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Atlanta, Georgia, United States (1990 – 2003, 2008 – present)

TLC is an R&B group which was originally formed in 1990 in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. For most of their career, the group consisted of singers Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins and Rozanda “Chili” Thomas, and rapper/songwriter Lisa “Left-Eye” Lopes. The group disbanded in 2003, following Lopes’ death the previous year, but reunited as a duo in 2008.The group has released four studio albums - “Ooooooohhh… On the TLC Tip” (1992), “CrazySexyCool” (1994), “FanMail” (1999), and “3D” (2002) - and are the second-best selling all-female group of all time (only the Spice Girls have sold more albums).

In 1990–1991, Atlanta, Georgia, teenager Crystal Jones put out a call for two more girls to join her in a trio to be called 2nd Nature. Her request was eventually answered by Tionne Watkins, a native of Des Moines, Iowa, who moved to Atlanta with her family at an early age, and Lisa Lopes, a rapper who had just moved to the city from her native Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, with only a keyboard and US$750 ($1,318 today).

The group eventually managed to arrange an audition with R&B singer Perri “Pebbles” Reid, who had started her own management and production company, Pebbitone. Impressed by the girls, Reid renamed the group “TLC” (an initialism of the first letters of each of their names) and arranged an audition for them with local record label LaFace Records, run by Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds, and then husband, Antonio “L.A.” Reid. The latter Reid saw potential in Watkins and Lopes but felt that Jones should be replaced; within a few days, part-time Damian Dame backup dancer Rozonda Thomas was brought in to replace Jones.

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  • LouisaViolet

    ♬ ♪ I don't want no scrub, a scrub is a guy that can't get no love from me ♪ ♬ [10] That song has been stuck in my head for days!

    3 Apr 6:47pm Reply
  • Ariana2456

    This is my anthem right here

    31 Mar 12:51am Reply
  • KozMix120

    Shout <3 <3<3 <3 <3 <3

    26 Feb 6:51pm Reply
  • MJ_Prince

    ♬ ♪ I don't want no scrub, a scrub is a guy that can't get no love from me ♪ ♬ [9]

    22 Feb 4:37am Reply
  • MarkPrinceGohan

    I don't really like Namie Amuro's bit on the 20th anniversary version of Waterfalls for Japan but it was nice to give her some international spotlight even if it was bad. TLC has appeared in a few of her videos so it wasn't really just random.

    2 Feb 12:33pm Reply
  • slayhunty

    diggin the scene diggin on u diggin on me baby bae ooh baby baby

    2 Feb 1:25am Reply
  • TriggerLucy

    Meant to Be ♥ [10]

    24 Jan 9:30am Reply
  • modern_thing

    ♬ ♪ I don't want no scrub, a scrub is a guy that can't get no love from me ♪ ♬ [8]

    11 Jan 8:39pm Reply
  • lady-lady-lady

    ♬ ♪ I don't want no scrub, a scrub is a guy that can't get no love from me ♪ ♬ [7] <3

    5 Jan 11:55am Reply
  • ShutUpWho

    ♬ ♪ I don't want no scrub, a scrub is a guy that can't get no love from me ♪ ♬ [6]

    14 Dec 2013 Reply
  • rw1995

    ♬ ♪ I don't want no scrub, a scrub is a guy that can't get no love from me ♪ ♬ [5]

    13 Dec 2013 Reply
  • Fabio001

    The top 30 artists of the 90's http://lifethroughearphones.wordpress.com/2013/12/09/the-top-30-artists-of-the-90s/

    9 Dec 2013 Reply
  • daulkim

    ♬ ♪ I don't want no scrub, a scrub is a guy that can't get no love from me ♪ ♬ [4]

    8 Dec 2013 Reply
  • x_TMMC

    ♬ ♪ I don't want no scrub, a scrub is a guy that can't get no love from me ♪ ♬ [3]

    6 Dec 2013 Reply
  • LP9292

    Meant to Be ♥ [9] loves it <3

    5 Dec 2013 Reply
  • nastyboy1009

    <3

    30 Nov 2013 Reply
  • octopoid

    ♬ ♪ I don't want no scrub, a scrub is a guy that can't get no love from me ♪ ♬ [2]

    26 Nov 2013 Reply
  • MJRocker1987

    Diggin' the scene, diggin' on you diggin' on me, baby bay-ooh, baby baby. It's on like that. ❤

    25 Nov 2013 Reply
  • jamzrnb

    Meant to Be ♥ [8]

    14 Nov 2013 Reply
  • DarkElvick

    Meant to Be ♥ [7] Perfect TLC song.

    13 Nov 2013 Reply
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