Violator Founder Chris Lighty Passes Away

Still recovery from the death of Chris Nadler, the music industry has been hit with another striking blow. With sadness we announce that Chris Lighty has passed on. Lighty is known for being a manager and musical mastermind behind Violator Management. His most notable work is with some of the industry’s superstars like Mariah Carey, Missy Elliot and Busta Rhymes to name a few. The apparent cause of death was suicide. Lighty was found with an apparent self inflicted gunshot wound in his home in the Bronx, NY. Lighty, who recently divorced ex wife last year, was rumored to have IRS troubles mounting to $5Million. Though rumors haven’t been confirmed, we are deeply saddened by the lost of this musical genius. All of us at the here at BiBi’s Next To Blow are devastated to hear of the loss and would like to extend our deepest gratitude to his family and Violator. He will be missed.