Famous Firsts: TLC’s Top 10 Trail-Blazing Achievements

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4. “No Scrubs” became the first song to peak with over 140 million “audience interactions,”  an industry term that calculates the number of times a song is played and the audience size of the station playing the tune.

In other words, the tune broke airplay records! We guess there are a lot of scrub haters out there.


3. The music video for “Red Light Special” was available in three variations: Sexy, Sexier, and Sexiest.

That’s gotta be a first!


2. The remix version of “What About Your Friends” features the first on-record appearance from fellow Atlanta rappers Outkast.

The duo were signed to LaFace in 1992, becoming their first hip-hop act.


1. They were most definitely the first band to make a fashion statement with condoms!

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