Lead Singer From The Group Hi-Five Found DEAD!!

: MediaTakeOut.com has learned that Tony Thompson, the lead singer to the popular 90s R&B group Hi-Five has died. Tony was found dead outside of an apartment complex in Waco Texas.

Speculation is that the young man died of a drug overdose. But the cause of death has yet to be released to the public.

The group Hi-Five was responsible for the hit #1 song I Like The Way (The Kissing Game). They also made the hit singles I Can't Wait Another Minute and I Just Can't Handle It.

The group split in 1994 but Tony was working on new material for an upcoming album.

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mzwax
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THAT IS SOOOOOO SAD!!!!!


skilletcheek
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1st punk ass bitches


h0ney_bunz
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RUGGED!! www.myspace.com/h0ney_bunz


everybodyluvsMJ
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That is so sad....RIP....Although honestly I don't know which one that is...even with the pic, I'm sorry to say. But it is still sad, and a tragic loss to his family and friends.


sexycocoa
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That is so tragic I loved their music alot back in the day especially his voice.My prayers are with him and his family.


QueenME209615
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Now if you ever read an article and HOPE its not true.... Its definitely this one!!!! For the few years HI-Five was together..... I liked this group A LOT!!!!! If it is true......How many WAKE UP calls do we really need b-4 its way too late??? I can hear it now....Naw, that wont ever happen to ME......Yeah money, broke whateva- - drug overdoses kill.......So Sad!! RIP Tony.....


sexycocoa
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@Skilletcheek someone died and all you can worry about is being not even first dummy but second.How insensitive can you be?Do yourself a favor and get a life.


lilgirlwitbraids
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yo mto always saying stuff this is a hating website if you noticed but n e who rip


SOULglow
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Wow........one of my favorite groups back in the day....OD??????? RIP Tony.....I got my first kiss off 'Kissing Game'


skilletcheek

edubble
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skilletcheek you ignorant a$$hole this was somebodys life and ur not even first and why do you stupid bitches even care...there is NO freakn prize STUPID!!!!! RIP TONY - We loved your music you will be missed


chris-brown-girl
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omg dat sad r.i.p


sexycocoa
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I can see you are about 12 years old Skilletcheek you should be banned you freaking moron!



jjma
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So so sad. I had the biggest crush on him growing up "Cant Wait Another Minute" was my song. I thought he was soooooo cute. I am so sad to hear that. To skilletcheek that was someones son someones father so please lets be respectful please! My prayers to his family friends and many fans.


Deltasky

stefy7
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hell yeah thats mad young of a person because what if u die and media takeout posted it and every body was saying that they were 1st u would like it even though ur not that important for media takeout to be posting any thing about u


Trish
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R.I.P I loved this group


everybodyluvsMJ
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thanks for the circle, MTO. I needed that. and RIP again.


everybodyluvsMJ
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Sad to say, not a joke. RIP Tony Thompson (born September 2, 1975 died June 1, 2007) was an American R&B/soul singer and the lead vocalist of the R&B group Hi-Five. Thompson, who was raised in Oklahoma City, started singing solos in the local church choir at the age of eight. He was noticed by a producer and made a cut of a demo with Roderick Clark, Russell Neal, Marcus Sanders, and Toriano Easley, acquaintances from his days in Waco. Hi-Five signed with Jive Records in 1990. The quintet's self-titled debut album went multi-platinum and created several hits, including "I Like the Way (The Kissing Game)," "I Can't Wait Another Minute," and "Just Another Girlfriend". 1992 brought Keep It Goin' On with "She's Playing Hard to Get" and "Quality Time". Faithful appeared the following year. Thompson's solo debut, Sexsational, was released on Giant Records in 1995. Today, Thompson has his own record label, N'Depth, and has re-incarnated Hi-Five with four new members, one of whom is his younger brother. The group's new album, The Return, was released in 2006.


MissBensonifurnasty
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DAYUM THIS IS SO SAD!!!!! RIP TONY.


angelic1302
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That's really sad...I loved that group too! I had the cassette tape and I also had my first kiss on that song-kissing game...I also loved the other 4 hits they had...I just listened to the kissing game about a week ago...Man! I remembered the Sprite commercial -"I like the Spite"... SMH...we lost another one due to drugs...when will these people wake up?


