Heavy D

Producer Mike City releases a rare remix to Carl Thomas' hit song "Make it Alright" featuring Heavy D.

Tonight I’ll wrap up my four day tribute to Michael.  He would have been 56 this Friday.  Tonight, we’ll wrap thing up with music from his last projects.  Michael made some incredible videos with some big stars.  Check out MJ’s b-ball skills, both of them on “Jam” which featured the late Heavy D.  More tonight […]

The popular music biography series “Unsung” will be returning to TV One on Wednesday October 30 at 8PM/ET with hop hop group Heavy D & the Boys. EurWeb.com has the details on the “Unsung” new season episodes.  

March 9th marks the anniversary of the death of Notorious B.I.G., arguably the greatest rapper of all time. Biggie, had as much influence on Hip Hop fashion as he had on the music. Not since Heavy D, had an over-sized rapper dared to be dapper. Although, people respected fun loving Heavy, they didn’t want to […]

Heavy D left us with a lot of memories and a lot of music. Check out some of our favorite videos from the fallen hip hop icon.

The story of late rap pioneer Heavy D will be chronicled in a documentary airing Sunday on Centric TV. Read More: tv.msn.com

Gone on to Glory but not forgotten.

On Tuesday, TMZ reported the results of the autopsy done on legendary rapper Heavy D. Only a short time before his death I sat with my kids watching him on the BET Awards.  I told my son how important he was to hip-hop. My wife told my daughter how much we used to dance to […]

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It was a powerful night of Hip-Hop, R&B at the music for the 2011 Soul Train Awards. A lot of love and emotion could be seen in the building. There was a moving Heavy D tribute put on by Doug E. Fresh, Goodie M.O.B., Naughty By Nature, Whodini, Big Daddy Kane and Kurtis Blow. The […]

MOUNT VERNON, N.Y.  — Heavy D was remembered with laughter and tears Friday during a star-studded funeral service that included Jay-Z and Will Smith, humorous anecdotes from longtime friend Diddy, and words of encouragement for his young daughter, delivered in a letter from President Barack Obama. “We extend our heartfelt condolences at this difficult time. […]

Rapper Heavy D, who was known for his free-flowing, playful hip-hop style, was remembered by family and friends — and President Obama — in a funeral service held today in New York. Last week, the 44-year-old rapper collapsed outside his Beverly Hills, Calif., condominium. See Also: The Cultural Epicenter Of Black America, Harlem: Sights And […]