Hi-Five lead singer Tony Thompson was found dead yesterday (June 1) in his hometown of Waco, Texas.
Sources told AllHipHop.com that Thompson’s body was found outside of an apartment complex around 10:00 pm.
He allegedly died of drug overdose, but the cause of death has to be confirmed.
Thompson and Hi-Five hit #1 with 1990’s “I Like The Way (The Kissing Game),” which was produced by R&B/Hip-Hop producer Teddy Riley and taken from the group’s debut, Hi-Five.
The album also produced singles like “I Can’t Wait Another Minute” and “I Just Can’t Handle It.”
Hi-Five broke up around 1994 but reunited and released a new album The Return in 2006 on Thompson’s record label N’Depth.
Thompson also collaborated with Port Arthur, Texas rapper Bun-B on his 2006 single “Rock Ya Body,” which was produced by Play-N-Skillz.
Thompson, was working on new material for an upcoming album as well.