Happy Birthday Heavy D, Born Dwight Errington Myers May 24, 1967 - November 8, 2011. Heavy D, the Jamaican born rapper grew up in Mt. Vernon, New York. He had 2 Gold albums & 3 Platinum albums to his credit. His 5th album Nuttin' But Love went double platinum & was his highest charting album peaking at #11 on Billboard's Hot 200 Albums Chart.