RIP Heavy D | A Playlist In Memory of Hip Hop’s “Big Daddy”

Heavy D collapsed outside his Beverly Hills home after shopping. Unable to breathe, he was transported to a nearby Los Angeles hospital where he died within the hour. He was 44 years old. Detectives believe his death was medically related according to police Lt. Mark Rosen.

BE INSPIRED! was typical of the positive tweets Heavy D would send, and as his final tweet, it was fitting for the life that Heavy D lived. ” – Derrick J. Lang, of Associated Press

Yesterday’s Tweets from @heavyd

We have a Blue Sky curated playlist dedicated to the life and times of the artist, who helped shape old school rap. Entitled Ask Heaven, the playlist features hits and rare collaborations of Heavy D, Heavy D + The Boyz and fellow pioneers of music- available exclusively on Spotify.

LISTEN HERE *requires Spotify

Below is the tracklisting for those of you who may not have Spotify:

Ask Heaven | RIP Heavy D

Also features the tracks:

Our condolences to all those who have loved and lost today, especially the Myers family. May you everyday love life and “Be Inspired.”

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