Heavy D, the former leader of the hip-hop group Heavy D and the Boyz, has died at the age of 44. The rapper was rushed to a hospital in Los Angeles earlier this afternoon and was pronounced dead at 1 p.m. PT. Police are investigating his death but there are no signs of foul play.

SOURCE: Heavy D Dead at 44 [RollingStone]

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  • loafer91

    why would you thumbs up somebody's death?

  • N0T0RI0USRAMB0

    RIP BIG DOGG YOU AND BIGGIE CHILLING IN HEAVEN NOW

    “It was all a dream
    I used to read Word Up magazine
    Salt’n'Pepa and Heavy D up in the limousine”

  • WUTANGFAN

    damn another legend...he just got it in on the BET awards...RIP

  • T

    I thumbs it down because it's bad that he died.

  • DK

    Man that's crazy RIP
    @loafer91 Im sure they're not happy that he died I'm assuming it's a thumbs up out of respect for him and his music.

  • SmokinAces

    Dang, another legend gone. RIP

  • http://www.thecomeupfoundation.com doublex

    R.I.P. to another legend

  • Soul King

    Rest in Peace Heavy D you put alot of people on to the game

  • NoName

    damn 2dopeboyz u guys needa drop the thumbs up and down thang ppl dont know how to act smh yall needa be ashame urselves RIP tho Heavy D

  • Blackaristocrat

    Damn, another legend gone. R.I.P.

  • yellowflesh

    Yall need to quit takin the thumbs up and thumbs down so seriously. I'm pretty sure whether people be thumbin this shit up or down its outta respect for Heavy D. So quit trippin'

  • Chris

    I got nothing but love for ya baby

  • Aremac

    why is it that every time someone dies, there's some dumb ass who always asks "why would you thumbs down/up this?!" how about you THINK for one fucking second. just one, and see if you possess the most BASIC humanly ounce of common sense. fucking tards.

  • prone

    R.I.P Heavy D

  • Looking Like A Louie V Mannequin

    Rest In Peace to a HIP HOP LEGEND

  • $$$

    Wooooooooowwwwww. R.I.P.

  • meh

    while Ill RIP Heav, wasnt really a fan of his music..In the immortal words of one...You can New Jack Swing on my nutts...

  • Maga D

    Aaaawo, damn. RIP homey, you won't be forgotten, ever. Heavy D, smh. "we got our own thang" I was just listening to this two days ago! wow. RIP.

  • inside information

    the thumbs up/thumbs down is not really designed for people dying. RIP

  • Kuk

    he remind me Pimp C. sad story man. RIP to all hip hop missed MCs.

  • TL

    sucks, feel it in the air is one of my favorite beats

  • DJ Daz-One

    Mr. Big Stuff: The Overweight Lover In The House

  • marty mcfly

    Wow thats crazy cause I just came from watching Tower Heist at the theater and he was in the movie. RIP

  • who cares

    RIP Heavy D. We lost another Hip Hop soldier, salute

  • SwishasNKush

    Simple concept: Thumbs Up = Glad 2DB posted RIP. / Thumbs Down = It sucks that he died. Easy enough to understand right? Anyways i wasn't a fan, but RIP.

  • And Won

    too young

  • Tecboy

    RIP Heavy D we were just talking about his cut with Grand Puba, Kool G Rap, CL Smooth, Pete Rock, Big Daddy Kane & Q-Tip "Dont Curse". Can't believe his last album got slept on either. He'll always be my favorite M.C. Bless

  • http://Jams4Days.com Jams4Days

    What a legend. I was shocked to hear about this, especially at such a young age. RIP Heavy D. Click my name to check out my blog if you are looking for another source for new music. Thanks.

  • Maniak

    my first rap cd I bought wasfrom Heavy D and the Boyz. Peaceful Journey. thanks for all the memories big fella. RIP

  • casper wordsmith

    I thumbed this down, cos I don't like death.

  • CARLTON BANK$

    LEGEND