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Celebrities Gone Too Soon

The entertainment world has lost more than a few pioneering entertainers in recent years. This list serves to highlight those who’ve left an impression so strong that…

10 Rap Stars Who Have Gone Reggae

A lot of hype was made over Snoop Dogg’s transition to Snoop Lion last year, but he’s not the only one who has wanted to make songs under the Caribbean sun. Many have…

The Cause of Heavy D’s Death Finally Revealed

The mystery around Heavy D’s death has found some answers today. TMZ reports the rapper died from a pulmonary embolism caused by deep leg vein thrombosis. Heavy was on…

The 2011 Soul Train Awards Performances and Winners

Last night, the 2011 Soul Train Awards aired on BET. From Atlanta’s Fox Theatre, performers such as Doug E. Fresh, Goodie Mobb, Naughty by Nature, Whodini, Big Daddy…

From the VIBE Vault: Heavy D Talks About Diddy, Queen Latifah, and Michael Jackson

As family, friends and hip-hop’s fellow artists, pioneers and journalists gave their last farewell’s to the…

Jay-Z, Diddy, Queen Latifah, and More Pay Respects To Heavy D At Funeral

Yesterday the world said goodbye to one of music’s greats, Heavy D. His funeral was held at Grace Baptist Church in Mt. Vernon, NY, and many from the music…

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

While at the 25th anniversary event of Run DMC’s “My Adidas,” VIBE.com caught up with DMC for his thoughts on the passing of the legendary MC Heavy D. DMC compared the…

The Hip-Hop Community Mourns Heavy D’s Death

Yesterday music lost a great talent, Heavy D. With his passing coming unexpectedly many of hip-hop and R&B’s stars were caught off guard by Heavy’s unfortunate death…

V Confidential: Kanye Throws a Chicken Fit at Common’s Charity Concert

Apparently, Kanye West’s character-check getaway isn’t going too well. According to reports, the rapper showed up over the weekend to Common’s highly publicized benefit…