Don’t forget to set your DVR’s on record on this coming Sunday as Centric will air a documentary on the life of hip-hop icon, Heavy D.
Be Inspired: The Life of Heavy D features a who’s who list of celebrity interviews including Will Smith, Queen Latifah and Mary J. Blidge; all giving homage to the late rap star.
Heavy D rose to fame in the late 80’s and early 90’s as the leader of his group, Heavy D and the Boyz. They scored a number of hit singles such as “We Got Our Own Thang,” “Mr. Big Stuff” and “Now That We Found Love.” Heavy also made a guest appearance on Janet Jackson’s, “Alright” and Michael Jackson’s song, “Jam.”
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Heavy D showcased his acting abilities in small guest roles on TV’s Living Single, Law and Order, and Boston Public. He also appeared on the big screen in Cider House Rules, Life and most recently, Tower Heist with Ben Stiller and Eddie Murphy.
Heavy D died last November at the age of 44.