Rap legend Heavy D — one of the most influential rappers of the ’90s — died earlier today … TMZ has learned.
Heavy D — real name Dwight Arrington Myers — was rushed to an L.A. hospital around noon today … and was pronounced dead at the hospital at 1 PM. He was 44 years old.
We’ve learned a 911 call was placed from Heavy’s Beverly Hills home around 11:25 AM to report an unconscious male on the walkway .
When help arrived, we’re told Heavy D was conscious and speaking — and was transported to a nearby hospital.
He died a short time later.
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50 Cent feels Dr. Conrad Murray got exactly what he deserved after a jury found him guilty of involuntary manslaughter yesterday.
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Dr. Conrad Murray has been found GUILTY of involuntary manslaughter in the death of Michael Jackson.
Jurors came back with the verdict moments ago after a grueling 6-week trial, finding prosecutors proved beyond a reasonable doubt … Dr. Murray is responsible for MJ’s death.
Murray faces up to 4 years behind bars.