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Heavy D's Brother Requests Control Over Late Star's Estate

19th May 2013

Heavy D's brother has filed legal papers to gain control of the late rapper's estate.Floyd Myers, who previously served as the hip-hop star's business manager, claims the Now That We Found Love hitmaker wrote a...

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Sean 'Diddy' Combs Remembers Heavy D

9th November 2012

Rap mogul Sean '' Combs has paid tribute to late hip-hop star Heavy D one year after his tragic death.Heavy D, real name Dwight Arrington Myers, was just 44 years old when he collapsed outside...

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Heavy D's Final Acting Gig Due For Release Next Year

20th July 2012

Late rapper Heavy D is heading to the big screen from beyond the grave - his last ever acting performance is set for release next year (13).The hip-hop icon, real name Dwight Arrington Myers, died...

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New Track Featuring Amy Winehouse Surfaces

4th July 2012

A new track featuring previously unreleased vocals by Amy Winehouse has surfaced. Rapper Nas had formed a friendship with the 'Back to Black' singer before her tragic death from accidental alcohol poisoning a year ago,...

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Heavy D Estate Issued Tax Lien

12th March 2012

Late rapper Heavy D's estate has been hit with a lien over tax debts stemming from 2008 to 2009.Heavy D, real name Dwight Arrington Myers, passed away of a pulmonary embolism in November (11), aged...

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Fascinating Fact 12918

24th February 2012

Will Smith, Queen Latifah, Cee-lo Green and Mary J. Blige are among the stars who will remember tragic rapper Heavy D in a new TV documentary, set to air in America on Sunday (26Feb12). Be...

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Jennifer Hudson Still Crying Over Whitney

14th February 2012

Jennifer Hudson hasn't "stopped crying" since Whitney Houston's death.The 30-year-old star was honoured to be picked to pay tribute to Whitney at the Grammy Awards on Sunday (12.02.12), and performed a version of 'I Will...

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Green Planning Big Weightloss Campaign After Heavy D's Death

6th February 2012

Cee Lo Green is planning a major slim down following the recent deaths of pals Heavy D and comedian Patrice O'Neal.The Forget You hitmaker accepts he's overweight and the sudden deaths have shocked him into...

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Diddy Paid New Year Tribute To Heavy D

3rd January 2012

Rap mogul Diddy staged a prayer tribute to late pal Heavy D before ringing in 2012 at his South Beach, Miami home on Saturday night (31Dec11).The hitmaker, real name Sean Combs, hosted a star-studded bash...

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Heavy D - Rapper's Death Caused By Pulmonary Embolism

28th December 2011

According to a report on TMZ.com, the rapper Heavy D, who passed away on November 9, 2011, died of a pulmonary embolism, caused by deep leg vein thrombosis. A pulmonary embolism is the name given...

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Heavy D's Death Caused By Blood Clot Condition

27th December 2011

Veteran rap icon Heavy D died as a result of a blocked artery in his lungs, a coroner has ruled.The heavyweight hip-hop star, real name Dwight Arrington Myers, passed away on 8 November (11) after...

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The 2011 Soul Train Awards Honor The Late Heavy D

28th November 2011

THE 2011 Soul Train Awards took place over the weekend, and unsurprisingly it was the name of the sadly deceased Heavy D who was on everybody's lips; the rapper's passing earlier this month still fresh...

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Heavy D And Earth, Wind & Fire Honoured At Soul Train

28th November 2011

Late rapper Heavy D, Gladys Knight and Earth, Wind & Fire were honoured with tributes at the Soul Train Awards, while Cee Lo Green and Jill Scott were among the winners.The ceremony took place in...

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The Things They Say 23540

21st November 2011

"Rest in peace, to my dear friend, my loved one, my brother, the lovable and great Heavy D. I miss you so much brother. God bless." R&B star Mary J. Blige paid tribute to her...

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Fascinating Fact 12431

19th November 2011

Legendary rap star Heavy D has made a posthumous return to the U.S. charts in the same week of his funeral (18Nov11). Fans mourning the rapper's sudden death have been rushing to download Heavy D...

