Hip-Hop Community in Shock Over Chris Lighty’s Sudden Death


/ August 30, 2012

VIBE is still in shock over the tragic death of veteran hip-hop mogul Chris Lighty. The hip-hop community is currently send their condolences on Twitter. Check out what hip-hop has to say below.

Scooter Braun (‏@scooterbraun) hard to believe it is true but RIP to my friend Chris Lighty. gone too soon

Joe Budden ‏(@JoeBudden) Damn Chris Lighty …… Smh. #RIP

Childish Gambino ‏(@DonaldGlover) rest in peace Chris Lighty. thank you for everything

Terrence J ‏(@TerrenceJ) RIP to Chris Lighty. Dude gave me life changing advice & wisdom. A tragic loss, he will be deeply missed. Prayers to the family.

Chuck D ‏(@MrChuckD) R I P Chris Lighty SMH to the mongrels that have made the BLACKmusic industry a depressing game to drag such good cats into a pit of bullshit

PUSHA T ‏(@PUSHA_T) Rest in Peace @clighty this is terrible news!!

Game (‏@thegame) R.I.P. to my old friend “Chris Lighty”. Tragedy has once again struck the music industry & this time it hit http://instagr.am/p/O9kXSYGoko/

DJ Whoo Kid ‏(@DJWhooKid) RIP Chris Lighty — A very Sad day in Hip Hop and Life itself — my brother is gone.

Sway ‏(@SwayUK) Chris Lighty, Thank you for helping some of the Worlds greatest entertainers to be heard & seen over the years, long live your legacy. #RIP

Rocsi Diaz (‏@rocsidiaz) R.I.P Chris Lighty

DJ DRAMA ‏(@DJDRAMA) wow. no words. RIP Chris Lighty.