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Died On This Date (February 27, 2015) Charmayne Maxwell / Co-founder Of Brownstone

Posted by themusicsover on February 27, 2015

Charmayne “Maxee” Maxwell
DOB Unknown – February 27, 2015

charmayne-maxwellCharmayne Maxwell was a founding member of the ’90s R&B vocal group, Brownstone.  Formed in 1994, Brownstone soon found themselves signed to Michael Jackson‘s MJJ Records.  In January of 1995, they released their first album, From The Bottom Up, that included their biggest hit, “If You Love Me,” which was nominated for a Best R&B Performance Grammy.  From The Bottom Up sold over a million copies in the US alone. Their list of hit singles also includes “Grapevyne,” “Pass The Lovin’,” and their cover of the Eagles classic, “I Can’t Tell You Why.”  Brownstone released just one more album, 1997’s Still Climbing.  On Friday, February 27, 2015, Charmayne Maxwell reportedly bled to death from injuries she sustained after accidentally falling onto a broken wine glass.  She was 46.

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