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Producer Mike City releases a rare remix to Carl Thomas' hit song "Make it Alright" featuring Heavy D.

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…

  September 11, 2014 Chubb Rock’s throwback song of the day is “Peaceful Journey” by Heavy D.  Check out the video below.  

When rapper Heavy D passed away in 2011 from a pulmonary embolism, the public saw his family rally together and settle his affairs. It seems…

On the Steve Harvey Morning Show today, Steve Harvey read a letter From Heavy D’s mother, Eulahlee Myers addressing the concerns regarding Heavy D’s estate. RELATED: Heavy D’s Family Seeking Control of Deceased Rapper’s Estate Listen to the exclusive letter from Heavy D’s mother below: RELATED: Heavy D’s Family Seeking Control of Deceased Rapper’s Estate […]

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,…

It’s been six months since the world lost Heavy D (born Dwight Myers). In honor of Heavy D’s birthday, which is today, Mayor Ernest D. Davis, the mayor of Heavy D’s hometown, Mount Vernon, New York, has declared today to be “Heavy D Day” in Mount Vernon. Heavy D & The Boyz paid homage to […]

Source: Eurweb.com The life of rap pioneer and legend Heavy D is set to air documentary style on Centric TV this Sunday. Appropriately titled, “Be Inspired: The Life of Heavy D,” it will feature exclusive interviews with the rapper’s family and other close friends and artists like Will Smith, Mary J. Blige, and Queen Latifah. […]

Heavy D died from a pulmonary embolism caused by deep leg vein thrombosis, according to the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office. TMZ is reporting that a pulmonary embolism — which is a blockage of one or more arteries in the lungs, most often caused by blood clots which travel from other parts of the body […]

This year TheUrbandaily.com celebrated the style and influence of Black men with our first annual G-List. During our on site festivities at Frank’s Chop Shop we asked G-Lister D-Nice about a vintage piece of 90s style–his leather from the “Self Destruction” video. “I got that made by Dapper Dan,” he said of the iconic hip-hop […]

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 in Atlanta, many friends and peers of the late Heavy D paid tribute to the fallen rapper and actor who, died on November 8th. Doug E. Fresh, Naughty by Nature, Goodie Mob, Bid Daddy Kane, Whodini, and Kurtis Blow paid respects to the late “Overweight Lover.” Mary J. […]