Founding Member of 90’s R&B Group, After 7, Dies At 65
… diabetes; and many more have the disease but do not know it.
– Sickle cell anemia is the most common genetic disorder in African Americans and can lead to a stroke. Strokes can occur when sickle-shaped cells block blood vessels to the brain.
Melvin exited the lineup of After 7 following the release of the group’s third album, “Reflections,” in 1995. His son, Jason, joined Kevon Edmonds and Mitchell in After 7 when the group re-emerged as a touring entity following Kevon’s solo debut, 1999’s “24/7.”