Music: The Spicier Girls

They're crazy; they're sexy. But is TLC still cool?

Tionne ("T-Boz") Watkins--the T of the R.-and-B. singing group TLC--is dancing alone in an empty studio in Atlanta. Rozonda ("Chilli") Thomas--the C of the trio--left early when her one-year-old son developed a stomachache. As for Lisa ("Left Eye") Lopes--the L--nobody seems to know where she is right now. So Watkins keeps going through her dance steps solo. After all, there's work to be done. The group has a new CD out (its first in five years), a new video to film (they're way behind in preproduction), a tour to mount--and three careers to resuscitate. "I'm glad to be back," says Watkins,...

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