Rapper Heavy D Dead At 44

By Radar Staff

Dwight Arrington Myers, known professionally as Heavy D, died on Tuesday afternoon RadarOnline.com has learned.

The hip-hop legend, who is best known for his band Heavy D & the Boyz’s hit song Now That We Found Love, was pronounced dead at a Los Angeles hospital shortly after his arrival.

Ironically, on Monday afternoon the musician paid homage to Smokin Joe Frazier on his Twitter.

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“SMOKIN JOE FRAZIER..RIP..,” he tweeted.  “Truly one of the best heavyweight champs that ever lived.. GODS SPEED,MR FRAZIER!”

Hours later, he tweeted “BE INSPIRED.”

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According to a report, a 911 call was placed from the rapper’s Beverly Hills home after he was found unconscious, but by the time the paramedics arrived he had regained consciousness.

He was brought to a nearby hospital where he later died.


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