chris-lighty-tribute

The highlight of the BET Hip-Hop Awards 2012 was an emotional sendoff to mogul Chris Lighty. The Hip-Hop community paid tribute the best way they know how, through celebration. Busta Rhymes, 50 Cent, Fat Joe, A Tribe Called Quest, and Missy Elliot, all performed timeless hits from the Violator catalog all helmed by Chris Lighty. With an intro from LL Cool J and Funkmaster Flex behind the tables, watch the chilling tribute.

Watch the tribute after the jump….

Previously:
BET Hip-Hop Awards 2012 Performances: Wiz Khalifa, Young Jeezy, Rick Ross, 2 Chainz, Kendrick Lamar & More
BET Hip-Hop Awards 2012 Cyphers: Grand Hustle, ASAP Rocky, Mac Miller, West Coast, Ruff Ryders & More
BET Hip-Hop Awards 2012 Cypher ‘The Warm Up’ (Vol. 1 & 2) (Video)
2012 BET Hip-Hop Awards: Rick Ross, T.I., Missy Elliott, 50 Cent & More (Photos)
Wiz Khalifa, Miguel, T.I. & More Walk the 2012 BET Hip-Hop Awards Red Carpet (Photos)
War and Peace at the BET Hip-Hop Awards: Starring Rick Ross, Jeezy, 50 Cent and Fat Joe