LdyK
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This is sad....Hopefully it's a mistake or miscommunication! Poor Tony. He was really great. I loved Hi-Five. Tony was soooooooooooo cute!


mrsdiva78
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Yeah, I live in Waco, Texas and I heard about this story last night from one of my family members that live in that apartment complex where he was found... this is a really sad thing that happened and I feel really sad for his entire family. I have known them all for soooo many years and when something happens like this it really hits close to home.... RIP Lil' Tony and to the Thompson family if any of you read this: May God Be With You All!


kim
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skilletcheek is obviously only 9 or 10 years of age I wouldnt waste my time commenting on what a little dumb kid says


girlygirl
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That is sad. Addiction is sad. I hate to hear when people lose control like that. Respect your body..respect your life. And to the ignorant people on this board...learn when to control it! Learn when to and when not to display your ignorance!


angeeqt
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For me, this is beyond heartbreaking. His solo album was "THE BOMB" I loved him to death. True story, in the early 90's I went to their concert with Father M.C., Salt & Pepa, and Tony Toni Tone, in my home town, my neices and I snuck into the hotel where they were staying, and they there he was, as I was about to scream, he said "shh, I'll be right back to sign autographs" I put him in a head lock and kissed him down to the floor. TRUE STORY. We also saw everyone else too, except Father M.C (got autographs from all of them except Salt)


HypeNwild
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um..didnt know him...dont care


tami
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I just saw thier video last night. The Kissing Game is my shiit. So sad.



elevatedmind7
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Oh nooo! This is sooo sad! I absolutely loved this group & his voice! SKilletcheecks, ignorance is bliss & u seem very happy! No matter who it is, there is nothing funny about death & it should b taken seriously! Wat if it was your mother or a family member being discussed.. u would want 2 k.i.l.l sum1 if they did wat u did! He's not able 2 wake up & get another chance 2 live. His family wont b able 2 look into his face, hear his wonderful voice, or be able 2 tell him ''I Love You'' again! You shouldb grateful u hav another chance 2 do all of this & more, so spend more time elevating your mind & making a difference positively in your life & othe ppls lives so when its your time 2 go ppl will hav nothing but good things 2 say about u, instead of saying how ignorant & stupid u r w/ lack of respect & dignity 4 yourself & others! Have a lil class & dont disrespect your mom by showing your ignorance on this topic! Now of the stupidity! Hi5 was the B2K of our era,the early 90s, I still remember the words 2 all my fav songs Kissing Game Cant Wait Another Minute Neva should have let u go etc... I hope his soul was right w/ God despite thee demons he was wrestling w/, these drug overdoses are more frequent nowadays, this is a huge problem! Let this b a lesson 2 all of us that life is short & fragile! Tell your friends & family u love them as much as u can, hug them & kiss them! 2morrow is not promised 2 any of us, we r living on borrowed time! We live as if we r invisible &will live 4ever but that is not the case! We r born 2 die & death can/will com w/o warning! May he rest in peace!


shonene2100
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MAY GOD BLESS HIS SOUL. RIP TONY


nickatnite16
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loved his solo song "i want a love like that" http://youtube.com/watch?v=7MvZe6IXTrs


CharmedStiff
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Tony Thompson..man,Rest `N` Paradise,and Thank You for sharing HI-Five's & Your Solo Muzic.


ReggieBush87
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I DON'T KNOW WHO HE IS BUT I FEEL VERY BAD ABOU THIS SITUATION


vanilla_one
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Skilletcheek, you are such an asswipe, This is such a sad tradegy. I always liked him the best. My favorites were "She's playing hard to get" "Quality Time" "Kissing Game" As I can recall I remember when they were all on the Wendy Williams Show and the rest of the group had disowned him and they arguing back and fourth about who was the best singer. He said he put a whole new group together. I bet the old members are feeling it now. Such a tradegy....


