November 8, 2012

RIP Heavy D

November 8th marks the one year anniversary of the loss of one of music's most loveable and talented artists. Dwight Myers, aka Heavy D, passed away from pneumonia leaving many heavy hearts.

Heavy D & the Boyz were the first group signed to Uptown Records; releasing 6 albums with the label which Heavy D later became president. He helped to develop rhythm-and-blues singer Mary J. Blige's career and hired Sean Combs as an intern. During this time, Myers also developed the sensational R&B boy band Soul for Real, and was the executive producer and principal writer of several songs on the group's breakout album, Candy Rain. He later became the senior vice president at Universal Music.

psychology pays tribute to a Hip Hop icon, with The Diamond In The Rough: The Heavy D Tribute. This edition of DITR is a humble celebration of the music of one of the most loved & respected men in the music biz.

RIP Heavy D
May 24, 1967 – November 8, 2011

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