Thursday, August 30, 2012

News: Chris Lighty Found Dead, Police Suspect Suicide..

Really sad news broke today about one of Hip-Hop's really, truly gifted businessmen and visionaries, who played a huge role in so much of all of our fav. music coming out...

Per The New york Daily News:

Hip-hop mogul Chris Lighty died Thursday morning after apparently shooting himself in the head in his Bronx apartment, sources told the Daily News.

Lighty, 44 — a longtime manager of 50 Cent, Diddy, Ja Rule and Mariah Carey — was found dead inside his South Riverdale apartment about 11:30 a.m., police sources said.

It appeared he died from a bullet to his head, sources said. A gun was recovered next to his body.

Law enforcement sources said Lighty — who divorced his wife, Veronica, last year — may have been dealing with financial struggles, including owing about $5 million to the IRS.

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