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  1. Heavy D's Cause of Death Revealed: Pulmonary Embolism

    9:53 am 12/27/2011

    Contrary to initial reports of pneumonia, the Los Angeles coroner's office says the 44-year-old rapper died of a blood clot in his lung. Read more

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  2. Heavy D Remembered By Diddy, President Obama at Funeral Service

    11:11 pm 11/18/2011

    The influential rapper died suddenly at 44-years-old due to complications from pneumonia.Read more

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  3. Heavy D's 'Now That We Found Love' Resurrected on Billboard Charts

    1:08 pm 11/18/2011

    The '90s dance hit remains the singer's highest-peaking hit on the Hot 100, where he notched four other hits through 1995.Read more

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  4. Heavy D Public Wake Planned for Nov. 17

    11:24 pm 11/14/2011

    A website set up in the late rapper's honor details Thursday's public memorial.Read more

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  5. Heavy D Autopsy Results Inconclusive, Pending Toxicology Reports

    2:43 pm 11/14/2011

    The rapper, who was attempting a career comeback, died suddenly at 44-years-old.Read more

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  6. Heavy D's Funeral Set For Nov. 18

    10:32 pm 11/11/2011

    The New York-born rapper, who died in L.A. Nov. 8, will be buried at Grace Baptist Church in Mount Vernon, NY. Read more

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  7. Heavy D's Final Performance at BET Hip-Hop Awards Was Part of Comeback Attempt (Video)

    5:44 pm 11/9/2011

    The rapper, who released a digital-only album titled "Love Opus" in September, performed a medley of hits at the Oct. 11 show in Atlanta.Read more

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  8. Heavy D Visited Doctor the Day Before His Death

    4:18 pm 11/9/2011

    The "Now That We Found Love" singer, who weighed more than 300 pounds, had flu-like symptoms before collapsing on Nov. 8.Read more

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  9. Heavy D's Colleague and Friend, Russell Simmons, Remembers the Rapper (Video)

    10:54 am 11/9/2011

    "He was the author of a whole new kind of music," the Def Jam co-founder says on VH1's Big Morning Buzz Live.Read more

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  10. Heavy D Dies: 5 of the Late Rapper's Most Memorable Songs (Video)

    8:18 pm 11/8/2011

    The recording artist, who died suddenly Tuesday at age 44, gained fame with such songs as "Now That We Found Love" and the "In Living Color" theme.Read more

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