Rapper Biz Markie dead at 57

Biz Markie, a rapper best known for his hit "Just a Friend," has died at the age of 57. The news was confirmed to Fox News by his rep, Jenni Izumi. "It is with profound sadness that we announce, this evening, with his wife Tara by his side, Hip Hop pioneer Biz Markie peacefully passed away," she said in a statement. "We are grateful for the many calls and prayers of support that we have received during this difficult time."

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