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Hip Hop legend, Heavy D,  has died at the age of 44! TMZ reports that he was “rushed to an L.A. hospital around noon today … and was pronounced dead at the hospital at 1 PM.” The cause of death is currently unknown.

Heavy D, real name Dwight Arrington Myers, recently performed on the BET Hip Hop Awards and is in the movie “Tower Heist.”

We are waiting on a statement from Andre Harrell.

TheUrbanDaily sends our condolences to his family.


“A 911 call was placed from Heavy’s Beverly Hills home around 11:25 AM to report an unconscious male on the walkway When help arrived, we’re told Heavy D was conscious and speaking — and was transported to a nearby hospital. “

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