Hi five Member Roderick “Pooh” Clark (Front right) Easter died Sunday at the age of 49, according to her family in a message on Facebook. The family did not give a cause of death.
Former High-Five member Marcus Sanders (Front left) paid tribute to Clark by sharing a video in a post on social media
Angela Garcia-ShelbyEx-girlfriend of the late Hi-Five lead singer Tony ThompsonI also remember Clark on Facebook, writing:
“Roderick” Pooh “Clark, through all the struggles of your life, you fought well and you did it with a smile from ear to ear! I would say keep me on the phone for about 2 hours, and no one was left out! Haha! We had some amazing phone conversations in the past and some great visits when I came through Waco! I will cherish them forever! I love you Pooh and you are mine forever Big brother! No more wheelchairs, brother! Now, Wings !!! Rip. “
In 1993, while on his way to a radio station, Hi-Five was involved in a car accident that knocked Clark out of the book.
Clark Waco was born in Texas and formed the Hi-Five with 4 other members: Marcus, Tony, Russell tookAnd Toriano Izli.
The group is best known for their hit debut song “I Like the Way (The Kissing Game)” from their 1990 debut album, Hi five. The song was written and produced by Dr. Teddy Riley And spent two weeks at number 1 on the R&B / Hip-Hop song chart and 1 week at the top of the Billboard Hot 100 charts.
The team has released their second album Keep it up In 1992, which made their hit single “She’s Playing Hard to Get”.
Their other hits include “Too Young”, “The Way You Said Goodbye”. “I Can’t Wait Ginger Minute”, “Just Ginger Girlfriend”, “Quality Time” and “I Just Can’t Handle It.”