Tuesday, November 8, 2011
R.I.P Heavy D 1967-2011
TMZ reports Rapper Heavy D has died today at 44.
Dwight Arrington Myers was rushed to an L.A. hospital around noon today, and was pronounced dead at the hospital at 1 PM. It's reported that he died due to "respiratory issues.
Jamaican-American rapper Heavy D was front man of the 90's rap group "Heavy D & The Boyz" which featured G-Whiz (Glen Parrish), "Trouble" T. Roy (Troy Dixon), and Eddie F (born Edward Ferrell). The rapper was known for singing/rapping, his current dance moves, as well as his contributions to the intro of the television shows "In Living color", MADtv, as well as rapping on Michael Jackson's hit single "Jam" which video featured a cameo from Michael Jordan. Around 2009 Heavy D took his talents to the genre of Reggae music with releasing "No Matter What".
Myers' last performance was the 2011 BET hip hop awards. It was his first live performance in over 15 years. RIP Heavy D
"Now that we found love" ft Aaron Hall (1991 #11 hot 100,#5 R&B charts, #4 on Rap charts)
"Somebody For Me" (1989 #8 on R&B charts,#1 on Rap Charts)
"Big daddy" (1997 reach #18 on the hot 100,#5 on the R&B charts, #2 on Rap charts)