In 1992, Lopes painted Tupac a portrait of himself.
On the back read a message saying in 10 years the two would “be together.” She died in 2002.
However when I became aware of TLC in the late 1990s I was curious enough to watch their videos and gather some information about them.
When Lisa died I remember thinking how sad it was that a woman of her talent and energy died so young.
We spoke with Jefferson, now a filmmaker, about what happened on that night, from beginning to end, and what it means to him today.
Back in 1996, me and a friend of mine drove down from LA to Las Vegas to go to the Mike Tyson fight.
As the night progressed, I wanted something to eat, so I called California Pizza Kitchen and placed an order. So I went out to the valet to get my car so I could go pick up the food. ” He paused for a second, then he recognized who I was and said, “Yeah, what up, man.”I asked what they were doing tonight, and he said they were going to Club 662 and I should come over.Pac’s rapport with Left Eye seemed to more on a spiritual level.Both were loose cannons the ’90s birthed and often made the news for their controversy just as much as their music, if not more.“One thing I try to take away from her is to stop caring [about] what people think. You can’t take away someone’s success and she accomplished a lot while she was here on Earth.” T-Boz and Chilli are working on a book, which T-Boz says is going to provide more depth than the group’s 2013 biopic.The thing I loved about her was the fact that she didn’t care…She had painted this picture of Tupac. “The movie was great, but it’s hard to cram three stories about three different girls in a 120 minute film,” T-Boz says.What makes this unusual is that the film chronicles her upbringing from her own viewpoint and allows you the viewer to see the changes that she has made.