Nov 8, 2011



I am completely in shock right now. I can't believe Heavy D is dead. TMZ broke the story earlier and here is how they reported it:

Rap legend Heavy D -- one of the most influential rappers of the '90s -- died earlier today ... TMZ has learned.

Heavy D -- real name Dwight Arrington Myers -- was rushed to an L.A. hospital around noon today ... and was pronounced dead at the hospital at 1 PM. He was 44 years old.

We've learned a 911 call was placed from Heavy's Beverly Hills home around 11:25 AM to report an unconscious male on the walkway .

When help arrived, we're told Heavy D was conscious and speaking -- and was transported to a nearby hospital.

He died a short time later.

Cops are investigating the death -- and so far, there are no obvious signs of foul play. Police are currently at the home. Heavy D had several massive hits -- including "Now That We Found Love." He also wrote and performed the theme song for "In Living Color" ... and appeared as an actor in the movie "Life."



I mean I loved me some Heavy D back in the day. His song 'Black Coffee' is seriously one of my favorite songs of all time.

Black Coffee



Nuttin' But Love


Is It Good to You
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3 comments:

  1. OMG.... Nooooo... I remember my friends and I learning the steps to We Got Our Own Thang... We spent an entire Saturday in my garage hitting rewind on the VCR... I'm really saddened by this

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  2. While I'm reovering, I get to watch alot of television. Yesterday afternoon I watched the episode of In Living Color where Heav performed the theme song live and once again I was reminded that I needed to add more of his music to my library. Then just a couple of hours latee I get the news that he suddenly died. Just stunned...everybody liked Heavy D.

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  3. RIP Heavy D. But this begs a question: you know your rappers, but do you know your poets and writers? "How we ever gonna come up if we get down like this?" Hmmmmm...

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