Gender: Male Race or Ethnicity: Black Occupation:Rapper
Nationality: United States Executive summary:Heavy D & the Boyz
Born in Jamaica, and raised in Mount Vernon, New York. Founder of the 1990s hip hop band Heavy D & the Boyz. He performed the theme songs for In Living Color and MADtv, and achieved a solo hit in 1991 with a cover of the The O'Jays Now That We Found Love. He also made an appearance in the film Tower Heist, released several days before he died.