Rap veteran Heavy D will be laid to rest on Friday, November 18 at an invite-only funeral in Mt. Vernon, NY, however fans and friends across the globe can watch in, as the service is streaming live over the internet.
News of Heavy D’s sudden and unexpected death shocked the music world, as fans and celebrities alike shared their sadness through various media channels. Many turned out for a public wake, held in Mt. Vernon on Thursday, November 17. Among those in attendance, legendary VJ Ralph McDaniels, who shared via his Facebook page, “Just got back from Heav’s Wake… Mt.Vernon is representing.”
Iconic figures in entertainment are slated to be in attendance at Friday’s funeral, including Diddy and Will Smith, according to reports. The video stream can be seen by clicking below, live from Grace Baptist Church in Mt. Vernon, starting at 11 a.m.
A donation fund has been set up for Heavy D’s daughter, Xea, and details of this, and other information can be found at a special website that has been set up, www.rememberingheavyd.com.
Once again, the Birthplace Magazine family sends sincere condolences to family, friends and fans of the late, great Heavy D.
(Note: This is the official stream, however, as expected, due to traffic, they seem to be having a problem keeping it running from time to time.. If you get an error, give it a few minutes and try again)