DJ Mister Cee Tribute Mix to Heavy D on Hot 97′s Throwback at Noon

In such a sad moment in Hip Hop after the passing of Heavy D, leave it to Hot 97’s Mister Cee to uplift our spirits with a tribute mix remembering Heavy D’s music on the Throwback @ Noon. Link to download after the jump… #RIP Dwight “Heavy D” Myers @DjRellyRell


(Photo) Heavy D in the Studio With Foxy Brown Earlier This Year

Earlier this year, Heavy D was apparently working on some music with Foxy Brown before his untimely passing. No word on whether it was for her project or his, but hopefully we’ll get to hear it! Check out the photo below. Marisa Mendez


Report Shows Heavy D Was Over 300lbs When He Passed; Autopsy Set for Today

According to the law officials that had to record Heavy D’s height and weight as part of their investigation into his sudden and unexpected passing, the hip-hop legend weighed in at 344 pounds and measured in at 6’4″. Heavy had lost 135 pounds in 2003, but insisted the decision to drop the weight was in an effort to get acting roles and wasn’t health related. An autopsy is scheduled to begin this morning, and IFWT will keep you updated on any news! Marisa Mendez


Pete Rock Speaks On Heavy D’s Passing With @CiphaSounds and @RosenbergRadio

Having come up in the game at the same time and losing a fellow legend is hard enough, but Heavy D was more than just a friend of Pete Rock’s…he was his first cousin. Early this morning, Pete called in to Hot 97’s morning show with Cipha Sounds, Peter Rosenberg and Kay Foxx to discuss his cousin’s untimely passing yesterday. So sad. RIP again, Heavy D! Marisa Mendez


(Video) NBA: Shaq Explains How Heavy D Influenced Him

Posted by Sabrina B. @gametimegirl Yesterday we got the horrible news that Heavy D had been pronounced dead at the age of 44. Shaq wanted to share what Heavy D meant to him. Check it out after the jump…


Heavy D’s Last Tweets Show His Positive Frame Of Mind

Heavy D was in great spirits, doing a press run in the UK and tweeting positive things all before his untimely passing earlier today. He was only 44! So young! It’s truly a sad day today. Check out some of his tweets below. Marisa Mendez


#IFWTRemembersHeavyD: Heavy D & The Boyz – The Overweight Lovers In The House

As we remember the life of the late great Heavy D, here is “The Overweight Lovers In The House.” Hit jump to see the video. #IFWT


(Video) Heavy D’s 2011 BET Hip-Hop Awards Performance

A little over a month before his untimely passing, Heavy D was in full effect on stage at the 2011 BET Hip-Hop Awards, dancing and rapping with no problem. So sad to see a legend go. Watch his vibrant performance below. Marisa Mendez


Celebrities React To Heavy D’s Death

The hip-hop community was shocked earlier today when the news hit of rap legend Heavy D’s passing at the extremely young age of 44. Celebs immediately took to their Twitter accounts to express their condolences and share the influence and impact Heavy D has had on them and their peers. Check out what some celebs had to say below. Marisa Mendez x @WiL


Breaking News:RIP! Heavy D Dies At The Age Of 44!!!!

Heavy D has been pronounced dead at the age of 44. 911 was called to his home, where he was still conscious and responding to questions. He died at the hospital, the reason for his untimely death is unknown. click below to read more. Marisa Mendez


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