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Encyclopedia > Rozonda Thomas
Rozonda "Chilli" Thomas

Chilli and T-Boz hosting TRL.
Background information
Birth name Rozonda Ocelean Thomas
Also known as Chilli, Sexy
Born February 27, 1971 (1971-02-27) (age 37)[1]
Origin Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Genre(s) R&B, pop, hip hop
Years active 1991–present
Label(s) LaFace/Arista (TLC) (1992-2005)
Tron Musik (Solo) (2008-)

Rozonda Ocelean Thomas (born February 27, 1971) better known by her stage name Chilli, is an American R&B singer and actress who rose to fame as one third of the successful R&B/Hip-Hop girl group TLC. Tionne T-Boz Watkins is an R&B singer; the lead singer of the successful group TLC. She was diagnosed with sickle-cell anemia as a child, and is today one of the spokespeople for Sickle Cell Disease Association of America. ... TRL may stand for: Trail Total Request Live, a television show on MTV. Tomb Raider: Legend, the latest game in the Tomb Raider franchise. ... is the 58th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the 1971 Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the state capital of Georgia. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Rhythm and blues (or R & B) is a musical marketing term introduced in the United States in the late 1940s by Billboard magazine. ... This article is about the genre of popular music. ... Hip hop music is a style of music which came into existence in the United States during the mid-1970s, and became a large part of modern pop culture during the 1980s. ... In the music industry, a record label can be a brand and a trademark associated with the marketing of music recordings and music videos. ... LaFace Records is an American record label, owned and operated by Sony BMG. LaFace was formed in 1989 as a joint venture between the producing duo Antonio LA Reid & Kenneth Babyface Edmonds and Arista Records. ... Arista redirects here. ... is the 58th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the 1971 Gregorian calendar. ... For the Okkervil River album, see The Stage Names. ... R&B redirects here. ... The Supremes A Go-Go (1966) was the first album by a female group to reach the top position of the Billboard magazine pop albums chart in the United States. ... TLC was an Grammy-winning American music group, whose repertoire spanned R&B, hip hop and pop. ...

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Life

Early life

Rozonda Ocelean Thomas was born February 27, 1971 in Atlanta, Georgia [1] and graduated from B.E. Mays High School. She was born to a mother of Native American and African-American descent,[2] [3]and her father is of East Indian and Arab descent.[2] [3] is the 58th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the 1971 Gregorian calendar. ... Atlanta redirects here. ... Chief Quanah Parker of the Quahadi Comanche Native Americans in the United States (also Indians, American Indians, First Americans, Indigenous Peoples, Aboriginal Peoples, Aboriginal Americans, Amerindians, Amerinds, or Original Americans) are those indigenous peoples within the territory which is now encompassed by the continental United States, and their descendants in... Languages Predominantly American English Religions Protestantism (chiefly Baptist and Methodist); Roman Catholicism; Islam Related ethnic groups Sub-Saharan Africans and other African groups, some with Native American groups. ... NRI redirects here. ... For other uses, see Arab (disambiguation). ...


Personal life

Thomas, who had been raised by her mother, allowed the Sally Jessy Raphael television talk show to air footage of her meeting her father for the first time in 1996.[4] She had a relationship with producer Dallas Austin, and they have a son together who was born June 2, 1997 and named Tron.[5] [3] However, their relationship did not last long after their son's birth. Later, she dated Usher for three years, but their relationship ended yet they remain friends.[2] Sally Jessy Raphael (born Sally Lowenthal on February 25, 1935 in Easton, Pennsylvania, U.S.[1]) is an American talk show host. ... Dallas Austin (born December 29, 1970 in Columbus, Georgia) is a Grammy-winning American songwriter, record producer, guitarist, and keyboardist. ... is the 153rd day of the year (154th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the band, see 1997 (band). ... Usher Raymond IV (born October 14, 1978), is an American R&B/pop singer and actor who rose to fame in the mid-late 1990s. ...


