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Heavy D

Brother Seeks Keys

To Late Rapper's Estate

5/19/2013 4:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

0515-heavy-d-tmzHeavy D's brother is seeking control of the late rapper's estate -- what's left of it -- via an old will that earmarks nothing for D's 13-year-old daughter, parents or other siblings ... according to documents obtained by TMZ.

Floyd Myers, D's brother and former business manager, filed docs in L.A. County Superior Court last week ... claiming Heavy wrote a will in '99 and lost it years ago ... but insists D gave him a copy.

Interestingly, the will Floyd wants the court to honor specifies that all of Heavy's assets should go to Floyd (keep in mind, Heavy apparently signed off on that will BEFORE his daughter was born).

So what's left of Heavy's estate? The rapper only had $320,000 in listed assets (but there could be more $$$ in future royalties and other bank accounts that haven't been discovered yet). 

But Floyd's lawyer tells TMZ ... it's all good with D's extended family ... the filing is a formality to clear title on a condo the brothers co-owned so Floyd can sell it. We reached out to several immediate family members ... no one's gotten back.

HD died in November 2011 from a pulmonary embolism at age 44 ... as TMZ first reported.

Moral of the story -- update your will.


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This has nothing to do w D...but just watched Kanye on SNL...WHAT A PC OF CRAP SONG. what is so great about him? Yeeesh. Anyhow, hope baby kanye gets a trust fund.

490 days ago


Until you personally go through a death and the distribution of the assets of that person, this all seems trivial. I'm currently involved in such a matter and it SUCKS! My mother has promised me that she will not put me through this and will have her medical wishes as well as her will up-to-date and enough money set aside to probate the will and settle her final bills. Believe you me, it is NOT cheap to die.

490 days ago

Mary P    

If the family is supporting it, why is TMZ acting like the daughter gets nothing? Perhaps he signed an agreement already she keeps what she should just so he can get this sale done and keep that cash? Mountain out of molehill story it appears.

489 days ago


The more you have in life, the harder it is for your heirs. The more heirs there are, the more complicated it all becomes. After going through this twice now, I can HIGHLY RECCOMEND the career of Estate Attorney. Endless, lucrative career opportunities for attorneys to help clueless family members settle estates of Baby-Boomers. I am NOT kidding.

489 days ago


y sobre todo deja de manipular.
ya llevas cuatro años estropeándome los días.
déjalo ya.

489 days ago


por favor, quita las camaras de mi cuarto de baño.
deja de hacer esas mierdas, hijo. déjalo ya!
eres muy molesto.

489 days ago

Phishie from Philly    

Talk about looking alike. If his brother can sing then the show should still go on.
Phishie from Philly

489 days ago


What a s-c-u-m-b-a-g. The daughter should get it all.

489 days ago


rapper crap

489 days ago


Don't count on the uncle to do the right thing when it comes to money, especially with royalties and intellectual properly because most people don't know what statements to ask for and will have to rely on someone with an interest in the estate. Trust and believe. Go to court and have the all the estate put in your name. Challenge, that do***ent is a forgery. No doubt his parents would have been in there (and maybe an update was done and it's "missing").

489 days ago


Could you have posted a worse pic?!

489 days ago

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