Soul Train Awards Pay Tribute to Heavy D

This year’s Soul Train Awards, taped in Atlanta on November 17, didn’t hold back with their tribute to late rapper Heavy D, who died on November 8 at the age of 44.

The ceremony, which aired on BET Sunday, showed a boisterous tribute that included the likes of Naughty by Nature, Doug E. Fresh, Kurtis Blow, Big Daddy Kane, and Goodie Mob. (Watch the clip at

After rocking the crowd with a medley of Heavy D‘s greatest, the performers chanted along with the crowd, “We got nothin’ but love for you, Heavy.” The awards show also played a retrospective of Heav’s own Soul Train win in 1991, when he was part of Heavy D & the Boyz.


Posted on November 29, 2011, in Hollywood Buzz and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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