Career

1992 - 2004: TLC

Main article: TLC (band)

Thomas was first a dancer for Damian Dame. In 1991, she joined TLC, replacing founding member Crystal Jones, and was nicknamed "Chilli" so that the group could retain the name TLC. The group went on to sell over 45 million records worldwide; solidifying themselves as one of the best selling girl groups of all-time. In 1995 and in 2003, Chilli was voted one of People magazine's "50 Most Beautiful People". She is the lead singer of the group TLC when doing their R&B songs, and some of their Hip Hop songs. While fellow band member T-Boz was the lead singer for the other songs the group recorded. [4] TLC was an Grammy-winning American music group, whose repertoire spanned R&B, hip hop and pop. ... Damian Dame was an R&B duo consisting of Debra Jean Deah Dame Hurd (September 20, 1958-June 27, 1994) and Bruce Edward Damian Broadus (September 13, 1966-June 27, 1996). ... The Supremes A Go-Go (1966) was the first album by a female group to reach the top position of the Billboard magazine pop albums chart in the United States. ... Year 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday. ... Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... TLC was an Grammy-winning American music group, whose repertoire spanned R&B, hip hop and pop. ... Tionne T-Boz Watkins is an R&B singer; the lead singer of the successful group TLC. She was diagnosed with sickle-cell anemia as a child, and is today one of the spokespeople for Sickle Cell Disease Association of America. ...


2005 - present: Solo career

Since the hiatus of TLC, Thomas has hosted a radio show in Atlanta and has engaged in charitable activities. In 2006, she was number 90 on Maxim's Hot 100. Despite rumors of having signed a four-album deal with singer/rapper Akon's label Kon Live Distribution in 2006, she later denied these reports and confirmed that she entertaining offers from other record labels.[6] The album will still include work Missy Elliott as well as tracks produced by T-Pain, and Tricky. Certain tracks that were intended for the album have already been leaked on the Internet. A track titled "Gameproof," which featured her TLC band mate T-Boz, was leaked in spring 2006. On February 16, 2007, "Straight Jack," a track featuring Missy Elliott and produced by Polow da Don was leaked. None of the tracks listen will be included on the album with the except on "Glidin" which is being considered for inclusion. The song's composition is now used by Nicole Scherzinger's first single, "Whatever U Like." "Straight Jack" recently entered the Deutsche Black Chart in at #35.[7] A track was released to the Internet in early April 2008, titled "Dumb, Dumb, Dumb" which is the new first official single.[8] It was recently confirmed that the name of the album will be Bi-Polar and will be out September 2, 2008 released via her own label Tron Musik, as posted in a recent press release. [9] Maxim is an international English language lad mag (mens magazine) based in the United Kingdom and known for its revealing pictorials featuring popular actresses, singers, and female models, of which none are nudes. ... Kishan Aliaune Damala Bouga Time Puru Nacka Badara Akon Thiam,[1][2] often going by the shorter Aliaune Thiam[3] (born October 14, 1981),[4] and better known by his stage name Akon, is an American R&B singer, rapper, songwriter, record producer, and record executive. ... Kon Live Distribution is a record label owned and founded by R&B singer Akon. ... Missy Elliott (born Melissa Arnette Elliott July 1, 1971 in Portsmouth, Virginia), is a five-time Grammy Award-winning American rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer. ... T Pain is a hip-hop artist whose debut single was released in August 2005. ... Christopher Tricky Stewart born January 4, 1974 is an American songwriter and music producer best known for his work on Rihanna and Jay-Zs single Umbrella, which became a #1 hit on charts in Australia, Brazil, Croatia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, Germany, Norway, Poland, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United... is the 47th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ... Polow-Freache Jamal Fincher Jones[1][2] (born 1978), known by his stage name Polow da Don, is an American record producer. ... Whatever U Like is a pop/R&B song written by Nicole Scherzinger, Clifford Harris, Jr. ...


