Who Was Chris Lighty?

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  • Chris Lighty | Violator | Russell Simmons | Music | BET
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  • Chris Lighty | Diddy | Violator | Music | BET
  • Chris Lighty | 50 Cent | Violator | Music | BET
  • Chris Lighty | Mariah Carey | Music | BET
  • Chris Lighty | Busta Rhymes | Kelis | Violator | Music | BET
  • A Tribe Called Quest | Chris Lighty | Music | BET
  • Chris Lighty | Jungle Brothers | Music | BET
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  • BDP Crew | Chris Lighty | Music | BET
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  • DJ Kool Red Alert | Chris Lighty | Music | BET
  • Chris Lighty | Violator | Music | BET
  • Chris Lighty | Violator | Music | BET

Expanding Hip Hop

Chris, along with Jay Z, was one of the earliest entrepreneurs to take hip hop from being respected as just a music culture to a business arena with limitless opportunity in the '90s. 

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