Heavy D

In this Ericaism, Erica Campbell talks about combatting the urge to procrastinate. She says she connects procrastination with laziness and failure, and therefore tries to take her work so seriously that she steers away from the temptation to procrastinate. She makes sure she plans things, and surrounds herself with disciplined people who can help her […]

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 […]

It was a powerful night of Hip-Hop, R&B at the music for the 2011 Soul Train Awards. A lot of love and emotion could be seen in the building. There was a moving Heavy D tribute put on by Doug E. Fresh, Goodie M.O.B., Naughty By Nature, Whodini, Big Daddy Kane and Kurtis Blow. The […]

MOUNT VERNON, N.Y.  — Heavy D was remembered with laughter and tears Friday during a star-studded funeral service that included Jay-Z and Will Smith, humorous anecdotes from longtime friend Diddy, and words of encouragement for his young daughter, delivered in a letter from President Barack Obama. “We extend our heartfelt condolences at this difficult time. […]

from: kysdc.com Dwight Myers, the rapper known as Heavy D, will be laid to rest at the historic Grace Baptist Church in Mount Vernon, New York, today at 11am. The ceremony will be led by Senior Pastor Reverend Dr. W. Franklyn Richardson, who will deliver the eulogy. Click here to view the livestream of Heavy […]

Dwight Myers, the rapper known as Heavy D, will be laid to rest at the historic Grace Baptist Church in Mount Vernon, New York, this coming Friday, November 18. The cemromony is scheduled to begin at 11am and will be led by Senior Pastor Reverend Dr. W. Franklyn Richardson, who will deliver the eulogy. A […]

LOS ANGELES– Heavy D, the self-proclaimed “overweight lover” of hip-hop who became one of rap’s top hit-makers with wit, humor and a positive vibe, has died. He was 44. Lt. Mark Rosen of the Beverly Hills police said Heavy D died in a Los Angeles hospital Tuesday after collapsing at his condominium building. Rosen said […]