Rap mogul Sean '' Combs has paid tribute to late hip-hop star Heavy D one year after his tragic death.

Heavy D, real name Dwight Arrington Myers, was just 44 years old when he collapsed outside his home in Los Angeles and died from a pulmonary embolism on 8 November (11).

Combs took to his Twitter.com page on Friday (09Nov12) to honour the Big Daddy hitmaker, posting a photo of himself and his pal smiling for the camera.

He also writes, "Today marks 1 year and 1 day that my best friend passed away. R.I.P Heavy D."