Rakim & Biz Markie – Wyndance (Prod. DJ Rob Swift)

Wednesday, September 5th, 2012

Gudtyme, who brought us that ill Nas and Akinyele recording from ’91 is back with another great piece of history. This time him and DJ Rob Swift beefed up this low quality recording of Rakim and Biz performing at Wyandanch High School in Long Island back in 1985.

This will appear on Gudtyme’s upcoming Lunchroom Battles compilation, hit the jump to check out the tracklist.

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Video: Rhymefest vs. Biz Markie (VERSES)

Thursday, June 24th, 2010

Directed by Court Dunn, presented by 2dopeboyz.

Previously: Rhymefest – Prosperity (Video)

Video: Behind the Scenes w/ Jay Electronica in New Orleans

Saturday, November 14th, 2009

FilterTV caught up with Jay after he performed at the Howlin’ Wolf:

Jay Electronica was recently back in New Orleans performing for the VooDoo Experience Kick-Off Party, also featuring Biz Markie, The Knux, and DJ Soul Sister.

VTech and Filter TV bring you this impromptu interview w/ Jay Electronica walking thru the streets of New Orleans alongside Alchemist, Mr. Porter and DJ TJ the King.

Jay Electronica: “the white man is the devil and he will tell a lie on you… I’m just joking… well kindasorta.

Previously: Footage of Jay Electronica @ Santos (11/3/09) (Video)

The Juice Crew (Big Daddy Kane, MC Shan, Craig G, Roxanne Shante, Biz Markie, TJ Swan & Marley Marl) – Mr. Magic Tribute

Wednesday, October 28th, 2009


The legendary Juice Crew reunites to pay tribute to the architect of rap radio. Where’s G Rap at?

The Juice Crew (Big Daddy Kane, MC Shan, Craig G, Roxanne Shante, Biz Markie, TJ Swan & Marley Marl – Mr. Magic Tribute

Props to DJ Premier and Dan Green

Photo credit: Joe Conzo via NYT

Video: Nas x Ludacris x Wale x Biz Markie x D-Nice x Estelle @ Heineken Red Star Soul Series

Saturday, October 17th, 2009

I’ll let Mikey tell it:

Heineken’s Red Star Soul concert series hit New York City last night with performances from Ludacris, Estelle,Wale, Biz Markie and D-Nice. Despite the horrible sound system and awkward hosting by Godfrey, the Holland based beer company managed to pull together an entertaning musical showcase. But the saving grace was Nasir Jones who strolled on stage just as the crowd seemed to getting the beer munchies.(1:40) Nas restored the Friday night energy as he joined Ludacris for his verse on “Do It For Hip Hop”, and rocked a few classics for the hometown crowd. Chalk another one up for the Empire State.

Wale, Biz, D-Nice, Estelle and more Gnozir footage after the jump.

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Video: The Making of the Heineken/Biz Markie Ad

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009

Some behind the scenes footage from the making of that Heineken “Let A Stranger Drive You Home” ad with the 4 drunks and the cab driver singing Biz’s “Just A Friend”. I never noticed that Biz actually did a customized remake of the song for the ad, I just assumed it was the original playing. Watch the finished product after the jump.

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Stan Ipcus – The Good Old Days + Letter to ?uest

Thursday, June 25th, 2009


Fresh off his appearance on at the Juan Epstein live show, Stan goes in over Biz Markie’s “What Comes Around Goes Around” beat.

Stan Ipcus – The Good Old Days

Bonus: Stan Ipcus – Letter to ?uest [WestCheddar]

Which tells the story of when I got pulled on stage to rap with The Roots back in 1996 at The Knitting Factory…an early highlight from my hip hop history…

Previously: Stan Ipcus – IP’s Nice (Admit It)

Video: Just Hanging With Biz (D-Nice TV)

Thursday, May 28th, 2009

I had to opportunity to DJ with Biz at the White House Correspondents Dinner After Party. This is Biz just having some fun during our sound check. Hopefully we can shoot his True Hip-Hop Story soon!

Spotted at Grandgood.

Previously: D-Nice Presents True Hip-Hop Stories: Special Ed (Video)

Video: Biz Markie Interview w/ KarmaloopTV

Thursday, March 19th, 2009

Chelsea speaks to the legend while out at Magic in Las Vegas.