Who is Prince Markie Dee? Prince Markie Dee Bio/Wiki
An American rapper, songwriter, artist, and radio figure of Puerto Rican descent, Mark Anthony Morales was best known by the stage name Prince Markie Dee. He was born on February 19, 1968, in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, U.S.
Morales was a member of a pioneering rap group named the Fat Boys, which gained fame during the 1980s. Morales was the vice president of the music collective Uncle Louie.
It was reported on February 18, 2021, that Morales had died at the age of 52, one day short of his 53rd birthday.
RIP to Rapper, Songwriter & Producer Prince Markie Dee, 1/3 of the legendary group The Fat Boys. 🙏🏾 pic.twitter.com/2bDi06KgS8
— Old Head Energy (@Cheamane) February 18, 2021
He was 52 years old.
In the feature films Krush Groove and Disorderlies, Morales’s achievements with the Fat Boys include featuring. Morales went on to a fruitful solo career after The Fat Boys. He signed with Columbia Records and released a solo album, Free, “Typical Reasons (Swing My Way)” which spawned a #1 hit single. Morales wrote and recorded tracks for such artists as Mary J. after joining Cory Rooney to form a production company, Soul Convention.
Blige, Jennifer Lopez, Craig Mack, Mariah Carey, and Marc Anthony. At 103.5 The Beat WMIB radio in Miami, Florida, Morales worked as the afternoon drive radio host/DJ from 2008 to 2010. Since then, he has been working for WEDR 99.1 FM.
The news of his death was confirmed by Dee’s longtime pal, Louis Gregory, and SiriusXM’s Rock the Bells station (where he had a regular program).
It did not disclose the cause of death.
The Rock The Bells family is heartbroken to learn of the passing of Mark “Prince Markie Dee” Morales earlier today. That voice and his presence can never be replaced. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his loved ones. 🙏🏾🕊 pic.twitter.com/Tn6wSJ6soq
— Rock The Bells (@RockTheBells) February 18, 2021
At the moment, information about the death of Morales is scarce, but many people have taken to social media to pay tribute to the late emcee.
— Mad Skillz (@SkillzVa) February 18, 2021
RIP to Prince Markie Dee 🙏🕊 pic.twitter.com/ndSLrX1eNb
— XXL Magazine (@XXL) February 19, 2021
Wowwwwwww it has been brought to our attention that the legend Prince Markie Dee from the Fat Boys has passed away 😢
May you forever Rest In Peace 🙏🏾🌹
(Do not know the specifics)
We need to make this museum happen so we can preserve stories like Prince for years to come 💯 pic.twitter.com/DXeb3KN2Uh
— Universal Hip Hop Museum (@uhhmuseum) February 18, 2021
— Kesha Monk (@KeshaMonk) February 18, 2021