Rapper Heavy D Dies

Rapper and actor Heavy D passed away around 1pm today in Beverly Hills. He was found lyinng unconscious in front of his home. Although he was talking and breathing when paramedics arrived, by the time he arrived to the hospital he was dead. He was 44 years-old.

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We all knew Heavy D as the lead talent in his group Heavy D and the Boys. They came out in 1987, but it wasn’t until 1991 when their single Now That We Found Love, came out did they really get a fanbase.

You can see Heavy D perform in his latest project, the movie Tower Heist with Eddie Murphy. 



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