Fast forward to TODAY.see them (for example) dressed in an Italian cut business suit, driving an S-Class Mercedes, looking fine and looking like their pockets run REAL DEEP (has a lot of money). Initially doctors thought female hysteria could be "caught" like a cold, thus quarantining women after they had it (which is exactly opposite of what they needed, read "The Yellow Wallpaper", written 1899) Common "medical prescription" for hysteria was to use a [can I say the word on here?
Once you see how they appear to have it going on now, did you ever try to make a move where you tried to see if the person was still willing go out with you, do business with you now that they see your business blow up (become very popular), etc..etc? Yeah, there were the two nerds who wanted to date me in high school. She'd have been happy if I'd married either one of them. female object of self pleasure shaped like a certain vegetable] to "get rid" of the "toxic vapors" causing the syndrome.
His debut album, Goin' Off, also set the humorous tone that is clearly evident in "Just a Friend." Its that humor which makes any Biz Markie performance more of a party than a traditional rap show because he incorporates not only his rapping, but also his DJing and comedic antics. After the success of his first album, Biz Markie released his second project, , which was unsuccessful in terms of sales, but which would turn out to bring about one of the most important lawsuits in hip-hop history, one which elevated the genre to national prominence.
The '80s were the greatest because they were so pure. I remember I'd go with my friends to a record shop and we’d each buy a cassette in the rap section because there were only a handful. Right, but you also had one of the biggest breakthrough songs of that era with "Just A Friend." You were doing it for the art and then after '89 you actually did get paid, how did that change your life? Just the pure excitement and they are so unselfconscious.
It didn't really change my life, I still was doing the same thing. Same with Will Smith, I guess, when he came out after you. Christian [Jacobs] and Scott [Schultz] wanted me to "Dancey Dance Time" but I was lazy and I didn't feel like doing "Dancey Dance" so I made up "Biz's Beat of the Day" on the spot. They're not doing stuff 'cause it’s cool, they're just doing something 'cause they like it. I've always been so impressed with the type of artists that they bring on the show. Wayne [Coyne] is super-duper creative and he's just a fun guy. I got a tour for the 25th anniversary of "Just A Friend."What's your kind of opinion on the state of hip-hop today compared to when you started out? Part of the reason why I think Drake is so successful is because people they were so hungry for something new. He's a lyrical genius and he’s got rhyme styles I like. Any other modern rappers that you are a big fan of?
I gotta say I'm particularly excited about this interview because when I was in elementary school I had your first album "Going Off" on cassette. Yeah, but the thing with us back then was we were so hungry and wanted to get on that you heard the purest thing.
That was '88, and you were even doing stuff before that, so what was the hip-hop scene like back then? I'm not saying that people don't want to get on now, but we were doing it for the art more than trying to get paid. What's your favourite thing about working with kids?
The familiarity of the song's topic helped to catapult it to the No.
9 spot on Billboard's charts, and despite an illustrious DJ and producing career, it's safe to say that Biz Markie will forever be known for helping us sort through the pain of unrequited love.Although being his biggest hit to date, the song doesn't feature the skill for which Biz Markie is notoriously recognizable; it was his masterful ability as a beatboxer that first brought him to national attention."Make the Music With Your Mouth, Biz" is a song with a beat constructed entirely through Biz Markie's vocal chords, tongue, and lips. Coming to Toronto to close out the annual Unity Festival at Yonge-Dundas Square, Biz Markie spoke to us about the 25th anniversary of "Just a Friend," revealing what famed singer was supposed to do the hook, as well as discussing Drake, Flaming Lips and his new career as a children's entertainer. The incident impacted his career, and aside from regular guest spots on Beastie Boys records (and, oddly, the Rolling Stones' song "Anybody Seen My Baby? But he's made a comeback in recent years, teaching kids to beatbox on greatest-kids-show-ever "Yo Gabba Gabba." He also DJs their live show tours and has appeared every where from "Spongebob" and "Adventure Time" to "Celebrity Fit Club" and Jimmy Fallon.As a young kid I was obviously a big fan of your song "Picking Boogers." Not a lot of people were doing humorous hip-hop at the time. I just wanted to be different, I didn't wanna sound like anybody else. Yeah, but it's like, me and Will came out kinda at the same time. The other reason why I was excited to talk to you was because I have a four-year old who is obsessed with "Yo Gabba Gabba! That was in the pilot, and the response was overwhelming and the rest is history. When you’re bringing on acts like The Flaming Lips. There's not enough people being daring and different.