Chris Lighty, CEO of Violator Records & Management Dies from Aparent Suicide

Twitter is often the fastest news source, although not always reliable. Trending this afternoon was the news of the death of Chris Lighty, who is the CEO Violator Records & Management, which oversees many popular rap stars.

This time though, Twitter’s trending topic was accurate. Chris Lighty has passed away. Chris Lighty managed such artists as Busta Rhymes, Soulja Boy, Mariah Carey, Diddy, 50 Cent, Uncle Murda and more.

Details have emerged from the untimely passing of hip hop management pioneer, Chris Lighty, and they are grim.  New York Daily News is reporting that after facing family issues with his wife, and financial concerns, that Lighty had taken his own life……

(Courtesy: HHHH)

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