Chris Lighty

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Birthday
8, 1968
Birthplace
The Bronx, NY
Death Date
Aug 30, 2012 (44)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
8, 1968
Birthplace
The Bronx, NY
Death Date
Aug 30, 2012 (44)

About

American music executive, best known for founding the label Violator.

Before Fame

He grew up in the projects and said that he received his MBA in Hell.

Trivia

He brokered in 2004 what was at the time the most expensive hip-hop endorsement deal to date: 50 Cent's $100,000,000 deal with Vitamin Water.

Family Life

He committed suicide in 2012, though his brother believed it was a murder and launched an investigation.

Associated With

He helped LL Cool J once land a GAP commercial in 1997.

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