Tuesday, November 08, 2011

Hip Hop Legend Heavy D Dies At Age 44

Hip Hop Legend Heavy D Passes Away Suddenly at Age 44

90's Hip Hip Music Icon and rap star Heavy D passed away earlier today.

Heavy D who's real name was Dwight Arrington Myers, was rushed to an L.A. hospital around noon today and was pronounced dead at the hospital at 1 PM. He was 44 years old.

An emergency 911 call was placed from Heavy D's Beverly Hills home around 11:25 AM to report an unconscious male on the walkway. Heavy D apparently regained consciousness and was speaking when help arrived. He was was transported to a nearby hospital but unfortunately died a short time after arriving.

Cops are investigating the rapper's death and so far, there are no signs of foul play. Police are currently investigating the home for any other possible signs and checking for cause of death.

Heavy D's last Tweet before his death, written on Monday night, was, "BE INSPIRED!"

Just before that he Tweeted about the loss of boxing legend Joe Frazier, who passed away on Monday following a bout with cancer. stating: "SMOKIN JOE FRAZIER..RIP.. truly one of the best heavyweight champs that ever lived.. GODS SPEED,MR FRAZIER!"

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