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Andre Harrell, Teddy Riley, and DJ Eddie F Reflect on Heavy D

On May 24th 2019 the late Dwight Arrington Myers aka Heavy D would have been 50 years of age. Gone too soon due to a pulmonary embolism the Hip Hop World was shook. Gone was one of the finest Hip Hop Pioneers who repeatedly proved to be a ray of light by way of song, rap and melodies; a pillar in the Hip Hop Community and his monicker was to spread inspiration through his music and even in the advice and interest he took in his friends personal problems.

Amazon Prime Video released a documentary  “The Life of Heavy D – Be Inspired” a video documentary is now available for download on Amazon Prime Video. Originally recorded in 2012 featuring interviews by Will Smith, Queen Latifah, Mary J Blige, Chuck D, Doug E. Fresh, Kim Fields, DJ Eddie F, Kool Moe Dee, Brett Ratner, MC Lyte and others. In the documentary Queen Latifah talks about what Heavy D was the first to do for her when she was 18 years old. Will Smith mentions how Heavy D was the first to embrace DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince into the world of Hip Hop. Continue reading Andre Harrell, Teddy Riley, and DJ Eddie F Reflect on Heavy D

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