The last film shot by late rapper Heavy D is set to be released in 2013, reports Sister 2 Sister magazine. The rapper, born Dwight Arrington Myers, plays Archbishop Scroop in “H4,”a modern take on William Shakespeare’s Henry IV. His co-star Terrell Tilford told Sister 2 Sister that Heav had some reservations about taking the […]

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According to the AP, Centric Tv will explore the life of the legendary late rapper Heavy D. (It’s about time)

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 […]


There was no doubt how beloved Heavy D was at his funeral service today in Mount Vernon. Hundreds packed Grace Baptist Church, and people like Jay-Z, Diddy, Will Smith, Usher, Johnny Gill, Queen Latifah, Samuel L. Jackson, John Legend, Jada Pinkett Smith and more were in attendance. Here are some photos of Heavy’s famous friends […]


In a statement sent to us by publicist Rachel Noerdlinger, the family of Heavy D says the following: Hev had great love for his family and friends; he was a kind and giving spirit who extended and shared himself with everyone who crossed his path. He had a heart of gold, was approachable, very personable […]

It is statistically proven that men die, on average 5 years sooner than women. Of the top 10 causes of death, men lead in nine of those. Women are often the more health-conscious, often feeding into the latest diet crazes, fitness classes and collecting frequent flier miles at their doctors’ offices. Men, on the other […]


Rapper. Producer. Award winner. Icon. Actor. Reggae Artist. Father. Son. Brother. Friend. Dwight “Heavy D” Meyers was all these things and more.

With the sudden passing of Heavy D yesterday in Los Angeles, the Hip-Hop community is heartbroken over the loss of one of its crown jewels. Heavy D, real name Dwight Arrington Myers, was rushed to an L.A. hospital around noon yesterday and was pronounced dead at 1 p.m. While many new Hip-Hop heads don’t remember much of […]

Heavy D was best known as a rapper, but he had a multi-faceted career that was broader than the scope of the average hip-hop artist. 1.) Hip-Hop Exec: Heavy D was the first rapper to become president of established record label, Uptown Records. Jay-Z made headlines when he was named president of Def Jam in […]


Another hitmaker gone too soon. Platinum-selling rapper Heavy D died Tuesday of as-yet unknown causes after being rushed to a Los Angeles hospital. He was 44. “RIP. Heavy D. i can’t believe that. I can’t. Was just in London w him. WTF,” tweeted Estelle. And the outpouring of tributes continued, proving that Heavy D truly […]

Via Rap legend Heavy D — one of the most influential rappers of the ’90s — died earlier today … TMZ has learned. Heavy D — real name 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 […]