The Obamas Make Statement At Heavy D’s Funeral

Earlier today, services were held in his hometown of Mount Vernon, NY to celebrate the life of the late, great Heavy D. Stars like Jay-Z, Diddy, Jada Pinkett-Smith, Denzel Washington and more came out to show their respects for the hip-hop legend. Even The Obamas, who couldn’t be there but sent their condolences via Al Sharpton, had something to say about Hev’s passing. Read their statement below. Marisa Mendez


(Video) Heavy D’s Brother Speaks Out

After Heavy D’s funeral services yesterday, MTV caught up with his brother Floyd Meyers, who reflected on a conversation he’d had with his brother just one day before he passed. You are missed, Hev! Watch the video below. Marisa Mendez


Fund Information for Heavy D’s Daughter

When Heavy D passed, he left behind a wife and daughter. If you’d like to donate, you can find the information below. Marisa Mendez (thanks for the info JRose!)


Heavy D’s Autopsy Inconclusive

A week ago, we lost hip-hop legend Heavy D and there was no exact cause known at the time. Looks like we’re still going to have to wait to find out the reason. The L.A. coroner’s office has deferred judgement on what lead to Heav’s untimely death, “pending the results of toxicology tests.” More details below. Marisa Mendez


Heavy D’s Family Writes Heartfelt Dedication

Heavy D was a great man and a great spirit that was truly loved by everyone around him. You can imagine how devastated his family was when they lost him last week, at the extremely young age of 44. In a statement to AHH, Hev’s family spoke out about how great he was. Read the passage below. Marisa Mendez


(Photo) Ain’t No Party Like A Heavy D Party!!

Klassic P of Party Pimps remembers working with Heavy D with a 1993 party flyer after the jump!! Funk Flex Find Flex on Google +


(Photos) @PeteRock Remembers Heavy D Through Pictures

Not only was Pete Rock a collaborator of the late Heavy D, but he was also his cousin as well. In remembrance of Heavy’s life, Pete tweeted two pictures from their childhood. See the pictures after the jump. RIP, Heavy D. Funk Flex Find Flex On Google+


Heavy D Funeral Details Revealed

Details have emerged about Heavy D’s very private funeral. According to TMZ, Heavy D will be laid to rest on Friday during a private, invite only service. The family of Heavy has decided to hold a public service on Thursday. Read more after the jump. Julie1205


(Video + Photos) Heavy D’s Last Interview and Last Recording Session

We lost a legend earlier this week when Heavy D unexpectedly passed away from what is believed to be complications of pneumonia. Just a few days prior, he’d been in London and stopped by Tim Westwood’s 1xtra show for what has become his last interview. Hev and Tim talked the birth of hip hop, the tragic passing of Troy, performing at the BET awards, working with Jay-Z, producing, touring the UK, Teddy Riley and his cousin, Pete Rock. He’d also been working on new music as recently as a couple months ago, and TMZ has photos of his last moments doing what he loved the most. Check out the pics and interview below. Marisa Mendez


NEW MUSIC: @BusaBusss – You Ain’t Gotta Wait Till I’m Gone (Heavy D Tribute)

Inspired by the life & untimely death of Heavy D, Busta Rhymes immediately hits the studio to let it be known that tomorrow is not promised so celebrate life today. @DjRellyRell


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