Does Prince Markie Dee’s Cause of Death Relate to Past Disease?
The Fat Boys hip-hop star Prince Markie Dee’s cause of death is released. It is said that his death is from congestive heart failure at the age of 52 on Thursday, Feb. 18.
Prince Markie Dee, whose real name is Mark Anthony Morales, became prominent as 1/3 of the Fat Boys, one of the first rap groups to go pop.
He also worked as a radio host and DJ for Rock The Bells. Rock The Bells’ official page tweeted their condolences: “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.”
Prince Markie Dee started a solo career and signed with Columbia Records after split from The Fat Boys. He released his debut album Free in 1992, which produced the No. 1 hit single, “Typical Reasons (Swing My Way).”
The New York native hip-hop star worked as a radio host for 103.5 The Beat WMIB radio from 2008-2010 in Miami. Morales also hosted a radio show on SiriusXM’s Rock The Bells, which was organized by LL Cool J.
Prince Markie Dee Died After a Heart Failure
The rapper would have celebrated his 53rd birthday one day later, on Feb. 19, but a sudden heart issue caught his life.
Following the tragic news, several fans and supporters reacted and paid tribute and stated their condolences on social media websites.
The Fat Boys group were touring Europe because the Disco 3 in their mid-teens became rap stars. However, they soon changed it in ’84 as they became known for his or her eating habits.
Backed by Kurtis Blow, a hit-making force, the group emerged with their classic, self-titled first album. They finally released seven studio albums, with four of them going certified gold.
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Prince Markie Dee’s Early Life and Career
Morales wrote and produced hits for artists like Mary J. Blige, Mariah Carey, Drake, Jennifer Lopez, Coolio, Craig Mack, Ariana Grande, Frank Ocean, Destiny’s Child, and Macy Gray.
The group with humble Brooklyn roots, including Darren Robinson, The Human Beat Box, Damon Wimbley, Kool Rock Ski, and Morales, came up as Kurtis Blow’s understudies blew up with the likes of Run DMC, LL Cool J, Whodini, and others.
They starred in “Krush Groove,” a pseudo biopic about mogul Russell Simmons’s life and also in a major motion picture in 1987 with “Disorderlies,” which was a comedy that had the rappers as a crew of medicinal assistants.
Prince Markie Dee was also one of all the primary Hip-Hop stars of American descent. Furthermore, he successfully transitioned into a successful producer and solo act after The Fat Boys disbanded. His solo album, Free, created various hits in “Typical Reasons (Swing My Way).”