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 Orish Grinstead

Orish Grinstead

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Death 20 Apr 2008 (aged 27)
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R/B singer. The group has sold more than 500,000 music units worldwide. Williams left the group twice to pursue a solo career, with Grinstead rejoining the group in her place. She also filled in when members were on temporary leaves, include her older sister when Lameisha was pregnant with her son in 1999. The group was discovered by Sinbad, who used his influence to get the group into a popular talent show in Atlanta. It was at the talent show that the group met singer Michael Bivens, member of New Edition and Bell Biv Devoe and manager of Boyz II Men, who became their manager and suggested their name as a homage to the area code for their hometown of Las Vegas. She was a founding member of the singing trio 702 (pronounced "Seven-Oh-Two"), named as the area code in Las Vegas, Nevada, her hometown. Originally a quarted, but eventually they became a trio, including twin sister Irish, LeMisha, Kameelah and Orish. In 1997, their debut album, No Doubt shot to #1. 1997 they won Best R&B/Soul Album of the Year – Group, Band or Duo for "No Doubt".

Cause of death: Kidney failure.


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  • Created by: Babe
  • Added: 14 Jul 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 28268904
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Orish Grinstead (2 Jun 1980–20 Apr 2008), Find A Grave Memorial no. 28268904, ; Maintained by Babe (contributor 46785600) Unknown.