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Condolences: Biz Markie (Marcel Theo Hall) (April 8, 1964 – July 16, 2021) #bizmarkie

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , on July 22, 2021 by Brother Perspective Magazine

Marcel Theo Hall (April 8, 1964 – July 16, 2021), known professionally as Biz Markie, was an American rapper, singer-songwriter, DJ, and record producer.

“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.”

Marcel Theo Hall, known professionally as Biz Markie, was an American rapper, singer-songwriter, DJ, and record producer. Markie was best known for his 1989 single “Just a Friend”, which became a top 40 hit in several countries.

In Memory of: Paul Mooney (August 4, 1941 – May 19, 2021) #PaulMooney #comedian #legend

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , on May 20, 2021 by Brother Perspective Magazine
UNSPECIFIED – CIRCA 1970: Photo of Paul Mooney Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images

“No wonder circus animals do what they do: They tortured them. And you know the only ones they can’t control? It’s the chimpanzees. You can’t control them. That’s why you never see a gorilla in a movie, because the gorilla may decide there’ll be no filming.”
— Paul Mooney

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