Here we are sharing a bad news with you that the founding member of Roderick “Pooh” Clark “1990s R&B group Hi-Five” has passed away, at the age of 49. Clark’s R&B group just endured a couple of years, however they left a tradition of chart-topping tunes behind them. The news of his demise is not confirmed by his family and friends, as per TMZ reports the entertainer succumbed to an infection after a bout with pneumonia at an hospital in Waco, Texas. Clark was engaged with a horrendous road accident around thirty years prior, which left him paralyzed starting from the neck and presented him to contamination. Keep Visiting Grabuptrends.com
In a given Statment Jonathan Kinloch, the previous Group manager said that “We were blessed and had a great time as a family. A huge part of what made it fun, was because of Roderick ‘Pooh’ Clark, He was the serious member, who made sure that the guys together worked hard. But also, we’re going to have a fun time as teenagers.”
What Happened to Roderick ‘Pooh’ Clark?
In a Facebook tribute to Clark, Martinez Little, Hi-Five’s musical director wrote “Pooh was the most athletic of them all, In basketball he could stand right under the basket and jump straight up and dunk the ball. Our play fights and Super Soaker battles were epic. We also used to battle each other hard on the Bball court in most cities. I still miss the fun times touring with my little brothers as Musical Director. My condolences to Hi5 and his family. R.I.P. Pooh.”
In year 1991, their track “I Like the Way (The Kissing Game)” took off to No. 1, following the band’s self-named debut collection the year earlier, recorded by unique individuals Clark, Tony Thompson, Marcus Sanders, Russell Neal and Toriano Easley, Deadline detailed. Everything except the Oklahoma-conceived Easley hailed from Waco. Other hits during their three-year career included “She’s Playing Hard to Get” and “Quality Time,” with some tracks featured in movies “Menace II Society” and “Sister Act 2.”
Hi-Five Founding Member Dead at 49
But their experience as a gathering finished unexpectedly following the road crash that paralyzed Clark in 1992 on Interstate 95 when their vehicle was back finished and in this manner flipped, as per their memory in an episode of “Unsung” in 2014.