The hip-hop and R&B communities are mourning the loss of legendary producer Carl “Chucky” Thompson.
On Monday (Aug. 9), Thompson’s publicist issued a statement to XXL, confirming the sad news that Thompson died at 53 years old.
“It is with a very heavy heart that I can confirm the passing of Chucky Thompson,” the statement reads. “To anyone in his orbit, you know how generous he was with his energy, creativity and love. Both the music industry, and the world has lost a titan.”
Although the cause of death has not been revealed nor confirmed, according to radio personality Donnie Simpson, Thompson’s passing could be connected to complications related to COVID-19.
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