The passing of a music veteran always manages to shake up the industry, causing artists across the board to take a moment of silence and remembrance. The unexpected death of renowned hip-hop mogul Chris Lighty prompted a wave of responses on Twitter, from journalists, actors and artists alike.
Mary J. Blige: "U never know what can send a person over the edge or make them want to keep living. take it easy on people. We are so fragile."
dream hampton: "So sad."
Monica: "Another tragic loss!! God Bless the Lighty Fam, My heart aches Chris."
DJ Drama: "wow. no words. RIP Chris Lighty."
Ghostface Killah: "Hard one to grab Yo damn…My most humble prayers to the family of Chris Lighty!"
Keyshia Cole: "Maan I'm sooo sorry to hear this!!! This is CRAZY!!!"
Naughty by Nature: "R.I.P @clighty please say it ain't so!?"
Lady Luck: "Wtff!!!??? Chris Lighty dead…Suicide?!!? Aww man rest in peace luv"
Fat Joe: "I Would Be Nothing Without YOU!!! My kids appreciate YOU God Bless Chris Lighty"
Malik Yoba: "Always a smile when I saw him. RIP Chris Lighty!!! WTH?!! Black men are suffering silently and not asking for help. Men cry in the drk!"