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20 Years Of TLC's 'Creep': T-Boz Shares The No. 1 Song's Inspiration

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 5: (EUROPE AND AUSTRALASIA OUT) (L-R) Rozonda 'Chilli' Thomas and Tionne 'T-Boz' Watkins of American
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 5: (EUROPE AND AUSTRALASIA OUT) (L-R) Rozonda 'Chilli' Thomas and Tionne 'T-Boz' Watkins of American girl group 'TLC' pose during a photo shoot at the Four Seasons Hotel on June 5, 2014 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Ross Schultz/Newspix/Getty Images)

TLC had a handful of early 90's hits, from "Ain't 2 Proud 2 Beg" to "What About Your Friends" to "Baby-Baby-Baby," before releasing "Creep" in 1994. Yet the lead single from sophomore album CrazySexyCool became the R&B trio's first ubiquitous smash and No. 1 single on Billboard Hot 100; spending four weeks at the chart's summit, "Creep" stepped down from No. 1 in February 1995, but was eventually followed by an even bigger TLC hit, "Waterfalls," which was No. 1 for seven weeks later that year.

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