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Mark Anthony Morales (born February 19, 1968), better known by the stage name Prince Markie Dee, is an American rapper,[1] 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.[2]

Prince Markie Dee
Birth nameMark Anthony Morales
Born (1968-02-19) February 19, 1968 (age 51)
Brooklyn, New York City, New York, U.S.
OriginNew York City, New York, U.S.
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Rapper
  • songwriter
  • producer
  • actor
Years active1982–present
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CareerEdit

Morales's accomplishments with the Fat Boys include appearing in the feature films Krush Groove and Disorderlies. 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.

PersonalEdit

Morales once dated and was engaged to rapper Pepa sometime during the mid–1980s.[3]

DiscographyEdit

Solo albumsEdit

with Fat BoysEdit

FilmographyEdit

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