The story of late rap pioneer Heavy D will be chronicled in a documentary airing Sunday on Centric TV.

On Tuesday, TMZ reported the results of the autopsy done on legendary rapper Heavy D. Only a short time before his death I sat with my kids watching him on the BET Awards.  I told my son how important he was to hip-hop. My wife told my daughter how much we used to dance to […]

Hip-hop legend Heavy D died from a blood clot in his leg that traveled to his lungs after a long flight from Europe, officials said Tuesday. The 44-year-old Rapper died of a deep pulmonary embolism last month,  which may have been caused by the overseas flight, The Los Angeles County Coroner has reported. “Yes, (the […]

African-Americans frequently look towards race and economic factors as our biggest challenges, but there are self-inflicted problems that are literally killing us. The recent and untimely deaths of Heavy D and Patrice O’Neal has made the health issues that arise from being overweight very hard to ignore. According to HuffPost, obesity is a “full-blown crisis […]   Is President Barack Obama a fan of Heavy D & the Boyz? The U.S. president took time out of his busy schedule to send a letter of condolence to the family of Heavy D, born Dwight Arrington Myers.  “We extend our heartfelt condolences at this difficult time. He will be remembered for his […]

The family of Heavy D released a statement giving us a glimpse at the type of man, father, artist and friend he was before his untimely death.

MOUNT VERNON, N.Y.  — Heavy D was remembered with laughter and tears Friday during a star-studded funeral service that included Jay-Z and Will Smith, humorous anecdotes from longtime friend Diddy, and words of encouragement for his young daughter, delivered in a letter from President Barack Obama. “We extend our heartfelt condolences at this difficult time. […]

Rapper Heavy D, who was known for his free-flowing, playful hip-hop style, was remembered by family and friends — and President Obama — in a funeral service held today in New York. Last week, the 44-year-old rapper collapsed outside his Beverly Hills, Calif., condominium. See Also: The Cultural Epicenter Of Black America, Harlem: Sights And […]

See beloved rapper Heavy D being laid to rest in his hometown of Mount Vernon, NY right here. His family and close friends are in attendance, including Kim Burrell and Yolanda Adams. Grace Baptist Church To Hold Funeral For Heavy D

Dwight Myers, the rapper known as Heavy D, will be laid to rest at the historic Grace Baptist Church in Mount Vernon, New York, today at 11am. The ceremony will be led by Senior Pastor Reverend Dr. W. Franklyn Richardson, who will deliver the eulogy. Click here to view the livestream of Heavy D’s funeral […]

EURWEB.COM *Because of high public interest, the funeral service on – Friday, November 18 at 11am – for rapper/actor/producer Heavy D will be streamed LIVE via the website Grace Baptist Church in Mt. Vernon, NY. Rapper/producer/actor Heavy D, best known as the “Overweight Lover”, died of complications from pneumonia at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in […]

To many, rapper Heavy D looked better than ever on BET’s Hip Hop Music Awards show, keeping up with the dancers and reciting classic lyrics everyone knows. His shape was no accident. The rapper had begun a weight loss plan and kept a regular workout regime. Although he weighed 344 pounds at the time of death, he […]