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Heavy D. & the Boyz

Heavy D. & the Boyz

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3rd Bass: Derelicts of Dialect (Def Jam/Columbia); Heavy D. & the Boyz: Peaceful Journey (Uptown/MCA)

Review by Jon Young, Musician, September 1991

WHETHER YOU loathe him or merely despise him, Vanilla Ice has cast the entire rap scene in a new light. Now the likes of Heavy ...

Heavy D: There's Something About Heavy

Interview by Amy Linden, The Source, July 1999

WHEN HEAVY D was just a kid, when he was Dwight Myers, the youngest of six children in a Jamaican immigrant family, he used to ...

Heavy D: obituary

Obituary by Adam Sweeting, The Guardian, 9 November 2011

THE RAPPER HEAVY D, who has died suddenly aged 44, after collapsing at his home, was among a handful of hip-hop stars from the 1980s ...

Why Heavy D. Matters

Obituary by Michael A. Gonzales, Complex, 10 November 2011

Though many remember him as "the overweight lover," Heavy D was much more than one of hip-hop's first pop stars. He made some of his ...


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