According to MTV News and entertainment website TMZ, purchase Hip-Hop pioneer Heavy D was pronounced dead at a Los Angeles hospital at 1 p.m. Pacific Standard Time. No cause of death has yet been given. He was 44 years old. D was seen last month performing at the BET Hip-Hop Awards. Rest In Peace to The Overweight Lover.
Mister Cee dedicated his Throwback at Noon on Hot 97 to MC.
Marley Marl also gave Heavy a great tribute on NY’s 107.5 WBLS. Here’s what he had say via his soundcloud page.
Yesterday i was informed of the untimely passing of my long time Friend and Artist that I made Major HIP HOP History with Dwight Meyers aka “Heavy D”.
I am devastated by the horrible news. Dwight Meyers aka “Heavy D” was one the nicest people you would ever wanna know in your life time. My condolences go out to the Meyers Family & His extended Family. MY DUDE HEV YOU WILL BE MISSED BY MANY HAVE A PEACEFUL JOURNEY MY FRIEND…………This is my Dwight Meyers pka Heavy Dee TRUBUTE TO LIFE MIX That i did for 107.5 WBLS NYC today @ noon With ejept.
ENJOY AND KEEP PEACE IN YOUR HEART. Tell the people you care for that you LOVE them. Anyday could be your LAST. AND YOU KNOW I KNOW………… FEEL FREE TO DOWNLOAD and play this mix when you need a quick pick me up…………..M2 THE SUN IS LIFE 2011 PART 2 COMMING SOON WITH MORE HITS