Irish Grinstead: Remembering a 702 Singer
Irish Grinstead, a renowned member of the 90s girl group 702, has sadly irish singer passed away at the age of 43.
Cause of Death Uncertain
As of now, the cause of the singer’s death remains undetermined.
Confirmation by Band and Heartfelt Tribute
According to Fox News, her band confirmed her passing. Irish sister and fellow 702 bandmate, LeMisha Grinstead, took to Instagram to share a heartfelt tribute. She posted a photo and captioned it with, “It is with great sadness that I have to let you know that my beautiful sister and friend have passed away this evening.”
A Battle Well Fought
LeMisha continued, “She has had a long battle, and she is finally at peace. That girl was as bright as the stars! She was not only beautiful on the outside but also within.”
Request for Privacy
LeMisha concluded her statement by requesting, “Sharing the stage with her was a joy I will cherish for the rest of my life! We, the family, ask for prayers and respect for our privacy as we grieve an outstanding loss to our family.”
Kameelah Williams, another fellow singer who knew Irish well, expressed her grief, saying, “You and I have known each other since we were kids, and we’ve laughed, cried, celebrated, and everything in between, which is why I just don’t want to believe this. You’ll always be my IBG, and I still love you, my forever little sister!”
Outpouring of Condolences
Many other music icons, including Missy Elliott, Pusha T, Tamar Braxton, and Kenan Thompson, have paid their respects to Irish Grinstead.