Rapper and actor Deezer D, known for playing nurse Malik McGrath on the American series Emergencies, has died at 55 years of age.
As reported by the media Deadline, Deezer D – whose real name was Dearon Thompson – has died of a heart attack.
Apparently, Deezer D’s family would have found the lifeless body in your home from Los Angeles on Thursday morning. As reported by his brother Marshawn to the TMZ website, the cause of death would be a heart attack, although there is no official confirmation yet.
The rapper had undergone a major heart surgery in 2009, a 6-hour operation that replaced her aorta and repaired a heart valve.
Deezer D appeared in all seasons from the well-known series starring George Clooney, Noah Wyle or Julianna Margulies, and that the NBC network aired between 1994 and 2009.
After concluding the series, Deezer D focused on his musical side and released the rap album Delayed, But Not Denied. This Friday was also published, posthumously, his last song, History Can’t Be Stopped.