Heavy D: Dead At 44

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By: Ethan Miller/Getty Images for Bacardi

By: Ethan Miller/Getty Images for Bacardi

[photogallerylink id=60094 align=left]Heavy D, one of the most influential rappers of the ’90s, died earlier today in Los Angeles.

TMZ reports that Heavy D, Dwight Arrington Myers, was rushed to an LA hospital around noon today.  He was then pronounced dead at 1pm.

They’ve also reported that a call to 911 was placed from his Beverly Hills home around 11:25am to report an unconscious male on the walkway.

[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Heavy D[/lastfm] was reportedly alive and talking when help arrived.  Police are investigating, and so far, no signs of foul play have been discovered.

Heavy D, 1967-2011.  He was 44 years old.

Watch one of Heavy D’s biggest hits, “Now That We Found Love”

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