T-Boz says music industry turned on TLC after Left Eye’s death

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In a new interview, Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins shared how she and Rozanda “Chilli” Thomas were treated as the remaining members of TLC after the tragic death of their groupmate Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes.

In conversation with Hollywood Unlocked T-Boz revealed she felt record labels and her musical peers discarded TLC following Left Eye’s death.

Read More: Play in the works to celebrate the life and legacy of Lisa ‘Left Eye’ Lopes

‘Honestly, when Lisa died, the whole industry turned on us. Everybody. They were like, It’s over for them. They’re never going to do it again.” she remembered.

“I kept saying, nah bruh, that still doesn’t hinder my talent and my passion to sing and dance. It’s in my soul,” she said. “We all know its never going to be the same again, but you find your new normal and you keep going. That’s exactly what we did.”

Tionne ‘T-Boz’ Watkins of the music group ‘TLC’ performs onstage during the I Love The 90s The Party Continues at The Greek Theatre on July 14, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images)

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