Lisa 'Lefteye' Lopes - Lisa 'LeftEye' Lopes' family upset over TLC snub

Lisa 'LeftEye' Lopes' family are upset she was left off a new version of TLC's 'Waterfalls'.

The rapper - who died in a car accident in 2002 - has been replaced by Japanese pop star Namie Amuro for a 20th anniversary re-recording of the 1995 hit, but her family weren't told about it by surviving band members Rozonda 'Chilli' Thomas and Tionne 'T-Boz' Watkins.

Lisa's sister, Reigndrop Lopes, told TMZ.com: ''I did not know about it until a fan posted it online.

''I mean it would have been nice if they would have given us a heads-up before being surprised.''

Reigndrop added her mother was also upset, as she felt keeping her late daughter - one of the main songwriters - on the track would have been a fitting tribute.

The new version of 'Waterfalls' was included on the TLC's 20th anniversary album, 'TLC 20', which also included re-recorded versions of several of their other hit singles, including 'No Scrubs' and 'Unpretty'.

Chilli and T-Boz have announced plans to record a new studio album last year and even pondered resurrecting their late bandmate as a hologram for a proposed world tour.

T-Boz said: ''We have to get into the studio and start feeling how we feel. You have to find yourself first and then you find the path and then you have an album before you know it.''


Contactmusic

Tags: TLC - Rozonda Thomas - Tionne Watkins


Advertisement

Editors Recommendations

Paramount Australia Apologizes For Insensitive 9/11 "TMNT" Promo Poster

Following severe backlash, Paramount Pictures have pulled the Teenage...

Paramount Australia Apologizes For Insensitive 9/11

Louis Lombardi, Kiefer Sutherland's '24' co-star, Slams Freddie Prinze Jr.'s Ruthless Diss

The recent feud Freddie Prinze Jr., started with Kiefer Sutherland has...

Louis Lombardi, Kiefer Sutherland's '24' co-star, Slams Freddie Prinze Jr.'s Ruthless Diss

Horns - Trailer

Ig Perrish wakes up after a particularly drunken night with a very sore head - though, as it turns out, this is no...

Horns Trailer

Chloe Moretz Is Definitely Not Worrying About Relationships Or Dating: "That's Not My Style"

Unlike most 17 year-old girls, Chloe Grace Moretz's life doesn't revolve...

Chloe Moretz Is Definitely Not Worrying About Relationships Or Dating:

"Consciously Uncoupled" Paltrow, Martin, Reunite At The Screening Of Simon Pegg's New Movie

Conscious uncoupling or not, there may still be hope for Gwyneth Paltrow...

CBS Change Halle Berry's 'Extant' Air Time To Improve Ratings

Fans of CBS's new sci-fi series 'Extant' will now have to wait an extra...

 CBS Change Halle Berry's 'Extant' Air Time To Improve Ratings
Advertisement

Whiplash - Trailer

Andrew Neyman is a jazz drummer whose massive ambition has landed him a place at a prestigious American music academy. It's there he is picked...

Whiplash Trailer

Could Harrison Ford Be Preparing To Return To 'Star Wars' Set After Leg Break? Actor Spotted Waking Without Cast

Harrison Ford is proving why he is one tough man! After breaking his leg...

 Could Harrison Ford Be Preparing To Return To 'Star Wars' Set After Leg Break? Actor Spotted Waking Without Cast

Zac Efron Opens Up To Bear Grylls About Substance Abuse Past

Zac Efron is one of Hollywood's most sought actors and has lived most...

 Zac Efron Opens Up To Bear Grylls About Substance Abuse Past


More recommendations

Advertisement

Comments

Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All