What About Your Friends (4:04)

Cover of Ooooooohhh...On the TLC Tip

From Ooooooohhh...On the TLC Tip and 14 other releases

“What About Your Friends” is TLC’s third single from their debut album, Ooooooohhh… On the TLC Tip. It reached #7 on the Billboard Hot 100, becoming the group’s third consecutive top-ten single. “What About Your Friends” was written by Dallas Austin and TLC member Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes, and features lead vocals by T-Boz. Austin also produced the single. The song is an uptempo song about friends that will betray others and knowing who your real friends are. The remix features one of the first appearances by OutKast. It is used in the show My So-Called Life in the episode The Substitute.

The song reached No. 7 on the Billboard Hot 100, becoming the group’s third consecutive top ten single, and reached No. 2 on the Hot R&B Singles chart. The single was certified gold by the RIAA. In the United Kingdom, “What About Your Friends” peaked at No. 59.

The video was shot in a big park where the girls are being very happy, dancing and having fun with their friends and some family members. Jermaine Dupri makes a cameo appearance.


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