Rapper Biz Markie is currently hospitalised with type II diabetes complications.
The New Jersey rapper, known best for his 1989 track 'Just A Friend', has been in hospital in Maryland for "several weeks", as TMZ reports.
A rep for Biz Markie said: "He is receiving the best care from an amazing team of medical professionals and we remain positive about the outcome."
Missy Elliot, Juicy J, Chuck D and Kutmah are among those wishing the rapper well. See their tweets below.
Get better @BizMarkie everybody send a happy GET WELL RT to THE BIZ .....always been a very nice man. A @hiphopgods UHHM and King Of Content Presents The Untold Story of Biz Markie https://t.co/b3gS4albNz via @YouTube— Chuck D (@MrChuckD) July 26, 2020
Watch the video for Biz Markie's 'Just A Friend' below.
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