CharmedStiff
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He died from renal cell cancer.Read the link http://www.chartattack.com/damn/2003/11/1907.cfm


CharmedStiff
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Nevermind Wrong Tony Thompson ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^


tinytexasdiamond
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ITS OBVIOUS THAT THOSE WHO DON'T KNOW THIS GROUP ARE TOO YOUNG!! I'M 29 AND I'VE BEEN BANGING HI-5 SINCE MIDDLE SCHOOL!!THEY WERE THE BOMB!!! THIS IS SO SAD!! THIS JUST LETS YOU GUYS KNOW HOW BUSY GOD IS!!! MY PRAYERS GO OUT TO HIS FAMILY. I LIVE IN HOUSTON AND DIDNT KNOW THEY WERE FROM WACO!! THE KISSING GAME?? THAT WAS MY SONG!!!! "I LIKE THE WAY YOU KISS ME WHEN WERE PLAYING THE KISSING GAME....ALL SUMMER LONG WE'VE BEEN TOGETHER..AND I'VE NEVER FELT SO GOOD. CAUSE WHEN I'M WITH YOU, IT'S SUCH A GOOD TIME, YES IT IS...." YA'LL DONT FEEL ME!!!


tinytexasdiamond
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"SHE'S PLAYING HARD TO GET SHE JUST WONT ADMIT, THAT SHE LIKES ME..SHE LIIIKKKEE MEEEE!"


whatamess
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This is very very tragic. I am from Waco born and raised and this is very devastating. He was very talented but the devil takes over our lives and things like this happen. It's funny because everyone in Waco with the last name Thompson swore they were of some kin to him..lol My deepest condolences go out to all his fans, friends, and family


tinytexasdiamond
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" I CANT WAIT ANOTHER MINUTE...NOT ANOTHER MINUTE BABY...OOOOOOOOOHHHHHOOOOOOOOHH!!" SOMEBODY BACK ME UP!! I KNOW I AINT THE ONLY HI-5 FANATIC UP IN HERE!!!!LOL


kenyatta27
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NOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!! ohmigosh I love Hi-Five I even have their GREATEST HITS...I pray for TONY's Family and his fans. 1 Love


jane
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OH LORD..THAT IS SAD.. THIS IS ONE OF MY FAVORITE OLD SCHOOL GROUPS. YOU KNOW I DONT THINK ,WE REALIZE HOW SHORT LIFE IS UNTIL A YOUNG PERSON IS TAKEN... drugs are whipping out our black people, i have a cousin who died from, taken crack to heavy.,and his heart gave out., he was 30 so this hits home for me too.. MY PRAYER ARE WITH HIS FAMILY, I KNOW THIS MUST BE HARD FOR THEM AND HIS FRIENDS ,,RIGHT NOW


JustHangingOut
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This is sooooo sad!! I loved them. RIP Tony. I still play his solo album. I love his remake/version of Stevie Wonder's My Cherie Amor. And his Love like this....I want a baby girl like you I want a love that turns me on, Like Over and Over. Geez. Now I'm gonna play the album all day.



brown_skin
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Sad news people stay away from drugs. FOR THE PUNK ASS NEGRO THAT IS USING MY NAME PLEASE DON'T TRY TO SAY SOMETHING STUPID HERE. I KNOW WHO YOU ARE.


new112
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Nooooo!!!! Not my Tony! It can't be! He's my friend on MySpace! Please don't let this be true!!!


halfapino
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Damn. That is very sad. I hope it's not true about the overdose. RIP


getthatmess
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I will wait to hear if real news services report this. If I don't see something in the next few days, then this is another fake story by this website.


shoe_fetish_chick
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So sorry to hear about this, if it is true. I JUST made a slow jam CD with Unconditional Love by Hi-Five on there. I hope this isn't true cuz Tony could sing and if he made a comeback I would certainly have looked forward to hearing his new material.


sandershay614
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http://www.blogofdeath.com/archives/000501.html NOT THE SAME TONY THOMPSON. MTO GET YA FACTS STRAIGHT.


kimpeach
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OMG! This is so sad! Hi-Five was one of my favorite 90s groups. RIP Tony!! @ sandershay614 This story is looking to be true...more and more news outlets are reporting this. I just hope its not a drug overdose! My heart goes out to his family and friends.