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Stars Turn Out For Heavy D's Funeral

18th November 2011

Sean Combs, Jay Z, Mary J. Blige, Samuel L. Jackson and Will Smith were among the stars who paid their last respects to late hip-hop icon Heavy D at his funeral in New York on...

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Russell Simmons Attends Heavy D's Memorial

18th November 2011

Rap mogul Russell Simmons joined hip-hop fans in New York on Thursday (17Nov11) to bid farewell to Heavy D at a public memorial service.The veteran MC, real name Dwight Arrington Myers, died last week (08Nov11)...

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Russell Simmons Avoids Occupy Arrest To Attend Heavy D Funeral

17th November 2011

Rap mogul Russell Simmons took a step back from the forefront of the Occupy Wall Street protests in New York on Thursday (17Nov11) as he tried to avoid arrest in order to attend hip-hop icon...

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Heavy D Death Remains A Mystery After Post-mortem

16th November 2011

The mystery surrounding the sudden death of rapper Heavy D is set to continue for several weeks after results of a post-mortem came back inconclusive. The Los Angeles coroner's office has deferred judgement on how...

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Heavy D's Family Remember 'Kind And Giving Spirit'

15th November 2011

The grieving relatives of late rapper Heavy D have remembered the star as a "giving spirit" and a devoted dad after his death last week (08Nov11).The hip-hop icon, real name Dwight Arrington Myers, was found...

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Heavy D To Be Honoured At Soul Train Awards

15th November 2011

Big Daddy Kane, Kurtis Blow and Doug E. Fresh are among the rappers who will pay tribute to Heavy D at the upcoming Soul Train Awards.The veteran MC, real name Dwight Arrington Myers, died last...

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Heavy D Cause Of Death Deferred

14th November 2011

Rapper Heavy D's autopsy report has been deferred pending the result of ongoing toxicology tests into the hitmaker's death last week (08Nov11).The hip-hop star, real name Dwight Arrington Myers, was found unconscious outside his home...

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Stars Set For Heavy D's Funeral

12th November 2011

Mary J. Blige and Sean Combs are expected to be among the mourners when rapper Heavy D is laid to rest in New York next week (18Nov11).A private funeral has been planned for the 44...

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The Things They Tweet 2088

11th November 2011

"So many of my friends are gone. So many funerals. So many beautiful people. So many tears. Aaaaaaa man. I just gotta go to sleep. Luv yall." Sean Combs is struggling to come to terms...

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Busta Rhymes Releases Song Tribute To Heavy D

10th November 2011

Rapper Busta Rhymes has marked the death of Heavy D by paying tribute to the late hip-hop pioneer in a new song.The veteran MC, real name Dwight Arrington Myers, died on Tuesday (08Nov11) after neighbours...

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Astro Rewrites Eminem On X Factor USA

10th November 2011

Astro ensured that it wasn't an all-girl domination on week three of The X Factor Usa, with a noble attempt to steal the limelight from Simon Cowell prodigies Rachel Crow and Melanie Amaro by re-writing...

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Heavy D Feared He Had Pneumonia

10th November 2011

Rap icon Heavy D was taking medication for "flu-like symptoms" in the days before his sudden death, and told friends he feared he had contracted pneumonia.The hip-hop star, real name Dwight Arrington Myers, was found...

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Heavy D Died Hours After Paying Tribute To Joe Frazier

9th November 2011

Heavy D, the American hip-hop star who has died aged 44, paid tribute to deceased boxing legend Joe Frazier on Twitter, just hours before his own death this week. News of the rapper's passing has...

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Tributes Pour In For Rapper Heavy D

9th November 2011

MC Hammer has led tributes for late rapper Heavy D. The 'U Can't Touch This singer' hitmaker took to hid twitter account to praise the hip-hop star - who reportedly died of a suspected heart...

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Heavy D Dead At 44, Tributes Pour In

9th November 2011

Following the sad death of rapper Heavy D, tributes have been pouring in, with Mc Hammer and La Toya Jackson leading the way on Twitter. The MC, one of the most distinctive voices of hip-hop...

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