Dwight Myers

Real Name:
Dwight Errington Myers
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Born Dwight Errington Myers (May 24, 1967 - November 8, 2011), was born in Jamaica. Heavy D was raised in the Bronx, where he began to experiment with rap and rhyme at the age of eight. By the time he had reached high school, he had summoned a friend, DJ Eddie F, to help him write songs. Heavy D. and the Boyz (Eddie, G-Wiz and Trouble T-Roy) signed to Uptown in 1986 and released 'Livin' Large' the following year. 'Big Tyme' surfaced in 1989 and produced a platinum hit, "We Got Our Own Thang." The following year, Trouble T-Roy was killed in an accident. Subsequently, Heavy D. released 'Peaceful Journey' in 1992, a tribute to his long-time friend. "Now That We Found Love" went gold that same year. Two gold albums - 1993's 'Blue Funk' and 1994's 'Nuttin' But Love' - kept Heavy D going strong through the '90s. He eventually joined the Uptown Records team and began managing the company before it folded. He also began an acting career. Heavy D's latest album is 1999's 'Heavy', released on Uptown/Universal.

He died on November 8th 2011 after falling down the stairs of his Beverly Hills mansion. He was admitted to an LA hospital at 12pm but was pronounced dead an hour later.
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78 19261 Dwight Myers - Just Coolin' album art Levert Levert - Just Coolin' (Album) Atlantic 78 19261 Canada 1988 Sell This Version
MCAX 1344 Dwight Myers - We Got Our Own Thang album art Heavy D & The Boyz* Heavy D & The Boyz* - We Got Our Own Thang(12") MCA Records MCAX 1344 UK 1990 Sell This Version
9 26257-2 Dwight Myers - In Control Volume II (For Your Steering Pleasure) album art Marley Marl Fools In Love Marley Marl - In Control Volume II (For Your Steering Pleasure) (Album) Cold Chillin' 9 26257-2 US 1991 Sell This Version
ZD74938 Dwight Myers - Live Hardcore Worldwide album art Boogie Down Productions Self Destruction (as D. Myers) Boogie Down Productions - Live Hardcore Worldwide (Album) Jive ZD74938 Europe 1991 Sell This Version
0946 3 21925 2 3 Dwight Myers - Raggamuffin Soldier album art Daddy Freddy Give Me A Little Lovin' (as D. Myers) and 1 more… Daddy Freddy - Raggamuffin Soldier(CD, Album) Chrysalis 0946 3 21925 2 3 Netherlands 1992 Sell This Version
CDPRO Vol #25 Dwight Myers - CDPRO Vol #25 (October 1992) album art Various Give Me A Little Lovin' (as Meyers) Various - CDPRO Vol #25 (October 1992)(CD, Comp, Promo) Capitol Records, EMI CDPRO Vol #25 Canada 1992 Sell This Version
none Dwight Myers - B.U.D. Special #8 album art Various Give Me A Little Lovin’ (LP Version) (as Meyers) Various - B.U.D. Special #8(CD, Comp, Promo) EMI, Capitol Records none Canada 1992 Sell This Version
9 40965-2, 0-40903 Dwight Myers - Guess I'm In Love album art Cheryl "Pepsii" Riley* Cheryl "Pepsii" Riley* - Guess I'm In Love(CD, Maxi) Reprise Records, Reprise Records 9 40965-2, 0-40903 US 1993 Sell This Version
12BRW 283DJ, 12 BRW 283 DJ Dwight Myers - Check Yo Self album art Ice Cube 24 With A L (as D. Myers) Ice Cube - Check Yo Self(12", Single, Promo) 4th & Broadway, Priority Records 12BRW 283DJ, 12 BRW 283 DJ UK 1993 Sell This Version
