On October 26, 2012 Natina Reed of the group Blaque was hit by an automobile as she attempted to cross an Atlanta street. She died in the early morning hours of October 27. She would have been 33 today.
Natina Reed was a protege of the late rapper Lisa 'Left Eye' Lopes who ironically died in a car accident in Honduras in 2002. Blaque was named the 4th Best New Artist by Billboard in 1999. In 2000, she starred in the movie Bring It On, alongside her other group members, Gabrielle Union and Kirsten Dunst. She also had a 10-year-old son from a relationship with rapper Kurupt.
The two surviving members of Blaque confirmed that they were working on new material at the time of Reed's death. R.I.P. to Natina Reed and in honor of her untimely death listen to some of Blaque's biggest hits.