Iconic Entertainer Biz Markie Has Passed Away At Age 57

Roommates, we are saddened to report that legendary entertainer Biz Markie has passed away at age 57 from long-term diabetes complications. According to TMZ, who reportedly spoke with a family source, Biz passed on Friday night at around 6:25 p.m. at a Baltimore hospital. The media source also shared that Biz had been fighting complications with Type II diabetes for “more than a year.”

TMZ reports that his wife Tara Hall was by his side during his last breath, along with nursing staff who told his family “how strong he was through his fight.” Let’s send his family, friends and fans around the globe our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

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