RIP | HipHop Legend & Violator CEO Chris Lighty Is Dead

Chris Lighty is considered a music legend as he has worked with:

Mariah Carey, Busta Rhymes, Q-Tip, Missy  Elliott, Fantasia, Mya, Diggy Simmons, Ja Rule, Mobb  Deep, LL Cool J, Nas and 50 Cent

He joined Rush Ent with Russell Simmons and he’s the founder of Violator Management which is a company, marketing group, record label. Reports say he has committed suicide. He was 43. These artist are signed to Violator Management:

  • Mariah Carey
  • 50 Cent
  • Busta Rhymes
  • Diggy Simmons
  • Charles Hamilton
  • Diddy
  • Swizz Beatz
  • Macy Gray
  • Missy Elliott
  • N.O.R.E.
  • Gorilla Zoe
  • Papoose
  • Q-Tip
  • Red Alert
  • Saigon
  • Three 6 Mafia
  • Tony Yayo
  • Twista
  • Uncle Murda
  • Winky Wright


Former artist that were signed to Violator:

  • Olivia
  • Big Pun (deceased)
  • Fat Joe
  • LL Cool J
  • Mobb Deep
  • Warren G
  • Foxy Brown
  • Teairra Mari
  • The Beatnuts
  • JoJo Pellegrino

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