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Died On This Date (July 15, 1990) Trouble T Roy / Heavy D & The Boyz

Posted by themusicsover on July 15, 2010

Trouble T Roy (Born Troy Dixon)
October 19, 1967 – July 15, 1990

Trouble T at far left

Trouble T Roy was a hip-hop dancer best known for his work with Heavy D & the Boyz for three years during the late ’80s.  While on tour with the group in July of 1990, Trouble T Roy accidentally fell from a theater balcony while horsing around with other members of the group.  He died at an area hospital from his head injuries.  He was just 22.  Heavy D passed away in 2011.


One Response to “Died On This Date (July 15, 1990) Trouble T Roy / Heavy D & The Boyz”

  1. yavezie said

    I remember that night after the concert here in Indpls,In. Everyone was hanging out afterwards and T-roy and his buddies was playing and jumping around. We started talking to them asking questions etc. They had stopped for a min. started back and I kept telling them to stop jumping up there,because it was too high up. They were mainly dancing around and jumping up on that wall which is concrete. That accident really bothered me for awhile I’ll never forget that night.

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