Heavy D Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

24th February 2012

Fact: 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 Inspired: The Life of Heavy D will also feature never-before seen performances. The hitmaker passed away in November, 2011 at the age of 44.

21st November 2011

Quote: "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 late pal Heavy D following her performance at the 2011 American Music Awards on Sunday (20Nov11). The hip-hop star passed away earlier this month (Nov11).

19th November 2011

Fact: 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 and The Boyz's classic cover of The O'Jays' Now That We Found Love, catapulting it up the Billboard Rap Digital Songs countdown to debut at number 20 with 18,000 online sales.

11th November 2011

Tweet: "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 with the deaths of several pals, including rap veteran Heavy D on Tuesday (08Nov11).

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