Rapper Heavy D Dead at 44
Wed, 09 Nov 2011 09:40:27
Rapper Heavy D has died. He was just 44. The rapper, born Dwight Arrington Myers, was admitted to a Los Angeles hospital at around noon local time on Tuesday with a mystery ailment. He was pronounced dead just an hour later.
Heavy D released seven albums through his career and was best known for the songs "Now That We Found Love" and "Gyrlz, They Love Me."
He returned to the stage for the first time in 15 years for a special performance at the 2011 BET Hip-Hop Awards, which took place in October.
Details of his death were unavailable at press time.
R.I.P., Heavy D.
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