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Animated Film 'The Book Of Life' To Feature Biz Markie Song

 
Animated Film 'The Book Of Life' To Feature Biz Markie Song
Posted July 15th, 2014 @ 10:02am

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The upcoming animated film The Book Of Life will give viewers a South of the border rendition of Biz Markie's hit "Just a Friend." 

According to Billboard, director Jorge Gutierrez turned the hip-hop track into a mariachi-style ballad for the film.  Apparently, he wanted the song in the film because it's one of his favorite songs. 

Gutierrez was also able to work in mariachi and norteño version of Radiohead's "Creep" and Mumford & Sons' "I Will Wait." 

The Book Of Life includes voice work from Ice Cube, Zoe Saldana and Channing Tatum and will arrive on October 17th. 

Check out the movie trailer below. Biz Markie's "Just A Friend" is heard at the very end.

Photo: Getty Images

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