Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Flea Mourns The Death Of Biz Markie, ‘Hope He Didn’t Suffer Too Much’

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Red Hot Chili Peppers bass player Flea reveals his emotions in his tweets regarding the recent death of the American rapper Biz Markie.

Although Flea is a member of a punk/metal band, he is also known to be interested in other genres and other areas of music. He is also known to be affectionate towards other musicians, regardless of the music genre, in times of tragic and sad events. Flea is also aware of who Biz Markie is and he could not stay silent after finding out about his death. Biz Markie, best known for his single ‘Just a Friend’ was not only a rapper but also a comedian among many other things. He was loved by the whole music industry and his fans who titled him as ‘Clown Prince of Hip Hop.’

Biz Markie has passed away on July 16, 2021, and his death has brought sadness over his loved ones. A year ago, the rapper was hospitalized due to his type two diabetes however, there has been no explanation in regards to whether his illness was the cause of his death. Regardless of the reason, Flea tweeted his love and heartbreak stating that he would honor him and pay tribute to his cheerful personality by forever listening to his songs.

Flea’s tweet read as follows:

“All of my love to the one-of-a-kind bringer of love and joy, the great Biz Markie. I will bang his records till the day I die and my heart will rejoice. I love you Biz.”

No official information has been given about the cause of death but Biz Markie’s wife has stated that his death was peaceful. Flea does not remain from stating that he would not want him to have suffered in another tweet.

He stated in his tweet:

“I hope biz didn’t suffer too much”

The death of the ‘Clown Prince of Hip Hop’ surely broke Flea’s heart. The passing away of a cheerful, goofy, and joyful person has affected many artists in the music industry. His fans have also stated their sadness and shock towards his passing not long after the news broke. We hope he rests in peace.

You can see the tweets Flea posted on Twitter below.