TLC To Make Final Live Appearance
The two surviving members of R&B outfit TLC will stage their farewell live performance June 1 at New York radio station Z100's annual Zootopia concert. As reported yesterday, the event will be helThe two surviving members of R&B outfit TLC will stage their farewell live performance June 1 at New York radio station Z100's annual Zootopia concert. As reported yesterday, the event will be held at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J., and will also feature performances by Ashanti, Ja Rule, 'N Sync's JC Chasez, Ginuwine, Daniel Bedingfield, Simple Plan, Bowling For Soup, and Wayne Wonder.
Tionne "T-Boz" Watkins and Rozanda "Chilli" Thomas have made sporadic public appearances but have yet to perform together in the wake of group member Lisa "Left-Eye" Lopes' April 2002 death in a car accident. The trio was working on a new album before Lopes passed away and ultimately released the set, "3D," in November via Arista.
"It'll be a night that we all remember," Thomas told Z100 this morning (April 17) of the Zootopia concert. "This will be me and T's first performance without her." The pair's set is also expected to include a tribute to other fallen R&B stars Aaliyah and Run-D.M.C.'s Jam Master Jay.
Arista's plan for potential future TLC releases is unknown. Last fall, label president/CEO Antonio "L.A." Reid told Billboard, "We have so much material that didn't get on ["3D"]. There are opportunities for us to repackage and create special projects." Reid added that a greatest hits set would likely be released at some point.