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“When Salaam played me the beat for it, I said, ‘That’s the single — do this and do that and we’re golden.’ So he started flipping it around. When we heard that Heavy D died, of course we were messed up, and Salaam called me and told me, ‘You know your record “The Don”? You [cont.]
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Lots of familiar faces came out for Heavy D’s funeral service at Grace Baptist Church on November 18, 2011 in Mount Vernon, New York. Among them were Jay-Z, Will Smith, Samuel L. Jackson, John Legend, Queen Latifah, Russell Simmons, Flava Fla, Chris Rock, and others. President Obama sent a letter to Heavy’s family, stating “We [cont.]
B.O.B. came through the Morning Riot to talk about his new mixtape, thoughts on Heavy D and the Lupe Fiasco situation with “Nothin On You”.
TMZ has revealed that pioneering hip-hop icon Heavy D, aka Dwight Arrington Myers, has passed away at age 44, suffering from respiratory issues. The website reports: Heavy D had just returned from shopping and walked up some stairs when he began having trouble breathing. Adam Mills, a designer who was in the building and knew [cont.]
Sure, Michael Jackson’s legacy has been sampled to death, carving out a number of hit records for various artists including Jay-Z (“Izzo”), Kanye West (“Good Life”), Nas (“It Ain’t Hard To Tell”), and tons more. What you may not be aware of however is how many times Michael has tapped these same artists to appear [cont.]
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