– — – The funeral for beloved hip hop manager Chris Lighty proved to be a coming-together of some of the most legendary names in hip hop. The Violator founder reportedly killed himself last week, and his death sent shockwaves throughout the music industry. On Wednesday (September 5th), numerous notables came out to bid final farewell to the industry veteran.
The service was held at Frank E. Campbell Funeral Chapel, which also hosted The Notorious B.I.G. and Aaliyah’s high-profile funerals.
Among those in attendance were LL Cool J, Missy Elliott, Lauryn Hill, Busta Rhymes, Mary J. Blige, Diddy, Grandmaster Flash 50 Cent, Fat Joe, and others via hiphopblog.com