Posted in hiphop | music on August 30, 2012

Chris Lighty, RIP
Chris Lighty

Word is spreading and VIBE magazine is confirming that Violater Management founder Chris Lighty has passed away. Lighty has worked with some of the biggest names in Hip Hop and R&B, has been named checked in many songs, and leaves behind a veritable who's who of clients past and present... 50 Cent, Mariah Carey, Busta Rhymes, Q-Tip, Missy Elliott, Fantasia, Mýa, Ja Rule, Mobb Deep, LL Cool J, Nas, and more.

RIP Chris Lighty.

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Comments (10)

What a bummer. He was great in Rescue Me as Black Sean.

Posted by Anonymous | August 30, 2012 2:29 PM

that was larenz tate u prick

Posted by Anonymous | August 30, 2012 3:48 PM

Suicide, shot himself in the head.

Owed millions to the IRS.

Wow

Posted by Anonymous | August 30, 2012 3:50 PM

rip chris

Posted by Anonymous | August 30, 2012 5:09 PM

ADN

Posted by Anonymous | August 30, 2012 5:18 PM

Wow, RIP family.

Posted by Anonymous | August 30, 2012 7:11 PM

My prayers are with his beautiful family, Mr. Lighty death is a great loss. (Found his wife Veronica's article with tons of pics here http://fandaily.info/?p=31585)

Posted by Beverly Moss | August 31, 2012 12:05 AM

This is heart wrenching just think be mindful of what you say and how you perceive things. Who would have thought such a vibrant man would check out like this. My heart goes out to his family and entertainment family. May you rest in peace Chris no one can judge you but God!

Posted by Delisa | August 31, 2012 3:35 PM

Ah shit, I just realized something: Maybe jocuri and miniclip don't comment during the weekend. If that is the case, then it looks like I'm hung out to dry. C'mon, you two, c'mon....

Posted by Anonymous | September 1, 2012 4:03 AM

poor guy r.i.p.

Posted by jordon | July 23, 2013 12:31 PM

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