Hip-Hop mogul Chris Lighty has passed away this morning, from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. According to theNew York Daily News, police found a gun next to him in his South Riverdale apartment at around 11:30 am.


Law enforcement sources said Lighty — who divorced his wife, Veronica, last year — may have been dealing with financial struggles, including owing about $5 million to the IRS.