Heavy D, R.I.P. – Cause of Death, Date of Death, Age and Birthday

The Rapper Heavy D passed away at age 44; this age of death has to be considered premature. What was the cause of death? Below is all you want to know regarding the death of Heavy D and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Leader of Heavy D & the Boyz, he was a popular rapper through much of the 1990s. He is known for singing the theme songs to the popular television shows In Living Color and MADTV. He also became an actor, appearing in such films as step Up, Big Trouble, and The Cider House Rules.

He was born Dwight Arrington Myers, in Mandeville, Jamaica. He had a daughter named Xea with Antonia Lafoso.

How did Heavy D die?

Heavy D's death was caused by Pulmonary Embolism.

Information about the death of Heavy D
Cause of deathPulmonary Embolism
Age of death44 years
ProfessionRapper
BirthdayMay 24, 1967
Death dateNovember 8, 2011
Place of deathLos Angeles, California, United States
Place of burialFerncliff Cemetery, New York, United States

Quotes by Heavy D

His name is Michael Jackson, not Super Michael Jackson. He makes mistakes just like all of us.

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I’m not one of those pop guys. That’s for wimps like Vanilla Ice.

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There’s something about being any kind of entertainer that is acting. You have to put on a show. Things you wouldn’t do in your life, you do on stage. You have to let go. And that’s extra hard for rappers. We have a tendency to, quote unquote, keep it real. As an actor, you have to be able to humiliate yourself. Do whatever it takes.

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As an artist, there were different levels in my career that brought me to a realization that I am what you would call a pure artist. And I don’t say that with any type of vanity.

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Reggae was always a passion of mine. I used to say in interviews that I would love to do a reggae album. But it consumed my life being a hip-hop artist and being Heavy D, which I’m happy and proud of.

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