Prince Markie Dee
|Prince Markie Dee|
|Birth name||Mark Anthony Morales|
February 19, 1968|
Brooklyn, New York City, New York, U.S.
|Origin||New York City, New York, U.S.|
Mark Anthony Morales (born February 19, 1968), better known by the stage name Prince Markie Dee, is an American rapper, songwriter, producer, and radio personality of Puerto Rican descent. Morales is a member of the Fat Boys, a pioneering rap group that gained fame during the 1980s, and has recently reformed. Morales is currently the vice-president of Uncle Louie Music Group.
Morales's accomplishments with the Fat Boys include appearing in the feature films Disorderlies and Krush Groove. Morales went on to a successful solo career after parting ways with the Fat Boys. He signed with Columbia Records and released a solo album, Free, which spawned a #1 hit single, "Typical Reasons (Swing My Way)". After joining with Cory Rooney in the formation of a production company, Soul Convention, Morales wrote and produced tracks for such artists as Mary J. Blige, Jennifer Lopez, Mariah Carey, Craig Mack and Marc Anthony. From 2008 to 2010, Morales served as the afternoon drive radio host/DJ at 103.5 The Beat WMIB radio in Miami, Florida. Since then he is working at WEDR 99.1 FM.
with Fat Boys
- Fat Boys (1984, Sutra)
- The Fat Boys Are Back (1985, Sutra)
- Big & Beautiful (1986, Sutra)
- Crushin' (1987, Polydor)
- Coming Back Hard Again (1988, Polydor)
- On and On (1989, Polydor)
- Mack Daddy (1991, Ichiban)
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