Getty ImagesForget Justin and Britney and their matching denim ensembles, our favorite musical couple of the early '00s had to be Usher and TLC's Chilli. They starred in steamy music videos together, wore ridiculous outifts, and could easily win any celebrity dance-off ever. Sadly, they broke up over a decade ago (ack, we're all old!). But let's at least revisit those glory days of 2001:Background: We all have the "U Remind Me" music video to thank for bringing these hot young stars together...Read Full Story
(Getty Images)A few months ago, it emerged that pop superstar Lady Gaga had penned a song, "Posh Life," for recently reunited girl group TLC. A number of artists have collaborated with T-Boz and Chilli since then, including Drake and J. Cole, but the duo has its sights set on a surprising force in the pop world: Taylor Swift."I don't know if I want her to sing it with us, but I'm curious to what type of song Taylor Swift would write for us," Tionne "T-Boz" Watkins recently told Rolling Stone...Read Full Story
The 20th anniversary re-recording of TLC's classic "Waterfalls" was an instant hit upon its release in Japan a few weeks ago, but it proved a little upsetting to longtime fans of the band. The new version replaces Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes' mid-song rap with vocals by J-Pop superstar Namie Amuro, who... well, she's definitely not a rapper.Now it emerges that Lopes' family was unaware of the re-release — and that they certainly don't approve. Left Eye's fabulously named sister Reigndrop Lopes told...Read Full Story
(Getty Images)Honestly, Left Eye fans aren't going to know quite what to think about the 20th anniversary re-recording of "Waterfalls" that was released this week. The new version is pretty standard up until about the 3:09 mark, when J-Pop superstar Namie Amuro lends her baby-soft voice to the late Lisa Lopes' rap verse. It's weird.Amuro's segment might have worked better were she not attempting to spit the exact same lines Lopes did two decades ago without any notable rap experience. But...Read Full Story
(Bauer Griffin | Getty Images)Who needs Destiny's Child when there's a TLC reunion on the horizon? Earlier this year, T-Boz and Chilli announced that they'd be making a return to the stage at Pennsylvannia's Mixtape Festival, performing alongside a digital projection of their late groupmate Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes. Now they've released some new music: J. Cole's refreshingly happy summer jam "Crooked Smile."Cole raps about his "twisted grill" and his bushy eyebrows ("thick as hell," he cheerily...Read Full Story
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