Biz Markie, 'Just A Friend' Rapper And Hip-Hop Icon, Dead At 57

The DJ and entertainer was a mainstay of 'funky and unpredictable' music and numerous TV and film appearances

The Avalanches Snagged Some Amazing Guest Artists For Their First Album In 16 Years

The turntablist trio is back with a vengeance.

'SNL' Star Andy Samberg Recruits T-Pain, Justin Timberlake, Norah Jones For New Album

'Ji-- in My Pants' will be first single from Lonely Island's Incredibad.

Big Daddy Kane Dreams of Battling Rakim And KRS-One, Celebrates 20th Anniversary

'It's a celebration that means a lot to me,' MC says of star-studded show.

Marley Marl Says Juice Crew Biopic Will Be Filmed This Year

But he shoots down David Banner and Cuba Gooding Jr. casting rumors, saying the 'Vapors' roster hasn't been solidified yet.

Biz Markie, Q-Tip, Clintons On Hand At John Kerry's Young Dems Party

Star Jones emcees event in D.C. that raises $250,000 for Kerry campaign.

For The Record: Quick News On Britney Spears, Green Day, Nick Carter, Marc Anthony, Biz Markie & More

For The Record: Quick News On DMX, Janet Jackson, Missy Elliott, Backstreet Boys, Usher, Biz Markie & More

Masta Ace Wants Hip-Hop Fans To Eat Their Veggies Too

Rapper hopes to bring message to the masses that there's more to life than ice, rims.

Crystal Method, De La Soul Sign On For Expanded Cyberfest

Electronic music festival books shows in Houston, Miami.

'Schoolhouse Rock' Creator Dies

Thomas G. Yohe, 63, came up with idea for animated series that blended educational messages with pop.

Hip-Hop Beat: Biz Markie, Kool G Rap, Xzibit ...

Greatest-hits sets due from old-school rappers; Xzibit to tour with Eminem, Limp Bizkit, Papa Roach.

Biz Markie

Chris Rock's "Issues" Include Prince Paul, Biz Markie, Ice Cube, O.D.B.

Biz Markie Weighs Wrestling Options; Covers Elton John, Teddy Pendergrass

Canibus, Biz Markie, Ice Cube Tackle Rotten Jobs

Buddha Monk To "Spark" Enlightenment On New Album

The Roots' Rahzel Goes Solo, May Team With Beasties, Wyclef, De La Soul

Biz Markie Goes Avant Garde With Don Byron

Biz Markie Nabbed For License Troubles