According to AllHipHop, one of D.C.’s greatest musical talents transitioned following a battle with COVID-19. R.I.P. to a true icon.

Unfortunately, the man behind hits like The Notorious B.I.G.’s “Big Poppa,” Faith Evans’ “You Used To Love Me,” and Nas’ classic track “One Mic,” died after a fight with COVID-19.

Chucky Thompson was a member of Bad Boy Entertainment’s legendary “Hitmen” production team.

Thompson was one of the founding members of the squad, which included Easy Moe Bee and Deric “D-Dot” Angelettie.

The Washington D.C. native got his start playing the congas with Go-Go music legend Chuck Brown and The Soul Searchers, before finding his way to Bad Boy.

In addition to his hits with Diddy and Bad Boy, Thompson churned out hits for Tevin Campbell, New Edition, TLC, Busta Rhymes, Juvenile, and Mary J. Blige to name a few.

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