‘Bowl Train’ w/ Biz Markie


Hip-hop’s court jester was instrumental in defining the borders of the “friend zone” with his sardonic 1989 anthem “Just a Friend,” and in November 2010, the hulking raconteur reprised his signature song with Jeff Goldblum on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, one of the year’s most uncanny TV moments. Biz began as a beatboxer, though, and this DJ set should showcase his skills while offering a lens into the influences of one of hip-hop’s elder statesmen.

Thu., Aug. 2, 11 p.m., 2012