Nas Makes 'History' With Heavy D-Produced 'The Don'

'When Salaam played me the beat for it, I said, 'That's the single,' ' Nas tells MTV News of Life Is Good track.

Heavy D's Cause Of Death Announced

Rapper succumbed to pulmonary embolism, a result of a blood clot that traveled to his lung.

In Memoriam: Nate Dogg, Heavy D Among Stars We Lost In 2011

MTV News remembers 'Jackass' daredevil Ryan Dunn, Alice in Chains bassist Mike Starr and Cali Swag District's M-Bone, among others.

Heavy D Was An 'Icon,' Red Cafe Says

'He was just a big dude with swag, and then you seen Biggie follow suit and you see Rick Ross follow suit,' he tells MTV News.

Heavy D Fans Pay Final Respects At Public Memorial

Wayans brothers were among mourners; a private funeral service for the late rapper will be held Friday.

Rick Ross Says Heavy D Was A True Boss

'It was just cool to see a big dude that could still dance, get fly, put on the slick joints,' Rozay recalls on 'RapFix Live.'

Heavy D Autopsy Results Inconclusive

Coroner has deferred autopsy pending toxicology tests.

Heavy D's Funeral Planned For Next Week

While Friday's New York service will be for family and friends only, a public viewing has been scheduled for Thursday.

Heavy D Had 'Flu-Like Symptoms' Before Death

L.A. County Coroner's Office and Heavy's cousin reveal rapper's ailment to New York's Daily News.

Heavy D Remembered By Iconic Producer Pete Rock

Cousin of rap's Overweight Lover reminisces during call to New York's Hot 97.

Heavy D: The Essential Playlist

MTV News compiles the most memorable hits of his extensive catalog.

Heavy D: He Did His Own Thang

We reflect on late hip-hop legend's career and impact on the next generation.

Heavy D Dead At Age 44

Rapper had a string of hip-hop dance hits in the '90s; the cause of death is so far unknown.

For The Record: Quick News On Pink, Gwen, Christina, Redman, Clipse, Rock Star Supernova & More

Pink loves 'Happy' penguins; Gwen to debut new single; Aguilera immortalized in wax.

For The Record: Quick News On D12 And 50 Cent, Bobby Brown, Nas, Wilco, Van Halen, Heavy D & More

For The Record: Quick News On Justin Timberlake, J. Lo, Pink, Mandy Moore, Heavy D, Sahara Hotnights & More

Heavy D Hires Hip-Hop Heavies For Comeback LP, H.E.V.

Rapper returning to the game after taking time off to explore acting.

Heavy D To Help Run P. Diddy's Big And Tall Clothing Line

Overweight lover also working on new solo album for Bad Boy.

Jay-Z, Heavy D, Memphis Bleek Come Out For "Nutty Professor"

Q-Tip, Heavy D, More Slated For Launch Party

Heavy D To Work For Bad Boy

Heavy D, Q-Tip In Video Together

Heavy D Enlists Big Pun, Eightball, Puff Daddy For New Solo Album

Heavy D Disc Set For May