Hollywood celebrities pay tribute to Hip-hop mogul Chris Lighty who has died in an apparent suicide at his home on Thursday morning, (August 30) - Nicki Minaj, Soulja Boy, P. Diddy, Mary J. Blige and Ludacris send their prayers to Chris and his clan.
The manager and businessman Chris Lighty has dead, aged 44, Thursday morning in his Bronx apartment in New York City – after he shot himself to the head after an argument with his estranged wife at his Bronx apartment.
Chris Lighty, who handled the likes Mariah Carey, 50 Cent, Ja Rule, P Diddy, Mobb Deep, Missy Elliott and LL Cool J – It is alleged that he had shot himself in the head, sosurces said. He had allegedly been going through a divorce and other financial issues.
50 Cent released a statement upon hearing of Lighty’s death, saying: “Chris has been an important part of his business and personal growth for a decade. He was a good pal and adviser, who helped him develop as an artist and businessman. His prayers are with his family unit, and he will be greatly missed.
Several celebrities also paid their tributes and expressed tribute on Twitter accounts. P Diddy told: R.I.P. Chris Lighty – Lighty was a dear friend of his and he still can’t believe it. Rihanna tweeted: Rest peacefully Chris Lighty, her prayers go out to family and loved ones – Dear God please have mercy. Nicki Minaj tweeted: Another tragic & unbelievable loss for the culture. #RIPChrisLighty.”
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