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Heavy D Dead at 44; Influential ’90s Rapper Created In Living Color Theme Song

#RIP Heavy D is trending on news of the seminal rapper’s death.

Heavy D, real name Dwight Arrington Myers, was rushed to a Los Angeles hospital after developing breathing problems due to pneumonia and died 90 minutes later.

Heavy D and the Boyz had several big hits in the ’90s, including “Now That We Found Love,” and the theme song for “In Living Color,” the popular sketch comedy show that launched the careers of the Wayans brothers, Jim Carrey, and Jamie Foxx.

Heavy D was 44.