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Ooooooohhh...On the TLC Tip


  • 1. Intro
    2. Ain't 2 Proud 2 Beg
    3. Shock Dat Monkey
    4. Intermission I
    5. Hat 2 Da Back
    6. Das Da Way We Like 'Em
    7. What About Your Friends
    8. His Story
    9. Intermission II
    10. Bad By Myself
    11. Somethin' You Wanna Know
    12. Baby-Baby-Baby
    13. This Is How It Should Be Done
    14. Depend On Myself
    15. Conclusion
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  • Additional Info
    Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 26003

  • Credits
    Producer
    Engineer

    TLC: T-Boz, Left Eye, Chilli.
    Producers: Marly Marl, Dallas Austin, L.A. Reid, Babyface, Jermaine Dupri and Da Funky Bunch, Daryl Simmons and Kayo.
    Engineers: Darrin Prindel, Jim "Z" Zumpano, John Pace, Alvin Speights, Frank Heller.
    Recorded at Doppler Studios, Studio LaCoCo, Bosstown Recording Studios, Atlanta, Georgia; Marley Marl's House of Hits, New York.
    Audio Mixers: Dave Way; Marley Marl; Alvin Speights.
    Recording information: Bosstown Recording Studios, Atlanta, GA; Doppler Studios; Marley Marl's House Of Hits, New York. NY; Studio LaCoCo.
    Photographer: Michael Lavine.
    OOOOOOOHHH...ON THE TLC TIP is the next wave of street smart modern dance music, a vibrant angular blend of hip-hop and R&B by a trio of enlightened sisters from the 'hood: T-Boz, Left Eye and Chilli. Bringing a fresh liberated perspective to a genre dominated by hordes of happy hedonists and gangsta wannabes, TLC puts a tough new spin on the girl group vibe.
    TLC connects to a tradition of funky, tough-talkin', please-me divas that stretches all the way back to the likes of Millie Jackson, Dinah Washington and Bessie Smith. TLC makes it clear on songs like "Ain't 2 Proud To Beg," "Shock Dat Monkey," "Bad By Myself" and "Depend On Myself" that they like a good time as much as the next gal but that self-respect and mutual respect come first, and that girls have to keep their men in line.
    Musically their arrangements often jump back and forth between massed R&B harmonies (a la P-Funk), and spacey rhythm loops (their collaboration with Marley Marl on "Das Da Way We Like 'Em"). But their ability to work within more traditional dance grooves ("What About Your Friends") and ballad forms ("Baby-Baby-Baby") makes OOOOOOOHHH...ON THE TLC TIP a hip hop record with real pop appeal.

  • Critic Reviews
    Entertainment Weekly (4/17/92, p.58) - "...The year's cleverest, shrewdest new hip-hop act...a playfully aggressive, seriously feminist trio...a perfect pop group for the times..." - Rating: A
    Q (9/92, p.83) - 3 Stars - Good - "...[a] fresh blend of street summer-sound...the latest hip hop sensation..."
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  • Genre: R&B
  • Label: LaFace 26003
  • Distributor: Arista
  • Analog/Digital: n/a
  • Mono/Stereo: Stereo
  • Studio/Live: Studio
  • UPC: 886974793526
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