I watched this Unsung episode on Heavy D and the Boyz the other night. I really like this doc series as it covers interesting acts, not usually the focus of music documentaries. Also, I like the way that this shines a light on the contributions and stories of the other members of the group, in particular Eddie F, who is an extremely accomplished and respected producer.
The loss of Heavy D is still one strongly felt in the music industry, and seemed like a genuinely nice guy.
R.I.P to the ‘overweight lover’, and to one of the ‘boyz’, Trouble T.Roy (Troy Dixon), who died at age 22 after a tragic fall back in July, 1990.
My favourite Heavy D and the Boyz tune is Got Me Waiting. I remember rinsing this in the hi-fi system back during my college days in 1994!
Now That we Found Love – Heavy D and the Boyz (1991)
They Reminisce Over You (Tribute to Trouble T.Roy) – Pete Rock and CL Smooth (1990)