I’m looking for my answering machine tapes right now…
Plaese find those and post MP3s!
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Yo is it true he has a whole seperate house for all his collectilbles & records?
I remember hearing somewhere he as a fucking room full of Barbie’s???
Dude is one of a kind.
Yeah at the end of that ego trip book right?
He names a few lunchboxes he owns on that list that I’m almost 100 percent sure don’t exist but hey its the emma the emme the A so who cares haha.
Great threat, drop some more anecdotes please!
From Bismarck to Biz Markie
Power Kingdom Expatriate
My lame Biz story: I only met Biz once in 98, when he was emceeing a comedy night in Poughkeepsie at an Irish bar that usually has shit hosted by DJs from the local classic rock stations. A buddy of mine worked as a bartender there, and he called my house to tell me the Biz was there shooting pool. My first thoughts was “WTF is the Biz doing there, usually it’s ‘win 2 tickets to see Skynryd’ karaoke night at that place”. At any rate, I show up at the bar and there he is. I drunkenly stumble up to him and shake his hand, but I got the vibe that he thought I was some yokel who only knew him from “Just a Friend”.
Another live story: He was scheduled to play the Tibetan Freedom concert at Randall’s Island in 97. He was running late, and ended up going on last after BDP. He rolled up onstage wearing a dashiki and an afro wig, holding a blow up guitar, and then proceeded to do a vocal redition of Hendrix’s take on “The Star Spangled Banner”.
when Paul Nice jumps in on this thread it will be REALLY funny!
Not a great story, but it’s mine:
Biz played a gig with a friend and I, and he had no headphones so he borrowed my friend’s. Well if you’ve ever met Biz in real life you know just how gigantic dude’s head is, anyway long story short he put the headphones on his big head and they snapped. These were good headphones too. He just kept playing with half of the headphones dangling over his shoulder, and never apologized! My friend was happy just to let Biz use them, so he didn’t mind. Biz is a big dude, can’t believe his huge cranium snapped those headphones.
How long till biz starts posting on soulstrut?
THat would be the illest thing ever.
Will never happen. Last I heard he has never been on the internet.
man, thats so cool. Almost better that way.
Not that hard to believe. If I had a 2nd house for records and people were flying me all over to the best gigs so someone could supply me DJ equipment while I scarff a tub of McNuggets, I wouldn’t be on the internet either.
Biz Markie defines Real World Moves!!!