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Heavy D Death

Health Is The New Priority In Hip Hop

AP | RYAN PEARSON | Posted 07.07.2013 | Black Voices

LOS ANGELES -- Hip-hop may need a checkup. The culture that in the 1990s lost its brightest stars to gun violence has in recent years seen a series o...

Heavy D's Bio-Documentary Set To Air On Centric

AP | SUZANNE GAMBOA | Posted 04.23.2012 | Black Voices

WASHINGTON — The story of late rap pioneer Heavy D will be chronicled in a documentary airing Sunday on Centric TV. "Be Inspired: The Life of H...

Heavy D's Pulmonary Embolism From A Long Flight: How Can You Prevent It?

The Huffington Post | Amanda L. Chan | Posted 01.03.2012 | Healthy Living

The Los Angeles County Coroner's Office has ruled that Heavy D, the influential 44-year-old rapper who died on Nov. 8, was killed by a pulmonary embol...

Heavy D's Cause Of Death Revealed

AP | Posted 02.27.2012 | Black Voices

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles coroner's office says Jamaican-born rapper Heavy D died of natural causes. The self-proclaimed "overweight lover"...

PHOTOS: Will & Jada, Jay-Z And Other Stars Line Up For Iconic Rapper's Funeral

cdn.mediatakeout.com | Posted 01.19.2012 | Entertainment

November 19, 2011: Heavy D was finally laid to rest yesterday in a star studded private funeral in his home town of Mount Vernon, NY. ...

Stars Turn Out To Remember Heavy D

AP | By MESFIN FEKADU | Posted 04.09.2012 | Black Voices

MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. -- Heavy D was remembered with laughter and tears Friday during a star-studded funeral service that included Jay-Z and Will Smith, ...

Heavy D's Family: Rapper A 'Kind Spirit'

The Huffington Post | Trymaine Lee | Posted 11.14.2011 | Black Voices

The family of Dwight Errington Myers, aka, Heavy D, the rapper and 90s Hip-Hop icon who died last week, released a statement calling him “a kind and...

WATCH: Heavy D Through The Years

Posted 01.08.2012 | Black Voices

As the music community mourns the tragic loss of Heavy D, HuffPost BlackVoices figured that it would be an appropriate to pay homage to the "Nuttin' B...

Heavy D Dead at 44

Posted 01.08.2012 | Black Voices

Heavy D, the rapper whose real name is Dwight Arrington Myers, is dead at the young age of 44. He was known for heavyset physique, his dancing and ton...