Biz Markie

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Marcel Theo Hall (April 8, 1964 – July 16, 2021), known professionally as Biz Markie, was an American rapper, DJ, and record producer. Markie was best known for his 1989 single "Just a Friend", which became a top 40 hit in several countries. In 2008, "Just a Friend" made No. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Biz Markie has received more than 3,084,479 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Biz Markie is the 2,759th most popular singer (down from 2,444th in 2019), the 13,400th most popular biography from United States and the 776th most popular American Singer.

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  • 3.1M

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  • 47.28

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  • 16

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.56

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.55

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Biz Markie ranks 2,759 out of 3,541Before him are Song Yuqi, María Isabel, Shontelle, Álex Ubago, James Bay, and Desi Slava. After him are Chrissy Amphlett, Eneda Tarifa, Aska Yang, Martina McBride, Patricia Janečková, and Américo.

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Among people born in 1964, Biz Markie ranks 672Before him are Juliet Cuthbert, Kim Jong-song, Desmond Armstrong, Takao Oishi, Jacqueline Moore, and Sergio Escudero. After him are Kenji Komata, Tanya Dangalakova, Tabitha St. Germain, Henk Duut, Pablo Morales, and Catherine Cortez Masto.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Biz Markie ranks 13,400 out of 15,968Before him are Jennifer Ketcham (1983), Frances Bean Cobain (1992), Jay Nixon (1956), Jon Tester (1956), Lou Taylor Pucci (1985), and China Anne McClain (1998). After him are Terry W. Virts (1967), Shawn Hatosy (1975), Nana Smith (1971), Christopher Tin (1976), Terry Hart (1946), and Mark Boal (1973).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Biz Markie ranks 776Before him are TobyMac (1964), Afroman (1974), Inspectah Deck (1970), Lil Nas X (1999), Masta Killa (1969), and Royce da 5'9" (1977). After him are Martina McBride (1966), Malcolm David Kelley (1992), U-God (1970), Trey Songz (1984), Chief Keef (1995), and Daz Dillinger (1973).

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