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Monday, November 14

P.Diddy,Al sharpton to pay tribute to late rapper Heavy D at NewYork Funeral

    Rap mogul Diddy and Rev. Al sharpton will speak at late rapper Heavy D's funeral on Friday, and BET Network plans a tribute for him at the Soul Train Awards.
     Diddy said in a statement that he was "heartbroken by the passing of my dear friend."
      "He was a wonderful human being, who inspired and paved the way for a Hip Hop generation," the statement said. "We were like brothers — I will miss him more than words can express."
    A private funeral for the rap legend will be held at the historic Grace Baptist Church in Mount Vernon, just north of New York City.
    BET also announced Monday that the Soul Train Music Awards in Atlanta will pay tribute to Heavy D, with Curtis Blow, Naughty by Nature, Big Daddy Kane, Doug E fresh, DJ Eddie F, Whodini and Daddy-O of Stetsasonic participating.
Heavy D's family has launched the Heavy D and Xea Myers Fund, named in honor of the rapper and his daughter, who's 11 years old.