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The W - Music - RIP Heavy D (May 24, 1967 - November 8, 2011)
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Since: 7.2.02

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BREAKING NEWS: RIP HEAVY D (rapstation.com)


    Some very sad news has just come in to HIPHOPGODS and RAPstation.com. Sources tell us exclusively that the legendary Heavy D has been pronounced dead just moments ago, at a Los Angeles hospital.

    Although details in regards to his untimely passing are currently unavailable, we can tell you Heavy D, whose real name is Dwight Arrington Myers, had just returned from overseas before being checked into a hospital with Pneumonia.

    Heavy D was only 44 years-old.


Edit: A few more details, but cause of death is still unclear

Rap Icon Heavy D Dead At 44 (music.yahoo.com)


(edited by Leroy on 8.11.11 1826)
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Welcome home, men of the 2nd Bn, 127th Infantry, 32d "Red Arrow" Brigade, WI Army National Guard! Job well done in Iraq!

Dammit. "Now That We Found Love" was one of my go-to jams back in high school in the early 90's.

RIP to a guy who busted through some hip-hip stereotypes.





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=( =( =(

Not much more to say than that. Child of the 80s and 90s, Heavy D was the ish. In particular I thought his verse on Michael Jackson's "Jam" was super duper underrated. He will be missed in my household.

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Rest in peace, Overweight Lover.




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