Chris Lighty

Busta Rhymes is honoring the one year anniversary of Chris Lighty’s passing with a new song named after the famed music industry executive. Featuring the late great Bob Marley, Busta confesses on “Chris Lighty” that he’s still in denial about Chris’ untimely passing, somberly rapping: “I wrote this a couple days after they took Chris Lighty […]

It’s been almost a year since Chris Lighty’s untimely death and the music industry still can’t believe he’s gone.  It was originally reported that Chris Lighty allegedly committed suicide, but over the past year, Chris Lighty’s closest friends and family vehemently disagree with those findings.  Early on in the investigation of Chris’ death, his family […]

The death of Chris Lighty hasn’t been easy to deal with and that especially goes for his family, including his mother. Last month 50 Cent said that he hired a private investigator to find the cause of Chris’ death, and now his mom is chiming in on the situation. VIDEO: Foul Play! Private Investigator Doesn’t Believe […]

Chris Lighty’s death has taken a toll on the Hip Hop community, but it’s definitely taken a bigger one on his family and those who were closest to him. The brother of the former Hip Hop executive recently sat down with MTV’s Sway and talked about Chris’ death as well as the private investigation going […]

Chris Lighty’s mother doesn’t believe her son killed himself, which is why she has hired a private investigator to dig into the circumstances surrounding his death. STORY: 50 Cent Hiring Team To Investigate Chris Lighty’s Death  According to MyFoxNY: The lead investigator, Les Levine, told Fox 5 exclusively what the ultimate goal is. “I guess […]

The untimely death of Chris Lighty is still raising a lot questions in the hip-hop community. PHOTOS: Chris Lighty Funeral Pictures 50 Cent attributes much of his success to the great managerial work and brand building of Chris Lighty, who helped him score the infamous $150 million Vitamin Water deal in 2007.  According to MyFox5NY, […]

Yesterday, the stars put their L’s in the air during a celebration of the life of Chris Lighty.  DETAILS: Chris Lighty Cause Of Death Revealed While toasting to one of the greatest in the biz, Q-Tip moved the Manhattan crowd, while Busta Rhymes tried to lighten the mood. It was a sad day, but the biggest names in […]

First let me say that Chris, or “Baby Chris” as his friends affectionately called him, was a generous and sweet man who used his energy and resources (yes, money) to give back to his community.    When Chris Lighty came on the scene, he was like the third or fourth member of the groups he […]

Veronica Lighty, the wife of late hip-hop mogul Chris Lighty, finally broke her silence for the first time since news of her estranged husband’s death last Thursday. It was previously reported that Lighty killed himself after a heated argument between the couple. Veronica told the NY Daily News that Chris was “too smart” and loved […]

Hip-hop took a huge blow when news broke that music impresario, Chris Lighty, had passed away.  DETAILS: Chris Lighty Has Died Swarms of hip-hop legends and music artists came out to send prayers and positivity to Chris and his mourning family.  Chris Lighty built his empire on forging relationships and managing some of hip-hop’s biggest […]

An autopsy revealed today that the official cause of death of hip-hop mogul Chris Lighty was a suicide. STORY: Chris Lighty Has Died As reported by the New York Daily News: An autopsy revealed that Lighty, 44, died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head, a spokeswoman from the city’s medical examiner said. Lighty — […]

Yesterday, the hip-hop world mourned the loss of one of it’s greatest impresarios, Chris Lighty. The news broke that the Violator Management company founder, Brand Asset CEO, and longtime manager of the hottest stars in hip-hop had died of an apparent “suicide.”  There have been rumors of possible reasons why Chris might have taken his […]