We've just learned that rapper Heavy D has died.


TMZ is reporting that the 44-year old was found unconscious in a hallway of his Beverly Hills home this morning. When paramedics arrived he was awake and talking. He was rushed to the hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later.



Heavy D rose to prominence in the late 80's and early 90's with hits like "The Overweight Lover's in the House", "Now That We Found Love" and many more.



He performed a medley of hits at the 2011 BET Hip Hop Awards just last month.



Rest in peace to a hip hop legend.

 


 

Heavy D BET Hip Hop Awards Medley

 


 

"Now That We Found Love"

 


 

"Blue Funk"

 


 

"The Overweight Lovers In The House"

 


 

Heavy D's last interview with Tim Westwood

 

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Comment by Tau on November 11, 2011 at 9:50am
R.I.P One Love
Comment by Morrisb on November 9, 2011 at 6:27pm
Let this be a lesson to every wack rapper out there. Make REAL music and you'll be here (in spirit) forever.
Comment by antonhbp on November 9, 2011 at 2:01pm
RIP TO A REAL LEGEND
Comment by Follw Me @MyWorldNMyHands on November 9, 2011 at 1:22pm
RIP
Comment by g_unit5oldier.. on November 9, 2011 at 12:16pm
R.I.P.
Comment by Big Tamás (T) on November 9, 2011 at 11:37am
What?! Dude was only 44-year-old! I still can't believe it...
R.I.P. Heavy D!
Comment by Homerohustla on November 9, 2011 at 10:26am
RIP
Comment by CAMPOSTELLA RD. on November 9, 2011 at 9:28am
D*mn, not Heav...I gotta to call Moms on this, Heavy D is 1 of my Moms favorite rappers! Moms don't even listen to rap no more but she did from like '85-'96, i was born in the early '80s so Heav was that dude in the rap-game back then with a young LL, Rakim, Slick Rick etc., Heavy was the original Big MC that was fly & cool before Biggie & Pun! Heavy was rockin' that Cross Colors, Karl Kani, Guess, 8-ball jackets...Heavy was that dude and he rep for da light-skin brothers! God bless his family...RIP Heav
Comment by L on November 9, 2011 at 9:15am
DAAAMN!.. RIP heavy D!... I remember when my fat uncle dwayne used to visit. Heavy D was like his fuggin Theme music when he was gettin ready to hit the streets. LMAO!... many memories listening to heavy D! gone to soon..
Comment by Infamou$Hill on November 9, 2011 at 8:55am
The good die young. I'm still shocked by this.



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