Hip-hop has lost a legend Mark Anthony Morales better known as Prince Markie Dee, The singer died at the age of 52 years old on Thursday, Feb 18, 2021, the day before his 53rd birthday.
Dee’s death was announced by the SiriusXM station Rock The Bells. He was an American rapper, producer, actor, songwriter, and a famous radio personality. He was a member of the group the Fat Boys, which gained fame during the ‘80s. The first rap group to go Pop was Born Mark Anthony Morales, Mark dee came to prominence as ⅓ of the Fat Boys.
The group starred in a major motion picture in 1987 with “Disorderlies”, Before this they starred in “Krush Groove” which was a pseudo biopic about the life of the mogul Russel Simmons.
They became famous for their eating habits in’84. The group had launched Seven studio albums with four going certified gold. Markie Dee was also the first Hip-hop star of Puerto Rican descent. His album Solo, Free, was a number 1 hit in the “Typical Reasons”.
Later he successfully transitioned to a successful solo act after the disbanding of The Fat boys and also became a producer.
He also wrote and produced tracks for artists like Mary J.Blige, Jennifer Lopez, Mariah Carey, and others like Mark Anthony.
In his early times, he dated Sandy “Pepa” Denton. The prince was also a successful radio personality known for his comedic disposition, hijinks, and positive spirit.
Everyone offers deep condolences to the family, friends, and fans.