Rapper Heavy D Dies at Age 44

November 9, 2011 Updated Nov 9, 2011 at 1:13 PM EDT

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Rapper Heavy D Dies at Age 44

November 9, 2011 Updated Nov 9, 2011 at 1:13 PM EDT

According to TMZ.com, rapper Heavy D died Tuesday.

The 44-year-old, whose name was Dwight Arrington Myers, was found unconscious on a walkway at his California home, according to the TMZ report. He was taken to a hospital where he was later pronounced dead, according to TMZ.

Read the TMZ.com report HERE.