By Niomi Harris For Mailonline. And almost 18 years after the loss of the rapper, TLC singer Rozonda 'Chilli' Thomas has told how there was 'never ever a thought' to replace the late star in the group. Appearing on Friday's Good Morning Britain, Chilli, 48, emphasised that 'nobody can fill those shoes' when questioned by host Kate Garraway. Responding to the question on if they were asked to replace Lisa, Chilli, who appeared via video link from LA, said: 'We heard from so many people, in the business, that surprised us more than anything.
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She was 30; earlier this week, she would have turned In the days before selfies, the star laid herself bare in the self-shot VH1 classic, talking into a handheld camera in order to set the record straight. When her solo album Supernova failed to land, she once again returned to the Honduras jungle in with friends to fast, run naked among the waterfalls, and start building a youth camp for children in Central America. I didn't tell y'all about Nina?
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If you want to know my sister, go to Usha Village in Honduras. So, several years ago, actress and playwright Kerisse Hutchinson, who bears an uncanny resemblance to Lopes, did just that. I knew that I needed to go because Honduras was extremely important to Lisa. It was her spiritual home. She found a rich land, where people came to the Usha Village to reconnect with nature and themselves.
Much of her trip to the Central America nation — including her fatal crash — was filmed, and this footage has been turned into a VH-1 documentary, Last Days of Left Eye. Their bright, baggy clothes and playful jams brought out the girl in us, and their sexually progressive lyrics spoke to the women in us. The trio instantly shot to the top of the charts and stayed there.