We sat down with DJ D-Nice in an exclusive interview to honor and remember the late, great Heavy D. The music legend would have been 46-years-old today and was a long time friend of D-Nice. Check him out as he drops some serious knowledge about appreciating living legends. Global Grind: Out of all the pictures […]

November 8, 2011.  That’s the day hip-hop took one of its hardest Ls. Heavy D, the lead rapper from Heavy D & the Boyz, died from a pulmonary embolism. Exactly one year later, we are still feeling the pain from losing one of hip-hop’s greatest voices.  EXCLUSIVE BLOG: Believe In “Ridiculous” Dreams…By Heavy D Heavy D […]

Yesterday, things were a little sentimental and introspective for Nas. The rapper dropped the touching “Daughters,” his second single off his forthcoming Life is Good LP.  MUSIC: Nas “Daughters”  One day later: we got the gritty Nas again. The Queensbridge legend just released the video for his dope-as-hell first single, “The Don.”  In the video, we […]

In just a quick 30-second clip, we get to see the chameleon-like nature of Queensbridge’s finest rapper, Nas.  MUSIC: Nas “Another Black Girl Lost”  The 30-second clip is the trailer for the video for dancehall influenced banger “The Don,” which is the first single off Nas’ new album.  We see Nas effortlessly go from the streets to the […]

Nas might call himself the “The Don,” but we think a more appropriate name would be the “Don Dada.” Nas is giving us some serious Jamaican-vibes with his latest single, “The Don.” PHOTOS: Nas Releases “The Don” Cover Art  Funkmaster Flex premiered the track a couple of moments ago, and what can we say, it’s fire. Nas sounds […]

Old school rapper Heavy D left behind a pretty large tax debt when he died late last year. STORY: Heavy D’s Official Cause Of Death Revealed! TMZ reports that Heavy D planned to make a huge comeback before his death but a lot of the money he would have earned would’ve ended up in the […]

Heavy D’s cause of death back on November 9, 2011 remained a mystery – until now. STORY: Heavy D Is Dead TMZ is reporting that the hip-hop icon died from a pulmonary embolism caused by deep leg vein thrombosis, according to the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office.  As Reported by TMZ: A pulmonary embolism is a […]

As 2011 comes to a close, we’ve been reminiscing about the monumental events of the past year. Of course, GlobalGrind can’t help but think of all the celebs who’ve celebrated accomplishments, overcome struggles, and those who have the most potential for 2012. PHOTOS: Final Tribute To Heavy D: Barack, Puff & Jay Grieve At Funeral […]

In honor of the late Heavy D‘s funeral this weekend, it’s only right we pay tribute to the hip-hop legend. Check out his classic, “The Overweight Lovers In The House.”

Russell Simmons, Sean Diddy Combs, Kimora Lee Simmons and Chris Rock were among the many who paid their final respects to Heavy D at a Viewing And Wake Service at Grace Baptist Church in Mount Vernon, New York on Thursday night. STORY: Heavy D’s Last Moments In The Studio Legendary rapper Heavy D, born Dwight […]

Celeb friends such as Jay-Z, Diddy and Will Smith gathered yesterday, November 17, and today, November 18, to remember and celebrate the life of Heavy D.   President Barack Obama even paid his respects. Legendary rapper Heavy D died earlier this month at the age of 44 in Los Angeles. His autopsy report released last week […]

The sudden cause of Heavy D‘s death remains a mystery, as today’s autopsy results were deemed inconclusive. According to the Los Angeles Times, the L.A. coroner’s office has deferred judgment on what killed the legend suddenly at age 44 last Tuesday. As for Heavy D’s funeral, the wake will be Thursday 12-6pm at Grace Baptist Church – 52 South […]