The music business legend built many powerful careers.
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Before his tragic 2012 suicide, Chris Lighty was arguably hip hop's biggest mega-manager. Rising through the ranks from DJ Red Alert's crate carrier to reputed road manager, he went on to found Violator Management, which guided the careers of 50 C...
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Legendary hip hop exec Chris Lighty, who managed the careers of 50 Cent, Fat Joe, LL Cool J and many other rap icons, shot himself on Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012, outside his apartment in the Bronx after an argument with his ex-wife.
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Sadly, Pro Era crew member Capital Steez joins the list of musicians who took their own lives.