Heavy D & The Boyz "Is It Good To You"
The tragic news that golden era rap star Heavy D suddenly died earlier this afternoon is sending shock waves within hip-hop circles since the news broke in the past hour. The heavy set frontman of Heavy D and the Boyz, who was only 44, was reportedly rushed to an LA hospital this afternoon where within a short time he was pronounced dead at approximately 1 p.m. PST. According to most reports the artist born Dwight Arrington Myers collapsed after walking up stairs at his Beverly Hills apartment building.and police, who are investigating, say that there were no signs of foul play.
As well as hip-hop, often with a poppy rnb flavor like "Is It Good To You" (above) Heavy D also had a love of reggae and recorded a lot of reggae fusion tracks in addition to straight up hip-hop. Rest in peace to the self described "Overweight Lover." Your music will live on.