One of the original five members of the R&B group TROOP, Reggie Warren is dead at the age of 52.
Reggie has been dealing with health issues for a while and has been hospitalized since January 2020. His representative told TMZ that Reggie was released from the hospital on Saturday March 13, with the anticipation he would die.
He died at his home in San Bernardino County on Sunday March 14, surrounded by family. Although an official cause of death has not been disclosed, the outlet was told it was not related to COVID-19.
Troop, which stands for “Total Respect Of Other People,” was formed in the late ‘80s by Warren and his friends Rodney Benford, John Harreld, Steve Russell and Allen McNeil. The group went on to release five albums and became known for tracks like “Spread My Wings” and “Mamacita,” as well as covers of The Jackson 5’s “All I Do Is Think of You” and The Deele’s “Sweet November.” Troop also made an appearance in the 1991 film New Jack City starring Wesley Snipes, Ice-T, and Chris Rock.