Posts By Stacy Lambe

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A Glossary Of Katy Perry’s Cliches, Euphemisms And Idioms

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Earlier this week, we broke down the life of Katy Perry from A to Z and now we are breaking down the lyrics of all the songs from her past three albums. From One Of The Boys to PRISM, we counted hundreds of cliches, euphemisms and idioms. The best are collected here for your easy reference so you never have to question what the lyrics in songs, such as “Roar” or “Wide Awake,” means ever again.

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5 Of Katy Perry’s Most Important Collaborators

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The release of PRISM marks the return of Katy Perry but also several key musical players responsible for some of the best pop music of the past two decades. These producers and songwriters have had a hand in nearly everyone of Perry’s hit singles as well as mega hits by Britney Spears, Maroon 5, Ke$ha, and more recently, Miley Cyrus and Robin Thicke.

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Behind The Song: TLC’s “Waterfalls” + “No Scrubs” + “Unpretty”

Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins and Rozonda “Chilli” Thomas sit down with VH1 to talk about the group’s biggest hit, “Waterfalls,” which spent seven weeks at number one on the Billboard Hot 100. As powerful as the song was, it was made iconic by its accompaning music video, which the girls say almost didn’t happen.

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Behind The Song: TLC’s “Creep”

Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins and Rozonda “Chilli” Thomas talk to VH1 Music about “Creep.” The song became the group’s first number one single on the Billboard Hot 100 where it remained for four weeks, winning the girls their first Grammy award.

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Behind The Song: TLC’s “Baby-Baby-Baby”

Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins and Rozonda “Chilli” Thomas talk to VH1 Music about “Baby-Baby-Baby,” the biggest hit from their debut album, Ooooooohhh… On the TLC Tip.

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Retro GIF Booth: Looking Back At TLC’s 5 Best Videos

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TLC‘s twenty year career is one that spans across MTV’s entire video area. From the very beginnings (“Ain’t 2 Proud 2 Beg”) when the network just found its footing and become the go-to network as a way to discover new music to the height of music videos (“Waterfalls”) when budgets went through the rough as did the special effects and scale and finally, to a time (“No Scrubs”) when T.R.L. controlled what was hot and what was not. These are TLC’s five best videos brought to you in GIF form.

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Chilli And T-Boz Quiz Each Other On TLC’s Music

Welcome back to TLC Week as VH1 celebrates the group’s 20th anniversary ahead of the premiere of CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story. Over the past few days, we have been looking back on all our favorite moments from TLC‘s career.

Earlier this week, we sat with Rozonda “Chilli” Thomas and Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins to find out what the two singers actually remembered about their career.

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Vote For Your Favorite TLC Song

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On Tuesday, TLC released a new greatest hits compilation celebrating the 20th anniversary of the group. In those years, T-Boz, Left Eye and Chilli have given fans a number of ’90s classics from “Ain’t 2 Proud 2 Beg” to “Creep” and “No Scrubs” to “Waterfalls.” Each song represents a signature moment in TLC’s career and in fans’ lives. Now it’s time for you to vote on your favorite song! Read more…

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18 Forgotten R&B Girl Groups Of The ’90s

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As we continue to enjoy TLC Week here at VH1, we can help but get sucked by into the ’90s, when R&B was at its finest. From the early years of new jack swing to the house style that took over in the mid ’90s, the undercurrent of neo soul and the futuristic pop sounds that closed out the decade. But most importantly, ’90s R&B was the decade of the girl group. TLC was one of several groups that blew up nearly 20 years ago, helping to shape the music of our childhood. Everyone one from 702 to Brownstone and Jade to Xscape gave us something to remember.

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From A To Z: Everything You Need To Know About TLC

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VH1 is kicking off TLC week with a guide to the group’s lives and musical career. The second best selling female group of all time (only behind the Spice Girls) sold over 23 million albums and 6.5 million singles in the United States alone. Without Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes, Rozonda “Chilli” Thomas and Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins, fans would not have “Waterfalls,” “No Scrubs” or “Baby-Baby-Baby,” all of which served as the soundtrack to the ’90s. Read more…