46 year old Charmayne “Maxee” Maxwell, a member of the ’90s girl group Brownstone, has passed away, she died this past Saturday, Feb. 28, and her brother Brandon Maxwell has confirmed the tragic news via Twitter.
Brandon tweeted; “R.I.P my beautiful sister Charmayne ‘Maxee’ Maxwell, I can’t even believe I’m typing this right now.”
“Bad things happened to the most innocent people, my sister died in the most terrible way, and I’m in so much pain right now.”
He also posted via Instagram; “R.I.P to my beautiful sister Charmayne ‘Maxee’ Maxwell, I’m so devasted because you deserved to stay on this earth much longer. You had such an amazing talent and you went really far with your singing career. I felt so inspired from you and it gave me motivation to become the best performer I could be. I love you so much sis, I’m so grateful I was able to have you in my life.”
Charmayne rose to fame in the ’90s as part of the original trio of R&B girl group Brownstone, who were signed under Michael Jackson’s MJJ Music label. Brownstone’s first album, From the Bottom Up, went platinum and spent 37 weeks on the Billboard chart.