NOTE 66 Dwight Myers - Respect Due (The Sly & Robbie Remixes) album art Daddy Freddy Featuring Heavy D & Frankie Paul Daddy Freddy Featuring Heavy D & Frankie Paul - Respect Due (The Sly & Robbie Remixes) Music Of Life NOTE 66 UK 1993 Sell This Version
920897-2 Dwight Myers - Raggamuffin Dude album art Various Respect Due (as Meyers) Various - Raggamuffin Dude(CD, Comp) ToCo International, CNR Discos Venezuela 920897-2 Venezuela 1993 Sell This Version
314 530 313-2 Dwight Myers - Let's Get It On (The Album) album art Eddie F.* And The Untouchables (4) Let's Get It On Eddie F.* And The Untouchables (4) - Let's Get It On (The Album) (Album) Motown 314 530 313-2 US 1994 Sell This Version
UPT5P-3210 Dwight Myers - Candy Rain (Remix) album art Soul For Real Soul For Real - Candy Rain (Remix)(CD, Single, Promo) Uptown Records UPT5P-3210 US 1994 Sell This Version
BRCD 616, 524 080-2 Dwight Myers - Bootlegs & B-Sides album art Ice Cube 24 Wit An L (as D. Myers) Ice Cube - Bootlegs & B-Sides (Comp) 4th & Broadway, Priority Records BRCD 616, 524 080-2 UK 1994 Sell This Version
CD 92369 Dwight Myers - Changing Faces album art Changing Faces Baby Your Love (as D. Meyers) Changing Faces - Changing Faces (Album) Big Beat, Atlantic, Spoiled Rotten Entertainment CD 92369 Canada 1994 Sell This Version
314 529 286-1 Dwight Myers - Double Or Nothing album art Erick Sermon Boy Meets World (as D. Myers) Erick Sermon - Double Or Nothing(LP, Album) Rush Associated Labels 314 529 286-1 US 1995 Sell This Version
10001-2 Dwight Myers - Audio Sedative album art Mannish Jive U The Mann (as D. Myers) Mannish - Audio Sedative(CD, Album) Correct Records 10001-2 US 1995 Sell This Version
PDJ 7217D Dwight Myers - The Best Of Pro DJ Volume 1 album art Various Raggamuffin Mix (as D.Myers) Various - The Best Of Pro DJ Volume 1(CD, Comp) Pro DJ International PDJ 7217D Australia 1996 Sell This Version
R2 72917 Dwight Myers - Beats & Rhymes - Hip-Hop Of The '90s, Part II album art Various Now That We Found Love Various - Beats & Rhymes - Hip-Hop Of The '90s, Part II(CD, Comp) Rhino Records (2) R2 72917 US 1997 Sell This Version
UPTSD-53033 Dwight Myers - Waterbed Hev album art Heavy D Big Daddy (Remix) (as Dwight Meyers) Heavy D - Waterbed Hev (Album) Uptown Records UPTSD-53033 Canada 1997 Sell This Version
07863-67616-1, RCA 07863 67616-1 Dwight Myers - Soul Survivor album art Pete Rock Massive (Hold Tight) (as D. Meyers) Pete Rock - Soul Survivor (Album, Comp) Loud Records, Loud Records, RCA, RCA 07863-67616-1, RCA 07863 67616-1 US 1998 Sell This Version
UND-53260, UND 53260, 153 260-2 Dwight Myers - Heavy album art Heavy D Imagine That (as D. Myers) and 11 more… Heavy D - Heavy(CD, Album) Universal Records, Universal Records, Universal Records UND-53260, UND 53260, 153 260-2 Europe 1999 Sell This Version
U5P-1517 Dwight Myers - Don't Stop album art Heavy D Heavy D - Don't Stop(CD, Single, Promo) Universal Records, Uptown Records U5P-1517 US 1999 Sell This Version
EPC 495491 2 Dwight Myers - Blue Streak (The Album) album art Various Criminal Mind Various - Blue Streak (The Album)(CD, Album, Comp) Epic EPC 495491 2 Austria 1999 Sell This Version
UMD-99106 Dwight Myers - The Singles Club (June 1999) (Vol. 4) album art Various Don’t Stop (Radio Edit) (as Myers) Various - The Singles Club (June 1999) (Vol. 4)(CD, Comp, Promo) Universal Music UMD-99106 Canada 1999 Sell This Version