Rapper Biz Markie hospitalised with diabetes complications

Rapper Biz Markie is currently hospitalised with type II diabetes complications.

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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."

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Missy Elliot, Juicy J, Chuck D and Kutmah are among those wishing the rapper well. See their tweets below.

Watch the video for Biz Markie's 'Just A Friend' below.

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