Formed in Atlanta, Georgia in 1990, the group was very successful during the 1990s despite numerous spats with the law, each other, and the group s record label and management. The first Test Tube Baby, Louis Brown was born. The Canadian Museum of Nature fabricated a heist story to cover up the fact that they d misplaced their Goodwill Moon Rock.
Upon its release, 3D debuted at number six on the Billboard 200 and was certified two times platinum by the RIAA for two million shipped in the United States. I Bet was released to radio and iTunes on October 4, 2005, but failed to make onto the charts. To maintain TLC s name as an acronym for the girls names, Watkins became T-Boz , Lopes became Left-Eye , and Thomas became Chilli.
TLC helped to pioneer a deft blend of acoustic and computer sounds that paved the way for groups like Destiny s Child, as did their image as independent women. 12 year-old Brooke Shields starred in R-rated Pretty Baby. The opera ain t over until the fat lady sings..
 On December 12, 2014, TLC released a new Christmas song entitled Gift Wrapped Kiss. .