Who was Niesha Stevens?
Niesha Stevens was the sister of Natina Reed, a former American rapper and member of the girl group Blaque. Niesha was born Niesha Reed to Paul Reed and Tamara Goodridge, and had two other sisters, Natina and Genni, and a brother, Michael Whalen. She grew up in Atlanta, Georgia, where her parents moved when Natina was four years old. After her parents divorced, she had a stepfather, Mark Goodridge, and a stepmother, Luci Reed, as well as seven step-siblings. Niesha maintained a low profile and did not reveal much about her personal life or career.
How did Niesha Stevens die?
Niesha Stevens died on August 8, 2013, at the age of 31, in her Atlanta home. She was found by her seven-year-old daughter, who called 911.
How did Natina Reed die?
Natina Reed was a rapper, singer, songwriter, and actress who was best known for being a member of the 90s R&B group Blaque, along with Shamari DeVoe and Brandi Williams. She was also a protégé of Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes, who managed Blaque and discovered Reed for her rap skills. Reed also starred in several films, such as Bring It On and Honey. She had a son, Tren Brown, with rapper Kurupt. Natina Reed died when she was crossing the street and was hit by a car in Lilburn, Georgia. The driver of the car called 911 and stayed at the scene, and was not charged with any crime.
How did Niesha Stevens’ family and friends react to her death?
Niesha Stevens’ family and friends were shocked and saddened by her death, especially since it happened so soon after her sister Natina Reed’s death. Many fans and celebrities, such as Gabrielle Union and Lil’ Kim, also offered their condolences and support to Niesha Stevens’ family on social media.