Marie Wright known by her stage name Free aka Marie Antoinette, is an American rapper and singer. She is also a former host of 106 & Park on BET and a former radio disc jockey at KKBT 100.3 The Beat music station in Los Angeles.Free's involvement in mainstream music can be traced back to the early 1990's. She began showing her talents as a budding female rapper with the Wyclef Jean's Refugee Camp group. In 1998 she appeared on Canibus's debut album, Can-I-Bus with a verse on the opening song, "Partriots." She would later appear with Canibus again, this time joined by Lenny Kravitz on Pras's track, "Can't Stop the Shining," from his debut album, Ghetto Supastar. Free also had a verse in the 1998 update of Queen's "Another One Bites The Dust," featured in the Small Soldiers movie soundtrack.
After '98 Free started recording under the pseudonym Marie Antoinette. She continued to support Wyclef in his solo career, rapping on his remix of the song "New Day," fron the Life movie soundtrack, and then later again on Wyclef's Solo album, The Ecleftic, on the song, "Da Cypha," her last mark on the rap world before becoming a co-host on BET's 106 & Park.