According to updated reports, Biz Markie is still alive and in hospice care. He suffered a tragic stroke and suffered severe brain damage as a result of diabetes complications. His family confirmed the news in a statement.
"The news of Biz Markie’s passing is not true. Biz is still under medical care, surrounded by professionals who are working hard to provide the best health care possible. Biz’s wife and family are touched by the outpouring of love and admiration from his friends, peers and fans alike. At this time, we ask for your continued thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.”
Our prayers are with Biz and his family during this critical time. Read more HERE