Prince Markie Dee

Mark Morales
Born (1968-02-19) February 19, 1968 (ageĀ 46)

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.

Career

Morales' 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.

As of 2008, Morales was serving as the afternoon drive radio host/DJ at 103.5 The Beat WMIB radio in Miami, Florida until 2010, now he is working at WEDR 99.1 FM

Mark is Vice-President of Uncle Louie Music Group.

Discography

Solo albums

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)

References

  • AllMusic


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