Prince Markie Dee
|Prince Markie Dee|
|Birth name||Mark Anthony Morales|
February 19, 1968 |
Brooklyn, New York, United States
|Origin||New York City, New York, United States|
|Genres||Hip Hop, New jack swing|
|Labels||Columbia Records, Motown|
|Associated acts||The Fat Boys, Run-D.M.C., Mary J. Blige|
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. He is a member of the Fat Boys, a pioneering rap group that gained fame in the 1980s, and has recently reformed.
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.
Mark is Vice-President of Uncle Louie Music Group.
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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