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Hip-Hop Legend, Chucky Thompson, Dead At 53

Chucky Thompson

Carl “Chucky” Thompson, a music producer who made hits for artists like Notorious B.I.G. and Mary J. Blige, has died at the age of 53.

Thompson’s publicist Tamar Juda confirmed the in a statement to USA Today on Monday. She did not disclose his cause of death.

In the statement she wrote:

It is with a very heavy heart that I can confirm the passing of Chucky Thompson. To anyone in his orbit, you know how generous he was with his energy, creativity, and love. Both the music industry and the world have lost a titan.

Audio engineer Gimel Androus Keaton, better known by his stage name Young Guru, mourned Thompson on Instagram Monday.

Keaton wrote, along with a photo of him with Thompson:

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There is nothing I can write that will take away this pain. I have to say RIP to my mentor, my big brother, the who changed my life forever. You treated me like from day one. You put me in rooms with Biggie. I will forever be in your and I will forever be your little brother. This one hurts so bad I can’t even explain it. RIP @chucklife365 there will never be another you!!!!

Thompson got his start in go-go music as part of Chuck Brown’s band The Soul Searchers. As a producer, he had a hand in bringing forth hit songs like Notorious B.I.G.’s “Big Poppa” and Faith Evans’ “Soon As I Get Home,” as well as Blige’s 1994 album “My Life.”

Thompson’s storied career also involved collaborations with Jennifer Lopez, Usher, Snoop Dogg, and TLC and saw him become a founding member of Sean “Diddy” Combs’ in-house production team, known as The Hitmen.

Prior to his death, Thompson was working alongside Shania Twain and was in the process of filming a documentary about his life.

 

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