Update: 2017-06-101


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. In this podcast miniseries from Gimlet Media and Loud Speakers Network, we tell the story of Chris Lighty, from the first breakbeat to the last heartbeat. 

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Mogul Live!


Behind the Beats: Part 2


Behind the Beats: Part 1


On That Lo Life $hit


Part 6: August 30, 2012


Mogul Cameo: Uncle Murda


Part 5: How Heavy It Was


Mogul Cameo: N.O.R.E.


Mogul Cameo: Joan Morgan


Part 4: Gucci Boots


Exclusive: Fat Joe


Mogul Cameo: Warren G


Mogul Cameo: Maseo


Part 3: Rice Pilaf




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