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TLC slams Rihanna for the way she dresses

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April Taylor The remaining members of TLC, Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins and Rozonda “Chilli” Thomas, are speaking out about the provocative way Rihanna dresses.  Riianna recently stirred things up by wearing a see through dress to the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) Awards. Rihanna was awarded with the 2014 Fashion Icon Award.  The award is given to a person whose style has significantly influenced popular culture on an international…

New York Cabbie Defends His Right to Wear Nαzi Armband

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A suspended New York cab driver defended on Friday his right to wear a Nαzi arm band. The Tax and Limousine Commission took action against Gabriel Diaz after patrons complained about his swastika arm band. CBS 2 visited 26 year old Diaz at his home in the Bronx where he defended his actions. “I am. I’m a National Socialist – what you guys call a Nαzi. I am. I’m a…

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Independent Filmmaker Promotes Strong Black Love In New Movie

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Reported by Ashley Naples  It’s rare that Black filmmakers are given an opportunity to tap into Hollywood’s multi-million dollar marketing and production budgets to create a film. Fortunately due to the advancement of technology, Black filmmakers can attain financing through crowdfunding, which empowers everyone to create and take advantage of opportunities that would otherwise not exist. One person who has successfully taken on this new method of creating films without…

L.A. Reid Sets It Straight on Twitter: He and TLC Are ‘Friends 4 Life’

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By Daphne R Rumors were circulating weeks ago that the popular girl group, TLC, had been dropped from Epic Records. TLC’s fan site is said to have noticed that after the airing of the group’s biopic movie, CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story, that the group was not listed on Epic’s website and that the Epic logo had been removed from the group’s website as well. But in a tweet on November 25th,…

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Mo’ Money, Mo’ Problems: Lil Mama Ordered to Pay $18K to Attorney

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Reported by Maria Lloyd Rapper/actress/model Lil Mama, who recently played the role of deceased rapper Left Eye in the TLC biopic, has just been slapped with a lawsuit from a former attorney. According to TMZ, an intellectual property attorney sued the rapper, best-known for her “Lip Gloss” record and infamous performance crash at the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards, for failing to pay him since 2008. The lawyer claims he…

Kandi Burress Was Happy She Received the Same “Sucky Deal” as TLC

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By Daphne R Sometimes a story can have a different meaning when a different perspective is applied. One person can display a situation in a negative manner while another can take the same situation and get some good out of it, Have you ever experienced that? Kandi Burress, formerly of the girl group Xscape, claims their group received the same “sucky” record deal that the group TLC received as portrayed…

Three Questions We Have for “Pastor” Pebbles and Her Constant Quest for Revenge

Three Questions We Have for “Pastor” Pebbles and Her Constant Quest for Revenge

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Britt L reported this week about the appearance of Pebbles on the Wendy Williams Show in order to clear her “good name.”   Britt’s description of the appearance is below, but before you read what the esteemed journalist has to say about the matter, here are a few questions we have for Ms. Peri “Pebbles” Reid: 1) Aren’t you supposed to be a pastor?  Doesn’t the bible say something about…

Pebbles Daughter: “I won’t even talk about Chilli sucking my father’s d*ck!”

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Ashley Reid, the daughter of Peri “Pebbles” Reid, isn’t taking the recent TLC biopic sitting down.  Ashley is on the talk show circuit and the warpath, seeking to clear her mother’s name.  She even threatened Chilli after the movie “Crazy Sexy Cool” was released, claiming that the film gave a terribly inaccurate portrayal of her mother. Ashley went hard this week, claiming that Chilli slept with her father, LA Reid,…

Chilli of TLC Creates Online Petition To Stop Media From Bullying Celebrity Kids

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By: Britt L TLC’s Chilli has been in the spot light since the release of her TLC biopic, “Crazy, Sexy, Cool: The TLC Story,” released early October. However, Chilli’s happiness in the public eye was short lived when a blog site decided to post malicious statements about her beloved 16-year-old son, Tron. After the popular black celebrity blog site Mediatakeout ran a crude story about Tron, the 90’s pop and R&B star decided…

Flashback to 96: TLC Does the Interview Jay-Z, Nicki Minaj and Lil Wayne Would Never Do

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The year 1996 was amazing for the legendary all-female group, TLC.  The group was at the height of their success,winning so many Grammy awards that all three ladies came to the post-show interview with two in each hand.   The reason this interview is so interesting is because it was an admittedly awkward, yet insightful conversation with the ladies that gives perspective on their success 17 years later. One really…

Pebbles’ Daughter Threatens Chilli After the TLC Movie, Says It was Unfair Portrayal of Her Mother

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You had to see this coming.  After the wildly popular biopic, “Crazy, Sexy, Cool,” a lot of feelings were hurt and reputations were damaged.  People were made to look either like heroes or villains, based on the way the directors and TLC told the story. One person who was made to look like Dr. Evil was the singer Pebbles.  Perri “Pebbles” Reid was portrayed as a person who forced the…

After Selling 17 Million Records, TLC Earned Just $35,000 Per Year: 10 Other Facts about TLC

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  1)      The first album released by TLC, “Oooooh The TLC Tip” sold six million copies world-wide 2)      Their second album, “Crazy, Sexy, Cool,” sold 11 million copies world-wide and was certified diamond.  This was the first time a female group had ever achieved this feat. 3)      In 1999, when the group did a tour for the album, “Fan Mail,” it became the highest-grossing tour of all-time. 4)      TLC was…

Left-Eye’s Family Mad At Chilli & T-Boz Over ‘Waterfalls’ Remix

Left-Eye’s Family Mad At Chilli & T-Boz Over ‘Waterfalls’ Remix

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By: Madam Prezident  Left eye’s family is a little hurt that T-Boz and Chilli did a remix to Waterfalls and they didn’t include Left eye in the song. However, T-Boz and Chilli are standing firm in their decision and letting Left eye’s family and fans know that Left Eye could never be replaced; however when the opportunity presented itself-they had to find another alternative. I mean, I truly feel that Left-Eye’s family have to…

TLC To Perform Reunion Show With The Late Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes

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Surviving members of the 90s group, TLC will be reuniting for July’s Mixtape Festival,in Hershey Park, PA  presented by VH-1.  The group plans to honor their twenty years in the music industry with a performance that will also include their fallen group member, Lisa “ Left Eye” Lopes. How, you may ask? According to The Hollywood Reporter, the performance will be done in the same fashion that Snoop Dogg and…

Happy Birthday T-Boz: Five Ways TLC Has Helped The World

Happy Birthday T-Boz: Five Ways TLC Has Helped The World

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Tionne Watkins best known as T-Boz turns 43. We’ve known T-Boz since 1992 when TLC exploded on the scene with their debut album Ooooohhhh On the TLC Tip. Since then fans have been indebted in the trio and are credited for helping  Tionne get through the tough times. In honor of the singer’s birthday,  we want to show the amazing and helpful things T-Boz has done, along with her fellow…