Lecture 10Biz MarkieBiz Markie was wearing clothes that rappers are wearing now (baggy pantsRealest hip hop and DJ that they’ve ever seenBiz was a funny guy- he added a comedic element to hip hop (juvenile humour) and he was very entertainingBiz Markie wasn’t fat, he was big (a weight issue)oDifference between him and Fat Boys is that Biz is a real b-boy because he didn’t allow himself to be exploited because of his weightoBiz Markie didn’t ever sacrifice is street credibilityNickname is “The Diabolical”oMeans that they are evil and almost called the devilBiz is an amazing singer (he set the trend)Marcell HalloFrom New YorkoBegan rapping in Manhattan night clubs (Fun house and the Roxie)Not the first human beat box, he was inspired by Doug E. Fresh, and he taught himself to beatboxBiz Markie was in 8thgrade and he was doing beatbox in his room with weird facial expressions, and his Mom thought he had to go see a shrink because she thought he was crazy1985, Biz met Marley MarloMarley Marl needed a band (had no drum machine, no DJ, and no band), which iswhy Biz was so appealing because he was the human beatboxoPlus Biz can rap and singoBegan to beatbox for MC Shan and Roxanne ShanteoAnd then he came to Toronto
1988, Biz had completed his first set of demos for Marley Marl and then he was signed tothe Cold Chillin’ record labelMake the Music with Your MouthoBiz made all the sounds in this song Big Daddy Kane wrote most of Biz’s lyricsoCo-wrote Nobody Beats the Biz (Third Album called I Need a Haircut released from Warner Brothers- Cold Chillin’)
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Music, Hip hop music, Slick Rick, Biz Markie, Doug E. Fresh