If you're a fan of hip hop music, you may be wondering where are the Fat Boys now? The Fat Boys began as a hip hop trio in the early 1980s, comprised of Mark Morales ("Prince Markie Dee"), Damon Wimbley ("Kool Rock-Ski"), and Darren Robinson ("Buff Love" and "The Human Beat Box"). The group continued as a trio, with booming popularity in the 1990s, until Mark Morales decided to leave the group and pursue a solo career. Mark Morales was involved with a lot of Mary J Blige's early career, including her debut "Real Love."
Damon Wimbley and Darren Robinson continued on as a duet, releasing "Mack Daddy" in 1991, but decided to break up the group a short while after. Darren Robinson died in 1995 of a heart attack , in Queens New York. Although he was only 28-years-old, he was believed to weight 450 lbs, which contributed to his health problems.
Mark Morales has been working for the Miami-based radio station The Beat WMID 103.5, hosting an afternoon radio show since 2008. He is also the vice president of Uncle Louie Music Group, founded by Louis Gregory in 2008.
Mark Morales and Damon Wimbley established OriginalFatBoys.com in November of 2008, the first official Fat Boys homepage. They have also recorded their first song in almost 20 years, and there is talk of a reality show in which the two surviving Fat Boys members conduct a talent search for a replacement third member. In March of 2009, Damon Wimbley launched the official Kool Rock website, which allows visitors to purchase classic Fat Boys songs and announces Wimbley's touring schedule for performances, radio shows, TV, and other entertainment endeavors.
Additionally, the remaining Fat Boys members have some product endorsements, such as a contract with Newhall Coffee and the release of The Fat Boys "Beat Box Blend" coffee in vanilla caramel in 2010.