Biz Markie, Best Known For Hit "Just A Friend," Dead At 57

Legendary rapper Biz Markie, best known for his hit single, “Just A Friend,” died Friday night at the age of 57 years old, a representative for his family announced. Markie was battling diabetes at the end of his life.

His wife, Tara Hall, reportedly held his hands as he passed in a Baltimore hospital around 6:25 PM, Friday night.