JOYJOY04
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I'M 21 AND THE FIRST TIME I HEARD OF HI-FIVE WAS ON SISTER ACT AND I'VE LOVED THEM SINCE. I HOPE HE RESTS IN PEACE AND I LOVED HIS MUSIC!


dutchess51184
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Im from Waco and I was hurt when I heard the news. My Prayers go out to family and friends. The Article: http://www.kwtx.com/home/headlines/7805322.html


llong
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THE TONY THOMPSON THAT DIED "FROM CANCER" IS A FAMOUS DRUMMER, NOT THE LEAD SINGER FROM HI-FIVE. MY PRAYERS STILL GO OUT TO HIS FAMILY. MTV.COM HAS THE CORRECT STORY.


CharmedStiff
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Hope his soul made it 2 Heaven.


whatamess
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NOOOOOOOOOO THE LEAD SINGER TONY THOMPSON FROM HI-FIVE IS THE ONE THEY ARE TALKING ABOUT. HE WAS FOUND DEAD ON MY COUSINS BACK PORCH IN HER APARTMENTS. i AM FROM WACO BORN AND RAISED. ITS A SMALL TOWN AND NEWS TRAVELS FAST. GOD REST HIS SOUL


humbleness
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Ok, I would really like to know where this info can be found. I checked the Waco TV station above and it just said that Tony Thompson 31, was found dead - no mention of overdose or even if it's the same Tony from Hi-Five. I live in Dallas and I know Waco is small, but his name is very common, although it is his correct age... Does anyone have a link to a reliable news site that states this as factual? I know there are RIP's going out all over his websites too...


humbleness
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I also can't believe BET or MTV or any of those stations have not reported this yet. That group too the early 90's by STORM! They were my favorite group right out of high school into college..so sad..


heaven5124
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R.I.P...It's sad drugs has taken over America..I wish the family well.



humbleness
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here a news link for it... http://www.wacotrib.com/news/content/news/stories/2007/06/02/06022007wactonydead.html


humbleness
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another ...wow its true..damn...RIP Tony T and to your family and friends and your girl Angela, my prayers are with all of y'all..


humbleness
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http://www.allhiphop.com/hiphopnews/?ID=7173


butch31
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R.I.P. Tony, we will all miss u!


dointhangs
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Thats so sad, they were one of favorite groups back in high school. Infact their poster still hangs in my old bedroom at my mom's house. I saw the new video Hi-five did with Paul Wall on you tube. So sad, my respects go out to his family and the group.


Ebonyblanco
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Honestly MTO, I hoping that this would be one of those times when your "reporting" was off, as usual! Looking at this thread, half of the bloggers actually went to other news sources to confirm that this was "REAL NEWS!" Unfortunately....Ya'll Got this One Right!!! Those Hi-Five dudes were decent for the '90s!!! That "Kissing Game" joint is a classic!!!!! R.I.P. Oh Yeah!!! A reminder that this guy spent damn near 10 years STRANDED on death row...uh, I mean BAD BOY waiting on Puff to put him out!!!! Diddy, YOU SUCK!!!! http://www.kwtx.com/home/headlines/7805322.html


215girl
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This is so sad, I just checked his myspace page and there are alot of rip's on his page, I was hoping this was not true but it looks like it is. May he rest in peace, he was to young. I loved that group in the 90's, I am 33 and remember them very well, this is so sad, I dont know what to say.


Sassytou
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WOW. I was just listening to Hi-Five yesterday. This is sooooo sad. RIP.


brwnshuga34
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That is so sad!! I used to love this lil' fella back in the day. And The Kissing Game was my favorite, I was about 19 when the shit dropped. Since I'm an ole' head, when that song comes on... I still skin that shit up. That is still a nice song to sing and dance along to!


Harlem
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Skilletcheek you are such a DONKEY forreal, This is so sad, he was a really good singer


Missnd1979
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its so hard to read this! kissing game and Unconditional love, is one of my favorite songs ever! Rip, your memory will live on threw your hits! God bless your family.


gigi2007
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wow, Im in shock..I thought they were trying to make a come back..they were on Wendy Williams a few months ago promoting a record..I know one of them served time in jail but Tony seemed like he had it together..he was the main voice of the group and he could still sing all these years later..damn, its a shame when talented artists get pushed aside for people who have no talent..Diddy is infamous for pulling sh*t like that..having some wack ass people like Danity Kane as main artists when people like Tony deserve the shine..he could have been something great but Diddy never did a damn thing with that talent..I know people personally who were signed to Bad Boy and their records never saw the light of day..you know Tony must have been depressed that his deal with Diddy never panned out because he left his group and caused a major rift between him and his boys because Diddy the devil made him empty promises of stardom..thats probably why he was using drugs, if thats true..failure can make you lose your mind if you dont know how to deal with it..RIP Tony


sosoreal
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Man that was one of most favorite groups back in the day.and yeah,why on this bitch there's always an asshole bitch making negative ass comments.them stupid fucks must have low self asteem for themselves to down even people that have passed on.BITCH GET A LIFE OF YOUR OWN BITCH!!!!


