Chucky Thompson
Birth nameCarl Edward Thompson Jr.
Born(1968-07-12)July 12, 1968
Washington, D.C., U.S.
DiedAugust 9, 2021(2021-08-09) (aged 53)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
GenresHip hop, R&B
Occupation(s)Record producer
Years active1991–2020
LabelsBad Boy Entertainment
Associated actsMary J. Blige, Sean Combs, The Notorious B.I.G., Faith Evans, Nas

Carl Edward "Chucky" Thompson Jr.[1][2] (July 12, 1968 – August 9, 2021) was an American hip hop and R&B record producer.[3]

Biography

Thompson was a member of Bad Boy Entertainment's "Hitmen" team of in-house producers during the 1990s, and worked with Bad Boy mogul Sean Combs on material for artists such as The Notorious B.I.G. and Faith Evans.[3][4]

Thompson was born in Washington, D.C. in 1968.[1] His productions include Mary J. Blige's My Life, The Notorious B.I.G.'s Ready to Die and Faith Evans's Faith. Thompson also produced for Nas ("One Mic").

Thompson died of complications from COVID-19 at a hospital in Los Angeles, California on August 9, 2021.[1][5][6]

Production credits

With Puff Daddy

References

  1. ^ a b c Genzlinger, Neil (August 18, 2021). "Chucky Thompson, Hitmaking Producer, Is Dead at 53". The New York Times. Retrieved August 18, 2021.
  2. ^ "Carl Thompson". Archived from the original on July 7, 2011.
  3. ^ a b "Interview: Chucky Thompson Takes Us Back to His Days With Diddy's "Hitmen" and Producing Mary J. Blige's Classic "My Life" Album (Part 1)". youknowigotsoul.com. You Know I Got Soul. Retrieved May 20, 2015.
  4. ^ Centeno, Tony. "#DoYouRemember The Original Hitmen Of Bad Boy Records". watchloud.com. Watchloud. Archived from the original on July 29, 2015. Retrieved May 20, 2015.
  5. ^ NBC4 Washington (August 10, 2021). "Prolific Bad Boy Producer and DC Native Chucky Thompson Dies at 53". Retrieved August 11, 2021.
  6. ^ Saint-Vil, Sweenie (August 9, 2021). "Chucky Thompson passes away". REVOLT. Retrieved August 9, 2021.