Natina Reed of late-’90s girl group Blaque was reportedly killed in a hit-and-run accident on Saturday in Atlanta. The 32-year-old singer was struck by a car while crossing the street, according to various reports and tweets (via MTV News) .
Her groupmate Brandi Williams confirmed the sad news, tweeting, “Last night the world was changed forever, life will never be the same….she was my sister.”
Reed, a protégé of late TLC member Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes, was part of the R&B trio, whose hits included “Bring It All to Me” and “808.” She also starred in the 2000 teen comedy Bring It On.
Her Bring It On co-star Gabrielle Union tweeted, “#RIP #Sad #BringItOn,” while former Pussycat Doll sent her condolences. “I loved Blaque!! RIP Natina Reed. I’m so sorry to her family for their lose. Very sad,” she said. Melody Thornton
Reed is survived by her 10-year-old son, Tren Brown, with rapper Kurupt.