R.I.P. Heavy D

"R.I.P. heavy D" was what many people were saying when they found out that Dwight Arrington Myers, better known as Heavy D, had pasted away.

Heavy D was a rapper, singer, record producer, and someone who educated fans on Hip Hop. He loved his fashion to be different than most entertainers and had a great personality. He was best known for his hype and performances with his group Heavy D and the Boyz. They had a number of hits over the years, including “Now that we found love,” “Girlz, they love me,” and I got nothing but love.” Their breakout album came with 1989's "Big Tyme," which included the hits "Somebody for me" and "We got our own thang” (

Heavy D gained even more fame by singing the theme song of the television program In Living Color and also MADtv. He enjoyed the cameras and took on acting in the 90’s as well. Heavy D appeared on shows, including “In Living Color” and “MADtv.” Here he caught the attention of viewers with his fresh smooth style of talking and his relaxing swagger. 

Heavy D had been out the Hip Hop game for a while and was beginning to make a musical comeback. After 15 years of hibernation, he had made his first live performance at a tribute concert for Michael Jackson in London ( Heavy D made his last televised performance October 1st when he performed at the B.E.T. Hip Hop Awards in Atlanta, Georgia (

He was found unconscious in his Beverly Hills home on November eighth and pasted away an hour later at the hospital. Heavy D was a phenomenal performer and will live on through the eyes of Hip Hop forever.

You can watch his last live performance at the “BET Hip Hop Awards” below. R.I.P. Heavy D.  


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