Tony Thompson, the lead singer of 90′s group Hi-Five was found dead yesterday (June 1) in his hometown of Waco, Texas outside of an apartment complex around 10:00 pm.
The cause of death has not been confirmed, but sources say he died of a drug overdose.
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. READ MORE
I vaguely remember Thompson and the group Hi-Five, but I can see he had a number of fans with the number of emails we received. Condolences to his family and friends…