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According to a new report, Biz Markie has been hospitalized for weeks due to serious illness.

A rep for the 56-year-old Hip Hop legend made it very clear that he is not being treated for COVID-19. His hospitalization is due to complications from Type II Diabetes.

Biz, real name Marcel Theo Hall, is currently being treated at a Maryland-area hospital. While the exact status of his condition in unknown it appears to be serious based on the length of his hospitalization.

The good news is his rep says he’s in good care and they are optimistic he will be okay.

He is receiving the best care from an amazing team of medical professionals and we remain positive about the outcome.

In 2014, Biz Markie opened up about his diabetes diagnosis and how he lost over 100 pounds the old fashioned way in an effort to maintain a healthier lifestyle.

Biz’s last Instagram post was on June 18 when he was preparing to be a guest on someone’s show.

Please send up a prayer for the big guy!

Nobody beats the Biz.

Source: TMZ