According to DJ Premier’s Twitter, Heavy D is dead.
The God DJ Primo dropped the news on November 8 2011:
I cannot believe what I’m hearing about HEAVY D just Died!
“Salt-N-Pepa, Heavy D up in the limousine”
-The Notorious B.I.G
Leave your respects and thoughts about the absolute PIONEER that was Heavy D in the comments below; a man who inspired the greats in our industry.
We love you Heavy D. R.I.P