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Biz Markie

Biz Markie

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Cold Chillin' Records: Licensed To Chill

Report and Interview by Paolo Hewitt, John McCready, New Musical Express, 12 March 1988

Cold Chillin' Records was started in 1986 by Tyrone Williams. As manager of Marley Marl — a 23 year old producer, writer, arranger, and renowned New ...

Cold Chillin' Records: The Big Chill

Interview by Caroline Sullivan, Melody Maker, 16 April 1988

COLD CHILLIN' HAVE COMPILED A ROSTER TO CHALLENGE DEF JAM'S HIP HOP SUPREMACY. CAROLINE SULLIVAN MEETS A TRIO ON THE WAY TO THE TOP ...

Indie Labels: Players With the Rap Attack Making the Most Impact — and It's Not Just for the Money

Report by Vernon Gibbs, Billboard, 18 June 1988

INDEPENDENT LABELS have always been critical to the exposure of new black music. In the '50s, labels like Specialty and Chess gave pioneers like Little ...

Indie Labels: Players With the Rap Attack Making the Most Impact — and It's Not Just for the Money

Report by Vernon Gibbs, Billboard, 18 June 1988

INDEPENDENT LABELS have always been critical to the exposure of new black music. In the '50s, labels like Specialty and Chess gave pioneers like Little ...

Hip-Hop Legend Biz Markie Dies At 57

Obituary by Ben Merlis, uDiscoverMusic, 17 July 2021

Known as "The Clown Prince of Hip-Hop", Biz Markie's larger-than-life persona was equally matched by his musical brilliance. ...

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