DMX Says Heavy D Helped Inspire Him to Focus on Rap


Vibe | November 14, 2011 - 1:41 pm

Hip-hop legends never die. Though they might not be with us in the physical, the lasting impact that immortal MCs leave behind with their music continues to influence generations after their passing. Recently, Heavy D’s untimely death hit home with many rappers from all coasts.

DMX, in particular, held a special connection to Heav unaware to most Darkman X fans. Listen to what X had to say about the Overweight Lover below.

Related: DMC Remembers Heavy D: ‘He Was Like The Smokey Robinson Of Hip-Hop’