Chris Lighty, one of the most notable music executives on the Hip-Hop side of things, has a story that is certainly worth telling. Nearly five years since his death by a reported suicide, the head of the Violator record label and music management company will be the focus of a new podcast titled Mogul: The […]


The jury in the James “Jimmy Henchman” Rosemond murder trial could not come to a final verdict, therefore it ended in a mistrial.


The beef between 50 Cent‘s G-Unit Records and James “Jimmy Henchman” Rosemond has never been a secret. But now we are presented a clear picture of how deep this feud really went.

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Known for his very violent approach to Rap music, Uncle Murda has always been a wild card. He spoke on his trials and tribulations as Hip-Hop’s bad guy with The Breakfast Club.


50 Cent doesn’t quit when it comes cooking beef. Former music executive James “Jimmy Henchman” Rosemond is doing life in jail and Fif’ is still sending shots at him via social media.

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Yesterday marked the one year anniversary of mogul Chris Lighty‘s passing. The co-founder of Violator Management, all around conduit for Hip-Hop culture, and a host of other things was one of the few truly standup guys in the industry, leaving many shocked and distraught that he would allegedly take his own life.

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“Things can get overwhelming, that’s the bottom line,” Joe Budden tells Hip-Hop Wired about the steps that lead to suicide. The Love & Hip Hop New York star has been open about his battle with sobriety and spoke with us about the slow-moving issue taking down the Black male and Hip-Hop communities.


With gun violence still running rampant, music executive Michael “Blue” Williams has come up with an idea to get firearms off the streets of New York City. The head of Family Tree Entertainment has pitched  a proposal aimed at offering mentoring and a little celebrity man power, in exchange for people turning in weapons.


Family Tree Entertainment held its third annual pre-Grammy brunch in Beverly Hills, Calif. Sat. (Feb. 9), celebrating the life of music exec, Chris Lighty. Music manager, Michael “Blue” Williams of Family Tree Entertainment hosted the soiree held at BOA steak house, and co- sponsored by Monster Energy Drink, Morgan Stanley, and FLUD.

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The death of music executive Chris Lighty left 50 Cent without his good friend and manager, which prompted the rapper to take control of his own career. Lighty, founder of Violator Management, steered 50’s career up until his death, two months ago.

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At the 2012 BET Hip-Hop Awards, one of the highlights of the show was the big tribute to fallen Hip-Hop mogul, Chris Lighty. Rappers 50 Cent and Fat Joe put their beef to rest to honor their fallen manager and was joined by Busta Rhymes, A Tribe Called Quest, Missy Elliott and more. 

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One of the highlights of the 2012 BET Hip Hop Awards, set to air on October 9th, will be a tribute the late Chris Lighty that featured performances froom Missy Elliott, A Tribe Called Quest, 50 Cent and Fat Joe. The fact that Joe Crack and Fif shared the same stage after being the bitterest […]