Film & television

Thomas made guest appearances on shows such as The Parkers, That 70s Show, and Strong Medicine. In 2000 she was featured in the made-for-television movies A Diva's Christmas Carol (with Vanessa L. Williams)[10] and Love Song (with Monica), and in the film Snow Day. In 2001 she co-starred in the action film Ticker, directed by Albert Pyun ("Brain Smasher", "A Love Story" and "Cyborg"). She also played a short role in the 1997 film Hav Plenty. Thomas is now working on a line of handbags, titled, Bags by Chilli.[11]. The Parkers is a sitcom that aired for 5 years on UPN from August 30, 1999 - May 10, 2004. ... That 70s Show logo That 70s Show is a Fox Network television sitcom centered around the lives of a group of teenagers living in the fictional suburb of Point Place, near Green Bay, Wisconsin, during the late 1970s. ... For the Arthur Hailey novel, see Strong Medicine (novel) Strong Medicine is a medical drama with a focus on feminist politics, sexual health issues and class conflict. ... “Telefilm” redirects here. ... Vanessa Lynn Williams (born March 18, 1963) is an American singer-songwriter and actress. ... Monica Denise Arnold (born October 24, 1980), professionally known as Monica, is an American R&B singer, songwriter, and occasional actress. ... Snow Day (2000) is an American comedy film by Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon Movies. ... Ticker (2001) is an action film, directed by Albert Pyun. ... Hav Plenty (1997) is a true story based on an eventful weekend in the life of Lee Plenty (Christopher Scott Cherot). ...


Discography

Main article: TLC discography

This article features the discography by the R&B/hip-hop group TLC. // Estimated singles sales: US: 7 million, Worldwide: 11 million Now and Forever: The Video Hits (2007) ^ Gulfnews - Just who is Dallas Austin? ^ [According to the Last Days of Left Eye documentary] Categories: | ...

Albums

The year 2008 in music is full of events, albums released by major artists and bands, and hit singles. ...

References

  1. ^ a b MSN (2008). Chilli. MSN. Retrieved on 2008-04-29.
  2. ^ a b c Imdb (2008). [http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0859475/bio Biography for Rozonda 'Chilli' Thomas]. Imdb. Retrieved on 2008-02-01.
  3. ^ a b c Biography of Rozonda Thomas. Celebs101 (2008). Retrieved on 2008-05-16.
  4. ^ a b Christopher John Farley (2008). The Spicier Girls. Time magazine. Retrieved on 2008-02-04.
  5. ^ Rozonda Chilli Thomas Biography. Chilli-Online.net (2008). Retrieved on 2008-02-05.
  6. ^ • Information
  7. ^ Die Deutschen Trend Charts
  8. ^ CHILLI'S NEW SINGLE HAS 'INK' ALL OVER IT: Written by Cri$tyle, 'Dumb, Dumb, Dumb' sparks controversy.
  9. ^ Chilli's Solo Album Bi-Polar out 9/2/08
  10. ^ Amazon.com: Diva's Christmas Carol: Vanessa Williams (VII),Rozonda 'Chilli' Thomas,John Taylor (IV),Brian McNamara,Kathy Griffin,Stephanie Biddle,Richard Jutras,Linda Goodwin,Michelle Lipper,Amy Sloan,Henri Pardo,Christian Paul,Helena-Alexis Seymour,Vanessa Morgan,Guillaume Lemay-Thivierge,Heather Hiscox,Uni Park,Asde Obayomi,Amanda Strawn,Barry Julien,Richard Schenkman: Movies & TV
  11. ^ Official Bags by Chilli Website

This article is about the Internet service provider and Internet portal. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Common Era (or Anno Domini), in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 119th day of the year (120th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Internet Movie Database (IMDb) [1] is an online database of information about actors, movies, television shows, television stars and video games. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Common Era (or Anno Domini), in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 32nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Common Era (or Anno Domini), in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 136th day of the year (137th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... TIME redirects here. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Common Era (or Anno Domini), in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 35th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Common Era (or Anno Domini), in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 36th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ...

