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There’s no way that we can say that we’ll be disappointed by the upcoming Janet Jackson tribute on the BET Awards this Sunday because it didn’t…

Late hip hop great, Heavy D, who passed away November 2011, left a decent estate. While his life and death impacted so many, one could imagine how deeply it affected his daughter, Xea Myers. According to the rapper’s family, she will inherit her father’s entire estate when she is of age. TMZ reported that there may be some […]

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This Black History Month, The Urban Daily looks back at a variety of memorable African-American moments from 2000 to 2012. Spanning the worlds of entertainment,…

Dwight Errington Meyers had a way with words whether he was rhyming or not. “God gave me a gift to put people at ease,” said…


The story of late rap pioneer Heavy D will be chronicled in a documentary airing Sunday on Centric TV.

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After Heavy D died unexpectedly on November 9th, there was speculation about the cause of his death, but now we know what happened. According to TMZ, a pulmonary embolism killed Heav. In addition, a deep leg vein thrombosis, a long flight and heart disease may have been contributing factors. Pulmonary embolisms are usually triggered by […]

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The death of Heavy D has been attributed to a “…pulmonary embolism caused by deep leg vein thrombosis.” This according to TMZ.  And unfortunately, the long flight back to L.A. from a Michael Jackson memorial concert in Wales may have been what set it off. A pulmonary embolism, a blockage of one or more arteries in the […]

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African-Americans frequently look towards race and economic factors as our biggest challenges, but there are self-inflicted problems that are literally killing us. The recent and untimely deaths of Heavy D and Patrice O’Neal has made the health issues that arise from being overweight very hard to ignore. According to HuffPost, obesity is a “full-blown crisis […]


At the 2011 Soul Train Music Awards many friends and peers of the late Heavy D paid tribute to the fallen rapper and actor who died on November 8th. Visit Heavy D’s Homeland Doug E. Fresh, Naughty by Nature, Goodie Mob, Bid Daddy Kane, Whodini, and Kurtis Blow paid respects to the later “Overweight Lover.” […]


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The family of Heavy D released a statement giving us a glimpse at the type of man, father, artist and friend he was before his untimely death.


After her performance of “Mr. Wrong” at the 2011 American Music Awards, Mary J. Blige took a moment to pay tribute to her late friend Dwight “Heavy D” Myers. Heavy D died on November 8, 2011 and was remembered by hundreds of fans and friends this past Friday at Grace Baptist Church in Mt. Vernon, […]