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Heavy D: Funeral Plans and Final Interview

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Heavy D's Final Interview With Tim Westwood BBC Radio 1

The New York Daily News is reporting that Heavy D will be laid to rest at the end of this week on November 17th.  The viewing will take place Nov. 17 at Grace Baptist Church in Mount Vernon, N.Y., followed by the wake.  A private  funeral service is set to follow the next day for family and friends.  TMZ.com reports that the ceremony’s  guests will inculde Sean “Diddy” Combs, Mary J. Blige and Eddie F and G-Whiz, of Heavy’s former 90s group Heavy D and the Boyz. CBS reports that  an autopsy has been completed, but preliminary cause of death won’t be provided  until toxicology tests are completed. Those results could take up to six weeks.

Heavy D’s cousin Ruddy Phillips told the Daily News, “He had a touch of pneumonia, maybe from traveling. He just got back from England.”  Heavy D was in England to promote his new Love Opus album. He tapped his last interview with well know Hip Hop radio personality Tim Westwood For BBC Radio 1.  We have embedded the  video for you to enjoy below.  Rest in Peace  Dwight “Heavy D” Myers 1967-2011.

Heavy D’s Final Interview With Tim Westwood

BBC Radio 1