Expose Singer Gioia Bruno Caught Dealing Meth in Broward County Last Year, But Group Still Performs Friday at American Airlines Arena
Expose at the 1990 Grammy Awards, with Gioia Bruno pictured at center.
CC by 2.0, photo by Alan Light
Somehow, this gaffe by a one-time freestyle star went unnoticed for over a year until L.A.-based gossip site RadarOnline blew up her spot yesterday. Apparently Gioia Bruno, a singer in popular Miami synth-pop group Expose from 1986 to 1990, was arrested in Broward County in April 2009 for trafficking meth in the amount of 28 to 200 grams.
Meanwhile, original singer Sandee passed away in December, having suffered a fatal seizure in her Hollywood home at the young age of 46. She remains beloved and sorely in freestyle circles, both as a member of Expose and as a solo artist. Super Wheels in Kendall hosted a benefit freestyle reunion concert in her honor shortly after her death, and one woman's bathroom there remains painted to look like her dressing room.
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