Chris Lighty of Violator (Photo by Johnny Nunez/WireImage)
Johnny Nunez

Hip hop mogul Chris Lighty was found dead today in what police are calling an apparent suicide. Here are some of the most moving tributes to his life and influence on Twitter.

Another tragic & inconceivable loss for the culture. #RIPChrisLighty
Aug 30 via UberSocial for BlackBerry Favorite Retweet Reply

Another tragic & inconceivable loss for the culture. #RIPChrisLighty
Aug 30 via UberSocial for BlackBerry Favorite Retweet Reply

R.I.P CHRIS LIGHTY THE MAN THAT SAVED MY LIFE!!!
Aug 30 via Twitter for BlackBerry® Favorite Retweet Reply

R.I.P CHRIS LIGHTY THE MAN THAT SAVED MY LIFE!!!
Aug 30 via Twitter for BlackBerry® Favorite Retweet Reply

R.I.P. Chris Lightly who always had the best energy every time I had an encounter with him. He will be misse http://t.co/9ADmfaMt
Aug 30 via Instagram Favorite Retweet Reply

R.I.P. Chris Lightly who always had the best energy every time I had an encounter with him. He will be misse http://t.co/9ADmfaMt
Aug 30 via Instagram Favorite Retweet Reply

Rest peacefully Chris Lighty, my prayers go out to family and loved ones! Dear God please have mercy
Aug 30 via Twitter for iPhone Favorite Retweet Reply

Rest peacefully Chris Lighty, my prayers go out to family and loved ones! Dear God please have mercy
Aug 30 via Twitter for iPhone Favorite Retweet Reply

U never know what can send a person over the edge or make them want 2 keep living. take it easy on people. We are so fragile.
Aug 30 via Twitter for iPhone Favorite Retweet Reply

U never know what can send a person over the edge or make them want 2 keep living. take it easy on people. We are so fragile.
Aug 30 via Twitter for iPhone Favorite Retweet Reply

I feel like I stepped into the twilight zone. Chris Lighty RIP. This Shit hurts.
Aug 31 via Twitter for BlackBerry® Favorite Retweet Reply

I feel like I stepped into the twilight zone. Chris Lighty RIP. This Shit hurts.
Aug 31 via Twitter for BlackBerry® Favorite Retweet Reply

Love & heartfelt prayers go out to Chris Lighty's family & all of us whose lives he touched. Words cannot express the sadness we share today
Aug 31 via web Favorite Retweet Reply

Love & heartfelt prayers go out to Chris Lighty's family & all of us whose lives he touched. Words cannot express the sadness we share today
Aug 31 via web Favorite Retweet Reply