It is reported that rapper, Heavy D, died from a pulmonary embolism caused by deep leg vein thrombosis. Heavy was on board a long flight back to L.A. from the Michael Forever Tribute concert in Wales which may have contributed to the sudden issue. Click below to find out more Continue reading
This Sunday on BET the 2011 “BET SOUL TRAIN MUSIC AWARDS” will air at 9pm. As you all know last week we lost a legend in the Hip Hop community Heavy D. So it only seems right to pay homage and reminisce on all the great music he has given us over the years. So here is a sneak peak of some of the acts including Natalie Cole, Mary Mary, Miguel, Goodie Mob, Common, Marsha Ambrosius, Faboulous, and many more! Check it out! Continue reading
This morning rapper Heavy D was remembered and honored by many celebrities including Jay Z, Diddy, Usher, Samuel L. Jackson, Will & Jada, Queen Latifiah and many more. Rev. Al Sharpton read a letter of encouragement from President Obama, that was addressed to Heavy D’s 11 year old daughter, Xea Myers.
“We extend our heartfelt condolences at this difficult time. He will be remembered for his infectious optimism and many contributions to American music. Please know that you and your family will be in our thoughts and prayers,” read the Obama note. Continue reading
Heavy D’s viewing and wake was held yesterday and today a private funeral is being held at his home church, Grace Baptist Church in Mount Vernon, NY. His family and friends are all there to morn the loss of their loved one, and they also decided to share the experience with his fans. You can watch the service live on Grace Baptist’s website. Watch it HERE.
May 24th 1967- November 8th 2011
We are sad to confirm that legendary rapper Heavy Dhas passed away at the age of 44. Heavy D, was a dancing, fun rapper that the ladies loved! Heavy was rushed to an LA hospital today after a phone call was placed from his home, reporting a many passed out on the sidewalk. When help arrived, it’s reported that Heavy was responsive , but at 1pm (LA TIME) Heavy was announced dead.
Just last month we all watched Heavy perform on the BET HIP HOP Awards! I’m glad he was celebrated in life! REST IN PEACE!! WATCH HEAVY’S LAST BET PERFORMANCE: