The group 702 (named for the Las Vegas area code) was a trio and sometime quartet formed in 1994 consisting of twin sisters, Irish and Orish Grinstead, their sister LeMisha Grinstead and Kameelah Williams. They hailed from Las Vegas and met while attending Las Vegas Academy of Performing Arts. Orish eventually left the group and passed away in 2008 at age 27. She suffered from kidney failure.
The group was discovered while singing in the lobby of Caesars Palace by comedian/ actor Sinbad. Soon after they met Michael Bivins of New Edition and Bell Biv DeVoe. Who took them in the studio to record.
702 released a total of three studio albums.
In 1996 they released their debut album, No Doubt, which included the hits, “Steelo“, “All I Want” and “Get It Together“.
In 1999 they released their second album, the self-titled, “702“. Which included the hit single, “Where My Girls At?“.
Their final album, Star, was released in 2003 and did not contain any hit songs.
702 never won any Grammy Awards but won a Soul Train Lady of Soul Award in 1997 for their album, No Doubt, for Best R&B/Soul Album of the Year .
702 Trivia: Band member Kameelah Williams has a child with singer Musiq Soulchild.
702 – Steelo (1996)
702 – Where My Girls At? (1999)
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