Rest In Peace Heavy D. Can't believe he was only 44. He doesnt really get mentioned much when people talk about the late 80s/early 90s era but apart from being pretty solid on the mic, he helped put Pete Rock on and you could see his influence on rappers like Jay Z and especially Biggie. He was also definitely a pioneer as far as his style and image went. He was only in the UK a couple of days ago and was a guest on Tim Westwood's show on 1xtra...
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RIP Heavy D. You will be missed. Read more about Heavy D's death here.ReplyDelete
And he produced Permanent Scars by Black Rob/Feel It In The Air by Beanie.ReplyDelete
Indeed. And signed McGruff when he was at Uptown. Im doing a late 80s/early 90s house set ion the radio this weekend but think I might have to sneak on 'Now That We Found Love' at some point.ReplyDelete
We will miss you Heavy D... Lost a Hip-Hop Legend... http://hubsubpost.com/2011/heavy-d-dead/ReplyDelete