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Rap legend Heavy D was pronounced dead today at a Los Angeles hospital. According to TMZ, Heavy D whose real name is Dwight Arrington Myers was rushed to an L.A. hospital around noon today and was pronounced dead at the hospital at 1 PM.

A 911 call was placed from his Beverly Hills home around 11:25 AM to report an unconscious male on the walkway.When the ambulance got there Heavy D was conscious and speaking and was transported to a nearby hospital where he later died.

He was 44 years old.

Heavy just performed at the BET Awards in October and appeared to be fine. Story developing..

HelloBeautiful sends our condolences to his family and friends.

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