Here’s how the twittersphere responded to the bad news of Chris Lighty’s passing.
@clighty please say it ain’t so!?
— Naughty by Nature (@naughtybynature) August 30, 2012
Hard one to grab Yo damn…. My most humble prayers to the family of Chris Lighty!
— Ghostface Killah (@GhostfaceKillah) August 30, 2012
R.I.P CHRIS LIGHTY THE MAN THAT SAVED MY LIFE!!!
— FAT JOE (@fatjoe) August 30, 2012
Chris Lighty, Thank you for helping some of the Worlds greatest entertainers to be heard & seen over the years, long live your legacy.
— Sway (@SwayUK) August 30, 2012
Rest in Peace
@clighty this is terrible news!!
— PUSHA T (@PUSHA_T) August 30, 2012
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 bullsht
— Chuck D (@MrChuckD) August 30, 2012
Damn Chris Lighty …… Smh.
— Joe Budden (@JoeBudden) August 30, 2012
R.I.P TO A HIPHOP LEGEND:
— Nipsey Hussle (@NipseyHussle) August 30, 2012
Chris Lighty was a pioneer in hip hop & the music biz period! He was a good man & a good friend. Prayers for his family & his children..
— OMAR EPPS (@omarepps) August 30, 2012
Rest in peace Chris Lighty. Your words and your vision are constant inspiration to me. Forever.
— Talib Kweli Greene (@TalibKweli) August 30, 2012
R.I.P 2 My Manager CHRIS LIGHTY
— Yo Gotti (@YoGottiKOM) August 30, 2012
Chris Lighty was everything to me in my Flipmode years. So busy rescuing others sorry we couldn’t rescue you. You will be missed brother…
— Rah Digga (@therealrahdigga) August 30, 2012
R I P to the kindest guy Chris Lighty. Thank you for being a manager to Diggy & a part of our family.. You are loved & will be missed
— Rev Run (@RevRunWisdom) August 30, 2012
When Erick & Parrish shitted on me, Chris Lighty ALWAYS got me gigs to keep food on my table for my Family.
— Turntable Whisperer(@DJScratch) August 30, 2012
RIP Chris Lighty bit.ly/PT6zh6
— Sway Calloway (@RealSway) August 30, 2012