After an impactful career in music, Heavy took his talents to Hollywood where he starred in an impressive list of films and televison shows, including the popular TV drama, Boston Public.
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Hip hop great Dwight "Heavy D" Myers was among the remembered stars at tonight's BET Awards. Heavy passed away on November 8 in Los Angeles from a pulmonary embolism. Music fans have certainly missed the beloved, influential rapper, who was affect...
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The Los Angeles County coroner's office confirmed in a report released Tuesday morning that Heavy D died from a pulmonary embolism.
Coroners rule that blockage in an artery contributed to Heavy D's death.
Heavy D, 44, also known as Dwight Arrington Myers — singer and former leader of Heavy D & the Boyz, the first act signed to Uptown Records, the label that was integral in building the bridge between hip hop and R&B — died on November 8.