Born Marcel Theo Hall April 8th 1964. His stage name, "Biz Markie". Best known for his mega hit "Just a friend" released in 1989. Hard to believe he is almost the 50. At 49 the Biz has put on many different acts as well as many different hats like Dj, Singer, beatboxer, reality television star, and commercial spokes person. With so many different talents you might need a friend like Biz.