Stars Set For Heavy D’s Funeral

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November 12, 2011 | 9:30am EST

Mary J. Blige and Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs are expected to be among the mourners when rapper Heavy D is laid to rest in New York next week.
A private funeral has been planned for the 44 year old who died on Tuesday.

There will be a public viewing of the rap star’s body for fans on 17 November, according to reports.

The hip-hop star, real name Dwight Arrington Myers, was found unconscious outside his home in Beverly Hills, California on Tuesday. He was pronounced dead at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles an hour later.

There were no obvious signs of foul play.