Chris Lighty, hip-hop manager and mogul, died Thursday morning of an apparent suicide. The 44-year-old was found dead in his Bronx apartment, according to New York Daily News. Police said his body was discovered at about 11:30am, and that he died from an apparent bullet to his head. A gun was recovered next to his body.
Chris Lighty and Veronica Lighty divorced in 2010.
Lighty, who managed 50 Cent, Diddy, Ja Rule, and more over his career in the inudstry, was apparently dealing with financial struggles and a divorce from his wife, Veronica, last year. He reportedly owed the IRS about $5 million.