2knwme
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This is so sad. I was just listening to Hi-Five yesterday. Cocaine is a hellava drug. R.I.P 1975-2007 TT


llong
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I just read the article from the email that someone posted from Kwtx headlines and there seems to be two different Tony Thompsons that died. One seems to be Tony Thompson from Hi Five and the other Tony Thompson was a drummer for several singers. My prayers go out to both families.



strawcream
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Oh NO! (CRYING)....I'm lost with words REST IN PEACE...


queencee87
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I was just listening to Quality time on Itunes this morning...


texasbred
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well i hope he rest in peace its soooo sad for shyt like this to happen young stars gone crack


yagirlsabeauty
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This is so sad! I had the biggest crush on him when they were out. It's crazy because I just saw one of their videos yesterday for the 1st time in a long time.


not-an-angel
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hi-five was the shyizznit when i was in high school! the live version of can't wait another minute was the CUT here in raleigh for real! i remember when me and my high school click of girls went to go see them at the dorton arena in 1992. dayum! those were the days. rip tony!


mscookie85
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THAT IS SO SAD. I JUST DOWNLOADED KISSING GAME TO MY ITUNES A COUPLE OF WEEKS AGO. ... AND U WASN'T EVEN FIRST. GET OVER IT.


ms_lady
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OMG! I love this group. I just tracked down their greatest hits album a week ago & have been playing it everyday since. I can't believe it's true! That STUFF is no joke. My heart & prayers goes out to everyone mourning his death.


not-an-angel
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omg. i just went to youtube and watched can't wait another minute. i was boo hooing! 31 is so YOUNG! go to the waco newspaper http://www.wacotrib.com/news/content/news/and read about him.


brownbetty32
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REST IN PEACE BROTHER...GOD BLESS!!


jaynyack
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AWWW Dats so damn sad!!!


M-M
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I live in Detroit and some of the radio stations still play Hi-Fives songs, especially "I like the way". God Bless You Tony Thompson and your family.


gigi2007
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does anyone have the link to his myspace page?


Da_Kid1075
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R.I.P. Tony thompson. My prayers go out to your family and friends. You will be missed


luvjnz
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These are my favorite songs by Hi Five -Just Can't Handle It, I Like The Way (The Kissing Game, Never Should Have Let You, Quality Time RIP LiL T


luvjnz
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oops "I meant Never Should Have Let You Go".....I loved me some Tony.....I still play the greatest hits CD



whytry
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http://www.myspace.com/tonythompsonmusicpage http://www.myspace.com/tutentertainment


whytry
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RIP Tony. Your family is in my prayers.


esotericdredz
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Wow, I am blown away by that...I always wondered what happened to them. That brother could sing... Rest In Peace...


Natalee
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This is sooo Sad...R.I.P...You will B missed by many....My Blessings go out to his family and friends......


MzHelloKitty
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awww dats so sad aldough i neva heard of dem im only 14 but its still sad and it looked like he played on a movie or somthn R.I.P we miss u and god bless.


mskeitra
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That is so sad to hear, I use to love their music, very much, may god bless the family and help them get through this trying time.


Godwell
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HYPE N WILD is a TOTAL ASSHOLE! FIRST OF ALL. Second, "I CAN'T WAIT ANOTHER MINUTE" was originally recorded by FIVE STAR (a Black group from Britain) so I dont even remember a HI-FIVE version. ANYWAY..."KISSING GAME" was my joint though and TONY...R.I.P. PS; Anyone that sells crack is a coward and a chump.


KiluRenee

mssexyp23
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So sad. My favorite song by them was QUALITY TIME . I use to play that over & over . RIP


AllGood
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@ Godwell That is a totally different version of the song. One of my favorite singers, gone so young.. RIP.


