, and needed some advice/You called me your brother, that word is cold as ice." The second bridge, a nod to Biz Markie 's "Just a Friend," highlights the problem of dating within social circles. "Same circle loving, a town too small for ...

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