Reality Bites: R.I.P. Chris Lighty x DJ Wonder Musical Tribute

Suicide is real. A lot of people have contemplated suicide at some point in their lives and others have attempted to carry out the task and failed. Then there are some who were successful. Unfortunately, Chris Lighty was one of them. There are some who feel that this was not in his character to do and are demanding an investigation into something further. To date, his death has been ruled a suicide. Let it be known that you never know EVERYTHING a person is going through or feeling. Suicide is never an impossibility. For some, it is the only way out. There were rumors of debt, an estranged wife with whom he argued, and probably other things on Lighty’s plate that were ultimate stressors. We will never know except to assume that life can be overwhelming sometimes and it overwhelmed him. Whatever his struggle, hopefully he is finally at peace.

Chris Lighty’s life was one that beamed longevity. He had his hands in all kinds of industry projects and was responsible for a myriad of things getting off the ground. Many artists wouldn’t have careers if it wasn’t for him.

Honoring his life is a priority and while words are comforting, so is music.

Sway In the Morning DJ, DJ Wonder (Shade 45), put together an awesome playlist of artists that worked with Lighty as a way to honor him. This mix is special as it celebrates the life of a man who was passionate about his work. Check the tracklist, listen below and download here —————> DJ Wonder Chris Lighty Tribute Mix

1. Black Sheep – Pass the 40
2. Jungle Brothers – J-Beez Comin’ Through
3. Jungle Brothers – J-Beez Comin’ Through (Bonus Beats)
4. A Tribe Called Quest – Buggin’ Out
5. A Tribe Called Quest – Check the Rhime
6. A Tribe Called Quest – Oh My God
7. A Tribe Called Quest – Oh My God (Live From The Tibetan Freedom Concert)
8. A Tribe Called Quest – God Lives Through
9. Fat Joe – Dedication
10. Fat Joe – Livin Fat
11. Fat Joe – The Shit Is Real (Primo Rmx)
12. Warren G/Nate Dogg – Regulate
13. Warren G – This DJ
14. Case featuring Foxy Brown – Touch Me Tease Me
15. LL Cool J – Doin it Again
16. LL Cool J – Doin’ It
17. A Tribe Called Quest – 1nce Again
18. Jungle Brothers, De La Soul, & Q-Tip – How Ya Want It We Got It (Remix)
19. Cru/LOX – Live at the Tunnel
20. Busta Rhymes – Put Your Hands Where My Eyes Can See
21. Busta Rhymes – Rhymes Galore
22. Busta Rhymes – Everybody Rise
23. Busta Rhymes – Tear da Roof Off
24. Q-Tip – Vivrant Thing
25. Noreaga/Styles P – I Come Thru
26. Missy Elliot – Whatcha Gon Do
27. Missy Elliot – On And On
28. 50 Cent – If I Can’t
29. 50 Cent – Back Down 10:00am
30. 50 Cent – What Up Gangsta?
31. A Tribe Called Quest – Stressed Out
32. A Tribe Called Quest – 8 Million Stories

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