Celebrity Tributes To Heavy D.

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The Late Heavy D.
(CBS SF) - The news of Heavy D's death has sparked an outflow of tweets from fans, fellow music artists and other celebrities. Jennifer Lopez, Lenny Kravitz and Rob Thomas are among the celebrities paying Twitter tribute to the late rapper, who died Tuesday at the age of 44.
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"how would you feel knowing prejudice was obsolete & all mankind danced to the exact beat" - rip heavy d .... You are in my heart 4ever" -- Jennifer Lopez
"how would you feel knowing prejudice was obsolete & all mankind danced to the exact beat" - rip heavy d .... You are in my heart 4ever" -- Jennifer Lopez
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"I am so saddened by the passing of Heavy D. My condolences go out to his family. Rest in peace my friend. Guns and Roses. Lenny." -- Lenny Kravitz
"I am so saddened by the passing of Heavy D. My condolences go out to his family. Rest in peace my friend. Guns and Roses. Lenny." -- Lenny Kravitz
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"@heavyd My heart goes out to the family and love ones of Heavy D I am sooo sorry for your lost. You will be in my prayers." -- La Toya Jackson
"@heavyd My heart goes out to the family and love ones of Heavy D I am sooo sorry for your lost. You will be in my prayers." -- La Toya Jackson
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"the passing of heavy d really got me messed up. yall pls pray for his daughter & family." -- Producer and artist Timbaland
"the passing of heavy d really got me messed up. yall pls pray for his daughter & family." -- Producer and artist Timbaland
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"song of the day: NOW THAT WE FOUND LOVE - HEAVY D AND THE BOYZ" -- Matchbox 20 frontman Rob Thomas
"song of the day: NOW THAT WE FOUND LOVE - HEAVY D AND THE BOYZ" -- Matchbox 20 frontman Rob Thomas
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"I am at NAN talking with our Chairman Dr. W.F. Richardson about the death of Heavy D. I still can't believe it. A great artist and good guy." -- Reverend Al Sharpton
"I am at NAN talking with our Chairman Dr. W.F. Richardson about the death of Heavy D. I still can't believe it. A great artist and good guy." -- Reverend Al Sharpton
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"This is crazy. @heavyd such a beautiful person. He did and will continue to inspire me" -- Entertainer Nick Cannon
"This is crazy. @heavyd such a beautiful person. He did and will continue to inspire me" -- Entertainer Nick Cannon
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"Heavy D was always a spectacular MC but the album he made after Trouble T Roy passed was stellar. Blue Funk. We love you Hev" -- Hip hop artist Talib Kweli
"Heavy D was always a spectacular MC but the album he made after Trouble T Roy passed was stellar. Blue Funk. We love you Hev" -- Hip hop artist Talib Kweli
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"His BET Hip Hop Awards performance seems so much more special now. Thanks BET." -- Nicki Minaj
"His BET Hip Hop Awards performance seems so much more special now. Thanks BET." -- Nicki Minaj
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"U will be missed Heavy D so many laughs we've shared but your Music is Timeless and will Always be Around 4ever Love u Heav..." -- Missy Elliot
"U will be missed Heavy D so many laughs we've shared but your Music is Timeless and will Always be Around 4ever Love u Heav..." -- Missy Elliot
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"RIP HEAVY D! He was a really nice man! Sending my condolences to him and his family!" -- Ciara
"RIP HEAVY D! He was a really nice man! Sending my condolences to him and his family!" -- Ciara
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"This is too heavy, I can't believe it. HEAVY D was just here. Truly gone too soon. My heart and support goes out to his family. R.I.P HEAVY" -- Usher
"This is too heavy, I can't believe it. HEAVY D was just here. Truly gone too soon. My heart and support goes out to his family. R.I.P HEAVY" -- Usher
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