Heavy D Dies at 44, Celebrities Offer Condolences

Posted Wednesday November 9, 2011 9:32 AM GMT

The music world lost another great artist when rapper Heavy D passed away yesterday (November 8), and Tinseltown was rife with tweets regarding the sad news.

Singer Keri Hilson wrote, “RIP Heavy D. Glad I had the pleasure of meeting you. In your words, ‘I got nuthin but love for ya.’ Prayers to his family & friends.”

Meanwhile, Samuel L. Jackson shared, “Ahhh man! Heavy D?! Dwight wz a dear friend. Fond memories of a truly cool brutha.”

“Heavy D gave me advice when I was pregnant. He said, ‘Cherish every single moment. It goes by way too fast’. Rest in peace, Heavy D,” tweeted Alyssa Milano.

And Carson Daly declared, “So sad to hear about heavy d. His music was my upbringing. I’m so glad I got to tell him when I saw him at the voice live shows in june.”

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