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Encyclopedia > Just a Friend (song)

Just a Friend is a comedic and romantic hip hop song by rapper Biz Markie, in which he alternates between rap and deliberately off-key singing. In the video for this song, he wore a powdered wig and 18th-century clothing, perhaps to parody the film Amadeus. It was later covered (somewhat more seriously) by Mario. Comedy has a classical meaning (comical theatre) and a popular one (the use of humour with an intent to provoke laughter in general). ... Hip hop music, also referred to as rap or rap music, is a style of popular music which came into existence in the United States during the mid-1970s, and became a large part of modern pop culture during the 1980s. ... Playing an electronic keyboard Biz Markie (born Marcel Hall April 8, 1964 in Harlem, New York) is an African American East Coast hip hop artist best known for humorous singles like Just a Friend. He has been labeled The Clown Prince of Hip-Hop. ... Amadeus is a 1984 film directed by Miloš Forman and based on the stage play Amadeus. ... Mario on the cover of his album Turning Point Mario Barrett (born August 27, 1986 in Baltimore, Maryland), professionally known as Mario is an R&B singer who is most known for his 2005 hit Let Me Love You. Mario is signed to Clive Daviss J Records, and is...


  • A song named "Ecstacy you got what I need" by Rob Gee is based on the same music.



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