AllGood
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I meant that is a totally different song...


Channel
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How sad! R.I.P


djjay
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Sooo sad...I never stopped listening to Hi-Five...truly a talented brother...may he R.I.P


vivaciousvivi
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Oh no! I really loved that group; Unconditional Love was my joint back in junior high! Wonder what drugs caused his death? So sad to see a young man die so unnnecessarily. From his myspace page, it shows he had a son. My condolensces to the family and friends of this young man.


bew-t
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Awwww. That is so sad. This group and the songs they sang bring back so many good memories. Buy ya know - I did know a guy that hung out with them on a personal level - and he said the image they portrayed "innocent" was A LOT different from the REAL THEM. He said way back then the lead singer was smoking a lot of weed - and I mean that was tabu back then.



shauna_623
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Thats really sad to hear. i send my blessing to his family. i just had that song on my myspace


wacohighlion98
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Wow, man these guys had the best 90's R&B songs. I went to the same high school as these guys and they were good. I garduated with little brother of one and this is sad. Songs will live on. By the way "Trendwood" apartments was not a place to be hanging out. Sorry it had to end tghis way for him. God bless the family and the groups music will live on. Go lions!!!!


wacohighlion98
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THIS STORY IS TRUE! I LIVE IN WACO AND ITS ON THE FROMT OF OUR PAPER. WWW.WACOTRIB.COM SORRY.


LibraDiva
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Wow, that's really sad!! I've been reading the MTO site for like 6 months, but have never posted any comments. I grew up in the early '90s listening to Hi-Five. I was just listening to "The Kissing Game", last week and had it on repeat like 5 times. That's one of my favorite songs ever. My condolences go out to his family and friends. May he Rest In Peace.


miamiblack34
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SAD SAD NEWS. I herd him singing some hooks on mixtapes with swisha house & other texas rappers. This was recent to. BETWEEN THE TOP GROUP OF THE 90'3 BOZY II MEN, AND THE SECOND GROUP JODECI, THESE GUYS WERE RIGHT UP THERE. But infighting realiy hurt the group. He tried to go solo but it didnt work out. I guess that his struggles were greater than we all thought. RIP brotha .


gigi2007
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its sad he had to go out this way..such a talent..but this industry can be so cruel..it makes you wonder..if he grew up to be a lawyer or sales man or anything else, he might have lived a normal life and could have been happy and not had to end up this way..sometimes fame and money dont guarantee a good life..I know the group had a lot of internal issues and could never capture the success they once had..and his solo career didnt go well..that must have been hurtful..Im sure their image wasnt how they really were in real life but their music was good because it was something everyone could listen to


Daphine1
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My heart and prayers go out to the family and friends. May his death be a lesson to others. We are not promissed to live to be 80 or 90 people get your lives together now.


leoguy
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RIP Tony...Dang I just saw a couple of their videos about 2 weeks ago and wondered what ever happened to them and to hear this man this is sad. You know when you no longer hear from these great musical groups from back in the day you always hope that they are doing well. I don't know if some know (and yeah this is old news)but the lead singer from the group H-Town died but he died from a tragic car accident.


Jayelle
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Awwwww RIP Tony...... I was so in love with Hi-Five awwwww man......


VIQUEEN1
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WHY TONY????!!!! Hi-Five was one of my favorite groups. Another talented individual killed by the devils poison so sad! RIP TONY!!!


fiddy
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HI-FIVE WAS A GOOD GROUP BACK IN THE DAY,THIS IS SOOO SAD AND ITS A SHAME PEOPLLE GET ON LINE TO HOLLA 1ST,2ND,OR 10TH!!!YOU ARE SUPPOSE TO SEND YOUR COMMENTS AND SOMETHING LIKE THIS DESERVES SOME RESPECT BY JUST SENDING YOUR CONDOLENCES!!


REDBONE37
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MY PRAYERS GOES OUT TO HIS FAMILY.


brown_eyes73
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yes very sad! very handsome man .loved there music back in the days.


