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Kim Porter: An Angel In Disguise


Featured in The Source Magazine’s new Power 30 issue #274, journalist Courtney Brown covers the life of the talented and beautiful Kim Porter. Her death shocked the world when she passed away just one month shy of her 47th birthday. Adored for her electrifying smile and soothing spirit, hip hop’s First Lady will forever be missed. Check […]

Happy Birthday To “The Overweight Lover” Heavy D (R.I.P.)


On this day in Hip Hop history, “The Overweight Lover” Heavy D was born in Mandeville, Jamaica in 1967. If he were alive today, he’d be 51 years old. Heavy D, born Dwight Errington Myers, moved to Mount Vernon, New York in the late 1970s. In the mid-1980s Heavy D along with DJ Eddie F […]

The Overweight Lover: 15 of Heavy D’s Best Joints

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Today, (Nov. 8th) marks six years since the untimely passing of undisputed hip-hop icon, Heavy D. Heavy overruled the late 80s with his group Heavy D & The Boyz with their smooth dance moves, clean cut flow and funky personas. Heavy D is instrumental in hip-hop’s ability to merge with spare genres in the likes […]

Bronx Artist Celebrates Heavy D and the Boyz With Vibrant New Mural


In Mount Vernon, New York an emerging artist has graced the walls with a mural in honor of local legend Heavy D and the Boyz. The mural was constructed in effort to remove graffiti and replace it with art to keep the community happy and beautified. “The artist is from the Bronx, his name is […]

A Special Happy Birthday To Heavy D

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On this day in Hip Hop history, the overweight lover Heavy D was born in Mandeville, Jamaica. As a rapper, actor, producer, singer, and all around entertainer, Heavy D captivated crowds live and through the TV screen for the better part of the 1990s. He and The Boyz were a successful brand of the early […]

Flashback Friday: Soul For Real Featuring Heavy D “Candy Rain Remix”

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Do you ever dream of candy coated raindrops?  Who could forget this song from the 90’s? Today, for this edition of Fashback Friday, Her Source pays tribute to Heavy D, who was a major figure in hip-hop. On this day, he died two years ago in his home from  pulmonary embolism. Advertisement   90’s group  Soul […]

Video: DatDeal – T.R.O.Y Freestyle (Heavy D Tribute)

Hip-Hop group DatDeal from Mount Vernon have been building their buzz as of late. They have opened up for Foxy Brown and had a recent performance at the 2012 Summer Jam Pre-Show. Check the video below to see them pay tribute to Heavy D while they spit over Pete Rock and CL Smooth’s “T.R.O.Y.” Advertisement

Pete Rock Issues Statement Regarding T.R.O.Y.

Pete Rock and Lupe Fiasco continue to work things out. In the mean time the legendary producer has decided to issue a statement regarding the classic beat and where he stands with his thoughts.   – Sean Lynch (@Kiddfuture) Advertisement     It’s true that Lupe Fiasco’s representative from Atlantic Records contacted me last fall and […]

Happy Birthday Heavy D!!

Today would have the 45th birthday of Dwight Myers better known as Heavy D. Earlier this year, we lost one of Hip-Hop’s greats when the veteran MC died of a pulmonary embolism. The Hip Hop legend was responsible for helping to introduce the very popular new-jack swing movement to the genre of hip hop. The […]

Lupe Fiasco Disappointed In Pete Rock

After we thought the hatch was buried following Pete Rock’s tweets, Lupe hit up “Sway In The Morning” and expressed disappointment and frustration with Pete Rock.  Lupe cleared up some talk explaining the following, Lupe did get clearance on his record from the label. He also says Pete Rock wasn’t suppose to tweet about their “epic” upcoming […]

Preview Nas’ “The Don” Video

Check out a sneak preview of Nas’ latest visual “The Don.” The track serves as Nas’ lead single off Life is Good and is produced by Salaam Remi, Da Internz and the late Heavy D.  Advertisement   – Sean Lynch (@Kiddfuture)

Nas Talks Heavy D’s Production On “The Don”

Nas opened up to MTV on the background story of “The Don.” The Queens MC explains how the track came about and Heavy D’s involvement, look out for a visual as well. R.I.P. Heavy D! Advertisement      – Sean Lynch (@Kiddfuture)