Heavy D (Birthed May 24th 1967 - Deceased November 8th 2011) was born Dwight Errington Myers in Jamaica. His family moved to Mount Vernon, New York when he was a young child. Heavy D & the Boyz were the first group signed to Uptown Records; their debut, Living Large, was released in 1987 (see 1987 in music). The album was a commercial success, though Big Tyme (1989, 1989 in music) was a breakthrough that included four hits. Trouble T.