External links

For the in-memory database management system, see In-memory database. ... TLC was an Grammy-winning American music group, whose repertoire spanned R&B, hip hop and pop. ... Tionne Tenese T-Boz Watkins (born April 26, 1970 in Des Moines, Iowa) is an American R&B singer and lead singer of the group TLC. Watkins is also an occasional actress. ... Lisa Left Eye Lopes (birth name Lisa Nicole Lopes) (May 27, 1971 – April 25, 2002), was an American rapper, singer, songwriter, actress of Cape Verdean descent, and member of the popular R&B and hip hop group TLC. In addition to hit songs like Waterfalls with TLC, Lopes also did... Ooooooohhh. ... CrazySexyCool is a bestselling R&B/hip hop album by the group TLC, released on November 15, 1994. ... FanMail is the 3rd album released by TLC. FanMail debuted at #1 on the Billboard Charts, where it remained for 5 weeks, and the album won the 2000 Grammy Awards Best R&B Album. ... Aint 2 Proud 2 Beg is TLCs debut single from their debut album, Ooooooohhh. ... Baby-Baby-Baby is the title of a number-one R&B single by group TLC. It was the second single released from their debut album, Ooooooohhh. ... What About Your Friends is TLCs third single from their debut album, Ooooooohhh. ... Hat 2 Da Back is TLCs fourth single from their debut album, Ooooooohhh. ... Get It Up opens The Times debut album and is also their debut single. ... Creep was TLCs first number one single on the Billboard Hot 100, (third number one total) and the first single from their second album, CrazySexyCool. ... Red Light Special is TLCs second single from their sophomore album, CrazySexyCool. ... Diggin On You is TLCs fourth single from their sophomore album, CrazySexyCool. ... Silly Ho is a song recorded by R&B girl group TLC for their album Fanmail. ... No Scrubs is a song recorded by R&B girl group TLC for their album Fanmail. ... Im Good at Being Bad is a song recorded by R&B girl group TLC for their third album, Fanmail. ... Unpretty is a 1999 (see 1999 in music) single recorded by R&B girl group TLC for their third album Fanmail. ... My Life is a song recorded by R&B girl group TLC for their third album, Fanmail. ... Dear Lie is a pop-R&B ballad written by Kenneth Babyface Edmonds and Tionne Watkins for TLCs third studio album FanMail (1999). ... Girl Talk is an R&B-hip hop song written by Lisa Lopes, Anita McLoud, Edmund Eddie Hustle Clement, Kandi Burruss, Tionne Watkins for TLCs fourth album, 3D (2002). ... Hands Up was one of three singles off of TLCs final Album 3D. According to the songs 12 vinyl promo single, the album version of the song was originally recorded in 1999. ... Damaged is a pop-rock ballad written by Dallas Austin and Tionne Watkins for TLCs fourth studio album 3D (2002). ... Turntable is a pop-R&B ballad written by LaShawn Daniels, Rodney Jerkins, Fred Jerkins III, Tomi Martin, Daniel Moore, Tionne Watkins for TLCs fourth studio album 3D (2002). ... This article features the discography by the R&B/hip-hop group TLC. // Estimated singles sales: US: 7 million, Worldwide: 11 million Now and Forever: The Video Hits (2007) ^ Gulfnews - Just who is Dallas Austin? ^ [According to the Last Days of Left Eye documentary] Categories: | ... The FanMail Tour was a concert tour performed by the American pop/R&B group TLC. In support of their album FanMail, the stadium and arena tour ran in 1999 and 2000. ... R U the girl was a TV series produced by UPN. The show was a reality TV singing talent search contest for a talented person to appear on the next single of the all-female R&B band of TLC whose former member Lisa Left Eye Lopes died in a... The Last Days of Left Eye is a documentary directed by Lauren Lazin which premiered on VH1 and VH1 Soul on May 19, 2007. ... Dallas Austin (born December 29, 1970 in Columbus, Georgia) is a Grammy-winning American songwriter, record producer, guitarist, and keyboardist. ... LaFace Records is an American record label, owned and operated by Sony BMG. LaFace was formed in 1989 as a joint venture between the producing duo Antonio LA Reid & Kenneth Babyface Edmonds and Arista Records. ...

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