Hip-hop star Heavy D dies

US recording artist Heavy D, the self-proclaimed “overweight lover” of hip-hop, who became one of rap’s biggest stars in the 1980s, has died aged 44. He died on Tuesday after being found unconscious at his Los Angeles home. Born Dwight Arrington Myers in Jamaica in 1967, Heavy D found fame with his band “The Boyz”, … [Read the full story]