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TLC’s T-Boz is Open to Battling Xscape or SWV

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Girl groups were prominent in the late ’90s and early ’00s. TLC, Xscape, and SWV all made groundbreaking contributions to the game that served as the soundtracks of our childhoods. In light of the Verzuz battle that celebrates the music of iconic artists and songwriters, a fan wrote “We NEEED TLC VS SWV OR XSCAPE!!!!! […]

The ‘Lovers & Friends’ Festival Line-Up is So Lit People Think It’s Fake

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Goldenvoice announced the line up for their inaugural Lovers & Friends Festival, and it seems too good to be true. The line-up combines our favorite throwback Hip Hop/R&B artists combined with emerging talent including Ms. Lauryn Hill, Ludacris, TLC, Lil’ Jon, Usher, Saweetie, SZA, Megan Thee Stallion and more. Presale tickets are available for sale […]

Happy Birthday to Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes!

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Lisa Nicole Lopes, often referred to as her stage name Left Eye, left an imprint on the world through her music and free-spirit. She was born on this day [May 27] in 1971. Her life was cut short on April 25, 2002 when she died from a fatal car accident while in the Honduras. In […]

Fox’s ‘Beat Shazam’ to Return for a Third Season

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Season 3 of Fox’s hit music game show Beat Shazam, featuring Jamie Foxx and Corrine Foxx, makes its return on Monday, May 20. Grammy-, Golden Globe- and Academy Award-winning actor and musician Jamie Foxx returns as host and executive producer. Executive-produced by Mark Burnett and Jeff Apploff, BEAT SHAZAM is a unique and interactive game […]

Nelly, TLC and Flo Rida Set for Nationwide Summer Tour

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The B2K Millenium Tour is taking off around the country, Baby Phat and FUBU are getting ready for a relaunch and all signs are pointing to a return to the 2000s. The latest big of nostalgia to hit the country comes from St. Louis rap icon Nelly who will be going on tour with TLC […]

Offset’s Mama Reveals He Was a Backup Dancer for Whitney Houston and TLC

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Born Kiari Kendrell Cephus, Offset was literally made for entertainment and was apparently destined for some type of victory in it. In a recent story with the New York Times, the crowd-pleasing Migos artist’s mother, Latabia revealed that at one point of her now famed son’s journey, he was a professional back up dancer and […]

L.A. Reid, Hitco Team & Pilgrim Media Group Link to Change the Face of Music TV

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L.A. Reid and Charles Goldstuck of Hitco Entertainment are partnering with Craig Piligian of Pilgrim Media Group to develop and produce a music-focused television business that will be distributed across multiple platforms. As apart of their vision, the two companies already have two production projects in the works. One of the projects is an untitled […]

Pebbles Reid and Viacom Settle Over TLC Biopic Defamation Suit

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Fans raved about TLC’s biopic CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story when it broadcasted on VH1 in 2013. The motion picture proceeded to be the network’s most astounding appraised film of that year. In this way, it appeared as though everybody was happy except for Perri “Pebbles” Reid. Following the film’s airing, Reid filed a $40 million […]

Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes 10 Greatest Style Moments

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We never forget our fallen hip-hop legends here at The Source, and we definitely couldn’t forget Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes — that spunky rap voice you know and love from the platinum hits of R&B supergroup TLC. From claiming the “crazy” side on CrazySexyCool (1994) to redefining what a “pop-rap” star could look and sound […]

Boyz II Men, TLC And Blackstreet Unite For International Tour

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Three of the R&B’s biggest acts from the 1990’s, Boyz II Men, TLC and Blackstreet, have united to travel to a land down under for a major New Zealand and Australian tour. These successful acts continue to heat up the stage across the world and remain staples as music icons. Why wouldn’t they be, these artists […]

20 Hip-Hop Inspired Christmas Songs

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Christmas is today, and if you’re in the spirit, there might be holiday-themed music on your playlist. If you’re a Hip Hop fan, “Silent Night” or “Deck the Halls” might not be ideal tunes to get the house gathering lit. You might prefer listening to Master P and C Murda tell tales of “Christmas in […]

TLC’s Classic Album CrazySexyCool Turns 23

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Words by Jasmine Johnson TLC has released their second album, CrazySexyCool, 23 years ago today. The 1994 diamond-selling album afforded the trio the creative space to act out the images that the industry often perceived about their respective personalities: Left Eye was the “crazy one”, Chilli was the “sexy one” and T-Boz in most fans […]

Reggie Hudlin Proves Why Thurgood Marshall Is Hip-Hop

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When we heard that Reggie Hudlin was directing a movie about Thurgood Marshall, starring the new Black Panther Chad Boseman, we did the happy dance: Shmoney Dance. Nae Nae. Hit Them Folks. We did them all. Hudlin is as Hip-Hop as it gets in Hollywood. Since the 90s, he and his brother have set the […]

TLC Inks Deal With ICM Partners

TLC Inks Deal With ICM Partners

TLC has signed with ICM Partners. The Grammy-winning R&B group is managed by Bill Diggins of Diggit Entertainment. The group originally debuted in 1992 as a trio before the untimely death of founder/rapper Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes. Their first studio album Ooooooohhh… On the TLC Tip went on to sell four million copies, and was followed by their certified […]

JAY-Z’s ‘4:44’ Finally Arrived | Source News Flash

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Today in Source News Flash: JAY-Z has finally released his thirteenth studio album 4:44. Chance The Rapper will be donating his GRAMMY Award to the DuSable Museum of African-American Art in Chicago. TLC’s Kickstarter-funded self-titled album is now available to stream. Nike will bring back its Air Max 97 in OG “Marina Blue” colorway on July […]

EXCLUSIVE: TLC Are Back To Talk Album, Life Without Left Eye & Much More

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During their visit to the UK, TLC members Rozonda “Chilli” Thomas and Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins sat down for an interview with us to talk about the upcoming project, TLC, recording without Left Eye, women’s empowerment and many more. Just read for yourself below: The next night TLC took to London’s KOKO venue for a sold out gig […]

The Source Remembers Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes Who Died 15 Years Ago Today

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Lisa Nicole Lopes, or better known as her stage name Left Eye, was one-third of the notable 1990s girl group TLC.  She was known as one of the major creative forces of the group. She was responsible for the group’s image, album titles, artwork, music videos, and received majority of the co-writing credits. The group received […]