Heavy D Dead at Age of 44

90’s hitmaker Heavy D passed away at a Los Angeles hospital earlier this afternoon. The rapper, born Dwight Arrington Myers, was taken to a Los Angeles hospital about noon, and pronounced dead an hour later. He was 44.

Heavy D was influential in the Hip Hop culture during the 80s and 90s. He was recently seen closing out the BET Hip-Hop Awards show. As of press time, the cause of death is unknown. We will keep you updated as the story develops.

R.I.P. to Heavy D. Our prayers are with his loved ones during this difficult time.