Family & Friends Say Their Final Farewells To Heavy D


Yesterday, family and friends said their farewells to Heavy D who passed away last Tuesday. During the service, Rev. Al Sharpton called Heavy’s daughter Xea Myers to the podium to read a written message from President Obama.

“We extend our heartfelt condolences at this difficult time,” the note from Obama read. “He will be remembered for his infectious optimism and many contributions to American music. Please know that you and your family will be in our thoughts and prayers.”

Stars like Diddy, Jay-Z, Queen Latifah, Will Smith, Mary J. Blige, Usher, Denzel Washington and more where all their to say goodbye. Hit the jump for more pictures.