R.I.P. Rapper Heavy D: A Look Back At His Rich Film/TV Career

Yesterday afternoon, Twitter was inundated with messages of love and remorse for Heavy D, the plus-size rapper who died unexpectedly. He was only 44. Though he was quickly trending on Twitter, I had no idea who the guy actually was. Then I checked out his IMDb page, and thought, Oh, this guy! While his major contributions were to music, Heavy D also broke into the movies biz, as well as a string of TV appearances. Unfortunately, it’s really hard to find any photos, so in this gallery is a mix of screenshots and other candids. Here’s to you, D: We’ll be toasting you with some popcorn and soda.

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