[vodpod id=ExternalVideo.1007873&w=540&h=350&fv=] This evening, a public memorial service for Heavy D was held at the Grace Baptist Church in Mount Vernon, NY. Afterwards at the family’s home, the rapper’s brother Floyd Myers spoke to MTV on their conversation the day before his passing, his health, legacy and more. A private funeral service will be held tomorrow. Support Heav and his daughter Xia Meyers’ fund at RememberHeavyD.com.
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Gone but certainly not forgotten, family members of Heavy D have issued a statement to AHH on the rapper and family man’s passing. “Bear hugs” all around. Statement after the jump.
Andre Harrell paid homage to his former Uptown Records artist yesterday on his weekly show on NY’s 98.7 Kiss FM. During the 2 hour long broadcast, Q-Tip, Mary J. Blige, Rev Run, LL Cool J, and Steve Stoute called in to give their memories of Heavy D. Q-Tip 1:17:54 | Mary J. Blige: 1:25:40| Rev Run: 1:40: 46| LL Cool J: 1:52:44 |Steve Stoute 1:58:23 Sidebar: Heavy D Funeral Arrangements
Heavy D’s Hip-Hop Soul influences stretched as far as the Left Coast. And adding to the Overweight Lover’s tributes is DJ Quik. We miss you, Hev!
The last time Busta Rhymes saw Heavy D was during the BET Hip-Hop Awards in Atlanta a month ago. And in the wake of his death, he recorded this track in his memory. Gone, but definitely not forgotten. flex
Closing out the day of Heavy D tributes is Shade 45’s DJ Wonder. Check out the tracklist and download below.
Marley Marl took to the wheels of steel this afternoon on NY’s 107.5 WBLS for his own Heavy D tribute. Here’s what he had to say via his soundcloud page. Yesterday i was informed of the untimely passing of my long time Friend and Artist that I made Major HIP HOP History with Dwight Meyers aka “Heavy D”. I am devastated by the horrible news. Dwight Meyers aka “Heavy D” was one the nicest people you would ever wanna know […]