Founding Member of Fat Boys, Prince Markie Dee, Dies during 52

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One of a first members of Fat Boys, Prince Markie Dee, has died during age of 52. According to Rock a Bells — a SiriusXM hire — has reliable a rapper died on Feb. 18, 2021, in Miami, Florida. His means of genocide has not been disclosed during this time.

Dee was innate with a name Mark Anthony Morales on Feb. 19, 1968, in New York City, New York. In a midst to late 1980s, a Fat Boys were among hip-hop’s obvious groups. In 1987, their manuscript “Crushin” went platinum. This manuscript featured a strain with a Beach Boys.

That same year Dee and The Fat Boys starred in a full-length comedy called “Disorderlies.” The Fat Boys were creatively famous as a Disco 3. In 1984, they expelled their self-titled manuscript “The Fat Boys.”

DeeMany artists would impute to Dee’s organisation in their music. Artists like Boogie Down Productions and Redman. Some of The Fat Boys’ songs are “Can You Feel It?,” “Human Beat Box,” and “Are You Ready for Freddy.”

Later on in his career, Dee became a producer. He worked with many groups and artists via his career. Some of those people are Destiny’s Child, Mary J. Blige, and Jennifer Lopez. More recently he was a radio Dj horde on a Sirius XM show.

Many people took to amicable media to post a reverence to a late rapper. One of those people was Marshall Mathers — a.k.a. Eminem — who tweeted, “So unhappy 2 hear of a mythological @PrinceMarkieDee of a Fat Boys’ passing. One of my childhood idols favorite mc’s of all time. Left us approach 2 soon. He will truly be missed.”

He is survived by his family and friends. His many fans will also skip a rapper and DJ host. May he rest in peace.

Written by Sheena Robertson

Sources:

IMDb: Mark Morales

The New York Times: Prince Markie Dee, Founding Member of Rap Trio Fat Boys, Dies during 52; by Jon Caramanica and Michael Levenson

IMDb: The Fat Boys

CBS2: Brooklyn Rapper Prince Markie Dee, Of ‘The Fat Boys’ Fame, Dies

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