Since the death of group member Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes in April 2002, Thomas and Tionne "T-Boz" Watkins have occasionally performed as a duo.
In 2009, Thomas and Watkins performed a series of concerts in Asia, and are currently planning a possible new album and tour.
When taken by itself, it’s an unremarkable story arc.
But at the time, with Usher in a very public relationship with Rozonda “Chilli” Thomas of TLC fame, the album became pop culture catnip.
I knew what it was, but I didn’t know if that went with what we was doing musically."When we first put Usher out, we was chasing Bobby Brown, like with and Usher’s mom was concerned about the language.
This journey came from a whole different place, for us to get him on a record with Lil Jon just felt like, ' Oh man, we might be doing something crazy.' The song was incredible but it didn’t have anything to do with "As the executive producer and producer, I’m locked into the theme of what we’re trying to make.
On the eve of the 10th anniversary of "When they came out with ' Yeah!
,' I was nervous because I was thinking, ' Here we are with this guy’s career, having great R&B songs, and now he’s about to do something that could potentially damage what we already created.' I was in love with Lil Jon because that stuff started in my office. In 1991, she joined TLC, replacing founding member Crystal Jones, and was nicknamed "Chilli" by Lisa Lopes so that the group could retain the name TLC.The group went on to sell over 65 million records worldwide and became the second best selling group in the world and first in the US girl groups of all-time.In late 2011, VH1 announced plans to produce a biopic on TLC to air in 2013.Thomas began working on her solo album in 2000 after the completion of promotion for TLC's third album, Fan Mail (1999).1 hit “U Got It Bad” and moved more than 8 million units worldwide.