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Orish Grinstead, founding member of the R&B group 702 passed away due to kidney failure this past Sunday  Orish, who was only 27 years old, suffered from cancer as well and was plagued with both illnesses for quite some time. (see pic of Orish below)


Orish formed the group 702 with her twin sister Irish and older sister Lameisha in the mid 90s. The group was discovered by comedian Sinbad in Vegas. They were orginally a quartet, but subsequently became a trio when Orish left the group to pursue her solo career. Shortly after the change, 702 became an overnight success with their freshman debut, No Doubt, which had hits such as “Steelo” , “All I Want” and “Get It Together”. The CD sold over 500,000 worldwide.