Lisa Nicole Lopes May 27, — April 25, , better known by her stage name Left Eye , was an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer and dancer. Besides rapping and singing backing vocals on TLC recordings, Lopes was one of the creative forces behind the group. She received more co-writing credits than the other members. She also designed the outfits and staging for the group and contributed to the group's image, album titles, artworks, and music videos. She also produced another girl group, Blaque , who scored a platinum album and two US top 10 hits.
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When Lisa decided to leave the enormously successful girl group TLC and make an attempt at a solo career, she allegedly approached Suge Knight to talk business. Left Eye and Andre Rison, a former NFL wide receiver, shared an on-and-off relationship full of drama, including one incident during which Lisa was arrested for starting a fire in the home they shared. It seems Andre and Tupac were good friends during this time period as well, making the potential love triangle even more complicated. Andre claims Lisa used her feelings to for Pac to make him jealous at one point, but sources closest to all parties insist that the relationship between Pac and Lisa remained entirely platonic. Y'all need to check it out asap!
Post a comment. Lopes's personal life, though, was marred by her rocky relationship with football great Andre Rison, and in , she was arrested for burning down his home. Known for her brash, uncompromising demeanor, Lopes engineered the group's brand of empowered womanhood that vaulted the trio to the top of the pop charts. Their first album, Oooooooh. On the TLC Tip, was released the following year and was an immediate success.
See our picks. Title: Crazy Sexy Cool Video Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes was the most flamboyant and outspoken member of the most successful girl group in American music history. TLC was known for it's outlandish style and its unabashed flavor and "Left Eye" was the perfect showpiece spearheading the charge.