Heavy D's Cause of Death Revealed

In today's link roundup: The Los Angeles County coroner's office reveals what killed the hip-hop legend. Plus: John Legend gets engaged.

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Heavy D's cause of death revealed: The mystery concerning Heavy D's death has been solved. According to TMZ, the hip-hop legend died from a pulmonary embolism caused by deep leg vein thrombosis. Heavy also suffered from heart disease, which could have contributed to his death.

The significance of Kwanzaa: Although Kwanzaa is a made-up holiday, the tradition continues to unite families within the African-American community.

A holiday engagement: Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter John Legend and his longtime girlfriend, model Chrissy Teigen, got engaged over the holidays while vacationing in the Maldives. The two have been dating since 2007.

Swagger-jacking songstress? According to GlobalGrind.com, Rihanna has been accused of stealing the idea behind fashion photographer Solve Sundsbo's "Numero 93" photo for her new video, "You Da One."

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