One of the most influential rappers of the 90’s, rap legend Heavy D, died earlier today. He was 44 years old.
The rap community reacts to his death…
Russell Simmons – R.I.P to one of the best rappers who ever Did it, Heavy D, You will be missed tremendously.
Jermaine Dupri – Heavy D has died at 44: DAMN !! REST IN PEACE MY GREAT FRIEND
Lloyd Banks – R.I.P Heavy D.
Mike Epps – R.I.P. Heavy D, we will miss you
Busta Rhymes – HEAVY D passed away???? I don’t want to accept this!!!
Ginuwine – RIP heavy wow this is a shocker people make sure you don’t take life for granted every breath you breathe is a blessing
Ne-Yo – Man. I was just with Heavy D recently in London. Had I known it’d be the last time I’d see him, I woulda told him he was truly great. RIP…
Jazze Pha – R.I.P. to my friend Heavy D…A great man, friend and entertainer…God bless the fam…
Eve – RIP Heavy D…Sending my prayers and condolences to family and friends
Timbaland – I’m at a loss for words rip heavy d
Ciara – RIP Heavy D! He was a really nice man! Sending my condolences to him and his family.
Clinton Sparks – RIP Heavy D…Wow! I’m shocked. He was such a class act & decent human being. The overweight lover will always be in the house.
Lupe Fiasco – RIP Heavy D…God Bless!!!
Nicki Minaj – We will never forget you babe! #hiphoplite #RIPHeavyD
Ludacris – Money Earnin Mount Vernon. My Pops & Grandpops were from there. Rest in Peace Heavy D. He put Mount Vernon on the Map.
Lil Duval – Damn is it true heavy D died? I just talked to him 2 weeks ago…It’s crazy cuz heavy D was telling me how nervous he was to do the hip hop awards. I told him you’re heavy d
LL Cool J – May GOD embrace the soul of Heavy D and Bless his family. I respected you Heavy and I always will.
Raekwon – My condolences go to him and his family. R.I.P HEV!
DJ Clue – R.I.P. to my dude Heavy D. He sat me down & gave me many inspirational talks when i started early in the game. Gon miss you brother. Luv.
Kid Capri – Heavy d, your legacy is protected, you are branded in our hearts forever, hip hop and the world has suffered a great loss today.
Keri Hilson – RIP Heavy D. Glad I had the pleasure of meeting you. In your words, “I got nuthin but love for ya.” Prayers to his family & friends.
Sean Kingston – R.I.P rap legend Heavy D. One of the most influential rappers of the 90’s era…smh another sad day for music. You will def be missed man.
Kimora Lee Simmons – My heart is TORN! Heavy D. This can’t be true! I keep calling + crying and u Will Not Pick UP! I am devastated! I luv u so much, RIP my brother.
Lil Kim – RIP Heavy D. U will be missed 🙁 but NEVER forgotten!!!!! Our memories are special!!! 🙁
Missy Elliott – U will be missed Heavy D so many laughs we’ve shared but your Music is Timeless and will Always be Around 4ever Love u Heav…