Legendary “old-school” rapper Heavy D, one of the most influential artists of the 90’s, died today in Los Angeles. He was 44 years old.
Someone called 911 from his home at around 11:25 a.m. and when the ambulance arrived, Heavy D was conscious and talking to the EMT personnel. He passed away around 1:00 p.m. while at the hospital.
Heavy D recently performed “Jam” at the Michael Jackson Tribute Concert with Michael’s sister La Toya.
His real name is Dwight Arrington Myers.
RIP big guy.