Listen to Spotify’s New Podcast Stream: “Mogul: The Life and Death of Chris Lighty”

Chris Lighty was a giant in hip-hop. He managed Foxy Brown, Fat Joe, Missy Elliott, Busta Rhymes, LL Cool J, 50 Cent—anyone who was anyone worked with Lighty. But in 2012 he was found dead at his home in the Bronx, a death that left the music world reeling.

And now, Spotify is honoring his life with an audio documentary series titled, Mogul: The Life & Death of Chris Lighty. The podcast will stream 6 episodes in collaboration with Gimlet Media and the Loud Speakers Network, and is hosted and narrated by Loud Speakers Network co-founder Combat Jack.

Listen below to the first two episodes featurind conversations with Chris’ family, close friends, and former clients.


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