Sean Combs, Missy Elliot, 50 Cent, and LL Cool J were among the stars who gathered to pay tribute to tragic hip-hop mogul Chris Lighty during a special memorial service in New York on Wednesday (05Sep12).
Combs' former manager was found dead in his Bronx, New York apartment on 30 August (12) with a gunshot wound to the head, and the New York Medical Examiner's office later confirmed Lighty's injuries were self-inflicted.
Dozens of celebrities mourned his sudden passing on immediately after the tragedy, and on Wednesday many turned out for his funeral at the Frank E. Campbell Funeral Chapel in Manhattan.
Q-Tip and rap mogul Russell Simmons were also spotted among the mourners, and hip-hop pioneer Grandmaster Flash addressed attendees, stating Lighty's death was "really sad".
According to the Associated Press, Lighty's casket, surrounded by white flowers, was put on display and guests watched a short slide show honouring his life.