Heavy D Dies
November 8, 2011 at 2:39 PM (PT)
Influential '90s rapper HEAVY D has died suddenly, TMZ reports. The rapper -- real name DWIGHT ARRINGTON MYERS -- was rushed to an L.A. hospital around noon today, after being found in the walkway of his BEVERLY HILLS home at 11:25a. He was pronounced dead at the hospital at 1p at the age of 44.
A 911 call was placed from HEAVY's home when he was found unconscious. When help arrived, HEAVY D reportedly was conscious and talking when he was transported to a nearby hospital.
The police are investigating the death, although at this point, there are no obvious signs of foul play.