Heavy D’s Hip-Hop Soul influences stretched as far as the Left Coast. And adding to the Overweight Lover’s tributes is DJ Quik. We miss you, Hev!
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The last time Busta Rhymes saw Heavy D was during the BET Hip-Hop Awards in Atlanta a month ago. And in the wake of his death, he recorded this track in his memory. Gone, but definitely not forgotten. flex
Closing out the day of Heavy D tributes is Shade 45’s DJ Wonder. Check out the tracklist and download below.
Marley Marl took to the wheels of steel this afternoon on NY’s 107.5 WBLS for his own Heavy D tribute. Here’s what he had to say via his soundcloud page. Yesterday i was informed of the untimely passing of my long time Friend and Artist that I made Major HIP HOP History with Dwight Meyers aka “Heavy D”. I am devastated by the horrible news. Dwight Meyers aka “Heavy D” was one the nicest people you would ever wanna know […]
In the wake of Heavy D’s passing yesterday, Mister Cee dedicated his Throwback at Noon on Hot 97 to The Overweight Lover. Fellas grab ya girl and listen up.
“Everyone cell phones n the sky one time…Heavy D, Heavy D” The Throne held their second concert last night at Madison Square Garden. During the tail end of their performance of “Made In America”, Hov gave two rest in peace shout-outs to Heavy D. (Sorry, we only caught the second). We still got nuttin’ but love for ya. Sidebar: Jay-Z Shows Off Emmy Award UPDATE: Better sound quality. Fastfoward to 2:38 mark.
This is Heavy D’s final interview. He did this during his appearance on Tim Westwood’s show two weeks ago. After the tragic news of his passing this afternoon, his fellow peers took to Twitter to share their condolences.
According to TMZ, Hip-Hop pioneer Heavy D has passed away. He was 44. Earlier today, he was rushed to a Los Angeles hospital and pronounced dead at 1 P.M. So far, no cause of death. D was seen last month performing at the BET Hip-Hop Awards. Rest In Peace to The Overweight Lover.