Ever since the tragic suicide of Hip-Hop mogul and Violator Management founder Chris Lighty, the Hip-Hop community has been in shock.  This was a guy that was not only well known, but well liked with a wife and kids. 

What happened?  What was so bad that he took his own life?  That's exactly what his family and friends are trying to find out.  His wife, Veronica and brother Dave have recently spoken out about his recent death.  Which, by the way is rumored to have been because he and his wife had a bad argument and he was over his head in dept.

His wife says he had a lot on his shoulders, but his brother isn't buying it.  Find out what they had to say with Tha Wire below.  In more news, Nicki Minaj is known for doing and saying shocking things.  However, her latest stunt might back fire in a negative way.  She's featured on Lil Waynes new mixtape on song called "Mercy" and raps about endorsing Mitt Romney.  Learn more by clicking here.

In other Nicki Minaj news, she along with Lil Wyane and 2 Chainz have been added to the list of performs on MTV's Video Music Awards.  The whole sha-bang is going to be hosted by the crazy Kevin Hart and airs this week.  Get the scoop and skinny on this years VMA's and all of the above now.  Press play to hear Tha Wire: