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Biz Markie Honored With Street Named After Him

Legacy Lives On Forever

Biz Markie will always be alive in our hearts, being of his beautiful personality along with his big impact on the hip-hop industry which will never be forgotten.

The “Just A Friend,” rapper who sadly passed away at the age of 57 from complications with diabetes is being honored with a street being named after him.

The street is in Long Island which is Biz Markie’s hometown, this is such a creative way to honor Biz Markie.

The street naming will be at the end of this month on September 25th at 2 pm, the location is behind the 6th district court.

“HONORARY STREET NAMING DEDICATION! In honor of the contributions Biz has achieved as an actor, beatboxer, DJ, and philanthropist, his hometown of Patchogue, Long Island will honor him with the renaming of South Street to Biz Markie Way!”

Emmy’s Honoring Biz Markie

The 73rd Emmy’s was hosted by Cedric The Entertainer, and the night opened in one of the best ways possible.

“Some of y’all thought this celebration would be more subdued, kind of like an Emmy’s light, but that’s not the way this host treats his best friend,” Cedric says.

LL Cool J, Rita Wilson, and Lil Dicky went on stage to sing some of Biz’s verses while the audience sang along.

“TV, you got what I need. But you say he’s just a friend, but you say he’s just a friend,” they all sing.

Biz Markie will never be forgotten, his music and his work will always leave an impact on hip-hop culture.


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