11 Important Life Lessons We Learned From TLC Songs

At the height of their success, T-Boz, Chili, and Left Eye were best known for making music with a message. Revisit all their sage advice in CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story, only on VH1.

1. The only person who can make you happy is you.

“Unpretty” (FanMail)

2. Keep your feet on the ground and your head on your shoulders.

“Waterfalls” (CrazySexyCool)

3. If the grass is greener, go get some green.

“Switch” (CrazySexyCool)

4. Keep your friends close and your enemies far as hell away.

“Case of the Fake People” (CrazySexyCool)

5. Baseball caps are infinitely hotter on women, are you crazy?

“Hat 2 Da Back” (Ooooooohhh… On the TLC Tip)

6. Friends who aren’t friends when times are hard were never actually friends.

“What About Your Friends” (Ooooooohhh… On the TLC Tip)

7. If lies didn’t hurt people, there wouldn’t be a separate category for “little white lies.”

“Dear Lie” (FanMail)

8. Never underestimate the power of word of mouth.

“Girl Talk” (3D)

9. Sometimes it’s OK to ask for what you want.

“Let’s Do It Again” (CrazySexyCool)

10. Like, really ask for what you want.

“Ain’t 2 Proud 2 Beg” (Ooooooohhh… On The TLC Tip)

11. No scrubs.

“No Scrubs” (CrazySexyCool)

Inspired by CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story premiering October 21st, 9/8C on VH1.

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