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Sunday, October 28, 2012
Blaque Member Natina Reed Dies In Car Accident Like Her Mentor Lisa Lopes
32-year-old Natina Reed of the 1990s R&B/rap group Blaque, discovered by the
late Lisa Left Eye Lopes and known for the hit song"808" was killed yesterday
in a accident in Atlanta, Georgia, much like her mentor was years prior. Reed,
who had also appeared in the movies "Bring It On" and "Honey" with her R&B
persona based on mentor, Lopes in the girl group TLC, was hit by a vehicle as
she attempted to cross the road.
Natina Reed and Kurupt
Reed was pronounced dead at the hospital a half an hour later, two days shy
of her 33rd birthday. She leaves behind a 10-year-old son, Tren Brown, fathered
by Snoop Dogg protégé and rapper Kurupt, real name Ricardo Emmanuel Brown.
was engaged to Kurupt for a short period of time. Blaque's career was short
lived. In 2010, Reed was arrested for disorderly conduct. Initial reports
claimed her arrest was for prostitution and cocaine possession. Death claims
another star early.