Heavy D

Soul Train Awards 2011: Heavy D Gets All-Star Tribute
This year's Soul Train Awards kicked off at Atlanta's Fox Theatre on Thursday night (Nov. 17) with Morris Day and the Time performing a mishmash of their classic hits. The audience, a mix of music lovers young and old, rose to their feet as Day and the band did some funky choreographed mov…
10 Best Heavy D Videos
What would hip-hop be without its "overweight lover?" Jumping into the music game in the late 1980s, Heavy D, born Dwight Arrington Myers, was one of the star players on Andre Harrell's Uptown Records imprint -- he released five albums as the group Heavy D & the Boyz a…
Rapper Heavy D Dead at 44
Heavy D, the large-and-in-charge rhymer who rose to fame with a string of hits in the late '80s and early '90s, has died in Los Angeles, TMZ reports. He was 44.
While the cause of death is not yet known, the rapper was reportedly rushed to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center around noon, after para…
Photosynthesis With D-Nice: A History of Hip-Hop Photography
Derrick Jones has never lost his appreciation for the music he has been a part of since he was a teen. Known to most as D-Nice, he's parlayed his trusted status as a lifelong member of the hip-hop community into a flourishing career in photography, finding exclusive opportunities to capture his subj…
Heavy D Reclaims His Birth Right
Rap veteran Heavy D came out of the New York scene in the mid-'80s, finding fame for such hits as 'Now That we Found Love' and 'Got me Waiting,' as well as rapping on Michael Jackson's 'Jam' and doing the theme to the hit show 'In Living Color
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