Whatever
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that's sooooo sad



2hott
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SAD TO HEAR, BUT DONT REMEMBER HIM


Dark-n-Lovely
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OMG...say it ain't so.


mzzlisha75
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They were on the Wendy Williams Experience about 3 or 4 months ago and Wendy specifically asked the Lead Singer the one who is allegedly dead was he on drugs, was he doing drugs. He blatantly denied it, Wendy kept pressing him she was like lemme see your arms. He was like I'm not doing drugs. When I heard his denying it I could tell he was on drugs. This is really too bad and so sad. I LOVE HIGH FIVE. :(


Guilty_Pleasure
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Damn, I was really praying this was a MTO lie, but sadly I have confirmed its true on All Hip Hop and the Houston Chronicle sites. God rest his soul. To bew-t Why are you trying to diss the group? They never pretended to be innocent. They had undeveloped voices because they were teenagers, but their content was definately not innocent. Furthermore, weed was no more tabu back then or 30 years before then than it is now.


DaCandeeManCan
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skilletcheek "punk ass bitch" wasn't even first. RIP Tony, I was a BIG, HUGE fan of high, my first kiss was to the "Kissing Game". My condolences to the family.


msshawty31
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oh my gosh, that sweet, innocent looking guy i was soooo in love with? may his soul rest in peace


Lis
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My heart goes out to the Thompson family and friends. RIP


Lousharp
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Man, as soon as it said lead singer of Hi Five found dead, I knew who it was. He was my favorite member I had a big crush on him. He was so cute and those dimples. Dimples are my weakness. I did not know he got into drugs I hopw thats not the case. I pray he did not feel any pain. God bless his family.


maduro01
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I was shocked to hear this news, this morning. His talent will always be remembered, as I have his solo CD and all of Hi-Five CDs. "Unconditional Love" was an outstanding song. R.I.P


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PinkTequila
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DAMN DAMN DAMN-I hate that. I used to LOVE that song, "Just Can't Handle It". I STILL have the CD. RIP, Tony.


marymary
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I am so sick right now....This is so unreal!!!!!!!!!!


SAPHIRE
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that is so sad.may god be with you and your family....


angeeqt
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THIS GROUP WAS OH SO SLEPT ON!!! SO WAS TONY'S SOLO ALBUM SEXSATIONAL, GO TO HIS MYSPACE PAGE AND LISTEN TO "COME OVER" MTO, I APPRECIATE THE VIDEO SNIPPETS


jgina
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I can't believe it I grew up to this group and tony was the cuties one in the group even when they got older. They should play the Video Unconditional love that was my song back in 93'



MONIQUEP
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RIP TONY MYSPACE.COM/POODIE_N_ILLA


sweetluxury
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this is so sad, i was just saying on concrete what a crush i used to have on him back in the day. he was sooo cute! but i think this is a familiar story in the "business". what happens to folks when hollywood dosent want you anymore & you thought you were gonna be on top forever? you cant get a regular job & sliding back to being a regular person must be the slide to hell after youve experienced that kind of fame & success. thats just terrible.


strongblackwoman

Lockstress
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I feel so bad for his momma! rip brother! rip!


ajiotal
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I am from Waco and I will be attending his funeral this saturday. He was a cool guy and was very ambitious and could sing so good. I remember when we were at sherman manor apartments and he was battling with a friend of mine to see who sing the best and of course tony won. He will be truly missed.


ajiotal
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He mother is taking it hard to she is very strong.


new112
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@ ajiotal, do you know when the results of the autopsy will be known?


candiceandchrisbrown
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this so sad, it seems like everyone in hollywood is a drug addict. azz they say crack kills.


MsCreole74
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There has not been a confirmed caused of death..There have been toxicology test that have been taken and it's going to take about 12 weeks to learn the cause of death. The media is ruining this young man's reputation. No one knows what he died from..he could of collapsed..or had a heart attack..the media is so quick to take a rumor and run with it..Until the public finds out what really happened..lets respect this man and his family..Every article you pull up..they are saying he died of an overdose..It's not how he died..but how he lived..Rest In Peace Tony..


pac4lyfe
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Some of you on here are so thoughtless. I'm sure you have something else to do other than slandering Tony's name when you don't even know him. He left us with some beautiful songs while he was in the group and solo. No matter what is the truth, I will still be his fan. That's what you call a TRUE FAN. You little kids, go find somewhere else to post your comments.