ODB To Be Laid to Rest 

(antiMUSIC) Rapper Olí Dirty Bastard , who died Saturday of unknown causes after collapsing in a Manhattan recording studio, will be laid to rest on Thursday (November 18) at the Christian Cultural Centre in Brooklyn, New York.  A private funeral ceremony is planned for his family and friends, prior to a public service.

A wake was held for ODB, real name Russell Jones, today (Nov 17) in Harlem where friends and family remembered the 35-year-old rapper as a "sweet, quiet kid," according to the Associated Press. 

ODB did not leave a will but his estate is expected to be divided among his 7 children, barring any legal challenges. 

The cause of death is not known at this time, the initial autopsy results proved inclusive. Authorities are waiting for the results of toxicology and other tests before determining an official cause of a death. 

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