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Afro Scribe

The Legacy of Biz Markie

A short commentary and poem on the loss of a Hip-Hop legend.

Photo by Cone Trees on Unsplash

I was born in the 1970s, but I spent most of my teen years in the 80s. The decade was great until the dirty finger of the crack epidemic destroyed families and locked up a generation.

Hip Hop was and still is the soundtrack of my life. I am a middle-aged man with three kids, but whenever I hear…



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Estacious(Charles White)

I am a southern writer and teacher living in the midwest. I focus on education, poetry, and fiction. I am an award-winning playwright.