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TV One’s “Celebrity Crime Files” returns with a in-depth look into the death of music industry executive, Chris Lighty. Derrick “D-Nice” Jones joined Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now” to discuss the season premiere of “Celebrity Crime Files” and  reflect on his good friend, Chris Lighty.   Listen to their conversation below. The new season of “Celebrity Crime […]

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Podcast: Download Atlanta Hawks co-owner Bruce Levenson has decided to sell his controlling interest in the team after a two year old racially charged email surfaced. Some have called the email racist, while others have dismissed it from being racially insensitive. Roland Martin and the “NewsOne Now” Straight Talk panel (Cleo Manago, Francesca Chambers and Wilmer Leon III, Ph.D.) tackled the controversy […]


The life of Hip-Hop mogul, Chris Lighty, was celebrated at the 2012 BET Hip-Hop Awards by some of the top artists in the industry. Clients that he cultivated, such as Fat Joe, Q-Tip, Phife Dawg, Fifty Cent, Missy Elliot, and Busta Rhymes, screaming his signature ‘ Violator,’ in honor of Lighty’s Violator Management, brought the […]

There is a reported rift between the late Chris Lighty’s wife, Veronica, and his family. Those who were closest to Lighty are reportedly suspicious of the circumstances surrounding his death last month and are demanding answers. SEE ALSO: Hip-Hop Heavyweights Pay Tribute To Chris Lighty At BET Awards Show Now 50 Cent, along with the late music manager’s […]

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Hip-hop executive Chris Lighty (pictured) has died from an apparent suicide. The native of the Bronx died today of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to various sources. He was found in the backyard of his Bronx apartment at 11.30 a.m. Thursday morning. While no one knows exactly why he put an end to his own […]

The head of Violator Management Chris Lighty who helped construct the careers of 50 Cent and P. Diddy, Chris Lighty, is now launching a site that can help you get your career off the ground. For $10 dollars you will now be able to submit your demo to “We are in the Internet age,” […]