The death of beloved Hip-Hop "Clown Prince" Biz Markie has left so many in mourning. The man born Marcel Hall became one of the game's most unique personalities and was a fixture in Hip-Hop for decades. From his hilarious hit songs to his acclaimed DJing and legendary beatboxing, Biz has left a legacy that won't ever be erased or duplicated.
As news of his death spread, so many shared stories of how Biz Markie impacted their lives. Check out what luminaries like Questlove, Ceelo Green and Ice-T had to say about their fallen friend and peer.
* HEADER CREDIT: Hip-Hop stars LL COOL J and Biz Markie pose at a photoshoot. (Photo by Claudine Joseph)