Hip-hop manager Chris Lighty is dead after he reportedly shot himself while arguing with his ex-wife in the Bronx.

Lighty was a longtime manager of stars like 50 Cent, Diddy and Mariah Carey.

The Daily News reports that Lighty shot himself while he was fighting with his ex-wife Veronica in Riverdale. Lighty was 44.

Sources told the newspaper that he may have been struggling financially.


According to the Associated Press, cops recovered no note but found a handgun at the scene.

Read the Associated Press obituary here.