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Tuesday, November 8, 2011

R.I.P. Heavy D

With it barely sinking in that Smokin' Joe Frazier passed away last night, today we have to unfortunately report that rap legend Heavy D passed away today.  TMZ reports that Heavy D, real name Dwight Arrington Myers was rushed to an L.A. hospital today and later pronounced dead at age 44.

You may remember Heavy D from his successful rap group from the 80's and 90's "Heavy D & the Boyz," his numerous TV and movie appearances, as well as being behind the theme song for "In Living Color."  He had just performed at the BET Hip Hop Awards last month, which was his first live performance in 15 years.  Check out one of Heavy D & the Boyz biggest hits below, "Now That We Found Love:"