Rapper Heavy D passed today in Los Angeles

heavy d RIPThe world of Hip Hop is mourning the loss of another of it’s all time heroes tonight as the death of rapper Heavy D (Dwight Arrington Myers) was announced dead today after being rushed to a Los Angeles hospital. He was rumoured to be found slumped in an alley way near his home this morning before being taken to hospital where he unfortunately passed.

The lead rapper of Heavy D and the Boyz whose fame reached heights in the late 80’s within rap was 44 and also enjoyed acting. He was last in the UK on October 8th performing alongside Janet Jackson at the Michael Jackson Tribute show in Wales.

With the news of boxer Joe Frazier dying announced yesterday, the world has lost two heavyweights in two days. Get some of Heavy D’s Don’t Curse tune featuring. Kool G Rap, Grand Puba, C.L. Smooth, Big Daddy Kane, Pete Rock and Q-Tip in your ears today and remember one of rap’s finest.

RIP

Craig Smedley joins Nise with best board graphic ever

niseskateboardsYou will find him smashing it at every event, at every street spot, and any session that is going on out there. His name is Craig Smedley and that name has now moonwalked its way onto a Nise Skateboards deck after leaving Unabomber in the last couple of months.

Have a gander at Craig’s pro deck that has been released this week, it’s a UK classic. Congrats Craig, simply brilliant – I certainly want one of these on first view.

Scroll down past the advert to watch a recent edit of the Nise team filmed in Barcelona by Elliott Tebbs.

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