Hip Hop Awards Remembers Chris Lighty

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Chris Lighty

Powerhouse music executive Chris Lighty passed away on Aug. 30 after reportedly suffering a self-inclicted gunshot wound to the head. The 44-year-old was the man behind some of rap's biggest stars, helping them achieve hit records and lucrative business deals. As the music world mourns, the BET Hip Hop Awards reflects on the mega manager's life with an unforgettable tribute. (Photo: AP Photo/Jim Cooper, file)

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