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Conflicting Reports In Death of Chris Lighty

Investigators dig deep in death of music mogul

Investigators dig deep in death of music mogul

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Chris Lighty’s Family Hires Private Investigator to Probe Death

Was Chris Lighty's death really a suicide?

Was Chris Lighty’s death really a suicide?

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Rapper/Producer Consequence Talks Career Post-Kanye West

Consequence is excited about his Pooch Hall collaboration

By Chantell Black
Producer/rapper Consequence, cousin of rapper Q-Tip and formerly associated with Kayne’s G.O.O.D. Music…

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Chris Lighty’s Funeral Gathers Hip-Hop Community

The music industry's brightest stars pay tribute to hip-hop mogul

The music industry’s brightest stars pay tribute to hip-hop mogul

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Chris Lighty’s Wife Denies Role in Death, Officially Ruled Suicide

The hip-hop mogul's estranged wife says they did not fight

The hip-hop mogul’s estranged wife says they did not fight

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Writer Danyel Smith Pens Obit to Rap Mogul Chris Lighty

Former editor of Billboard, Vibe remembers hip-hop friend

Former editor of Billboard, Vibe remembers hip-hop friend

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Twitter Reacts To The Death Of Hip-Hop Manager Chris Lighty

The web reacts to the shocking news of Lighty's death

The web reacts to the shocking news of Lighty’s death

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Legendary Hip-Hop Manager Chris Lighty Found Dead

Reports on Twitter claim the music industry manager is dead

Reports on Twitter claim the music industry manager is dead

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As the co-founder of Violator Management, music industry veteran Chris Lighty has had a hand in the careers of such notable artists as LL Cool J, Missy Elliott and Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, among others. Recently, he partnered with fellow music mogul Michael “Blue” Williams to form Primary/Violator, a new full-service management, publishing and marketing firm. During his interview with BlackEnterprise.com about the merger, Lighty shared his five tips for success in business. —Brett Johnson

Chris Lighty’s 5 Tips for Success in Business

The music mogul shares his personal keys to a fruitful career

Co-founder of Violator Management and current manager for Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, Chris Lighty reveals…

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A veteran of the music industry, Michael “Blue” Williams worked his way up the ranks to make a name for himself as the artist manager for such notable acts such as OutKast. The President of Family Tree Entertainment recently partnered with fellow music mogul Chris Lighty to form Primary/Violator,  a new full-service management, publishing and marketing firm. During his interview with BlackEnterprise.com about the merger, Williams shared his five tips for success in business. —Brett Johnson

Blue Williams’ 5 Tips for Success in Business

The longtime music manager reveals his personal keys to success

Music mogul and OutKast manager Michael “Blue” Williams shares trade secrets on what it takes…

By Brett Johnson

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Music Managers Chris Lighty & Blue Williams Make a Power Move

The successful music moguls join forces to launch a new full-service firm, Primary/Violator

After steering the careers of artists like 50 Cent and OutKast, among others, music moguls…

By Brett Johnson

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Black Music Month Power Player: Chris Lighty, The Executive

From carrying crates to making $100 mil deals to his latest venture, music exec Chris Lighty proves why, in business, "persistence overcomes resistance"

From carrying crates to making $100 mil deals to his latest venture, music exec Chris…

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10 People You Need to Catch at the 2011 Entrepreneurs Conference

Our annual Entrepreneurs Conference is less than two weeks away; see which power players will be in attendance

Maybe it’s the alluring lineup—a compilation of brand barons, company founders, and other business executives—that…

By Janel Martinez

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Hip-Hop Business Maven Mona Scott-Young Talks Running the Show

The media exec details why she branched out and why women need to network like men

The exec producer of VH1′s ‘Love & Hip Hop’ discusses her latest venture

By Janel Martinez

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