Remembering those we’ve lost through the years never gets easier, but for some reason it soothes our souls.
If Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes was still alive, today would’ve been her 44th birthday. After dying in a terrifying car crash in Honduras in April 2002, TLC and Lisa’s family have attempted to keep her legacy alive through philanthropic work and charities.
And although Lisa’s no longer with us in the physical, we know she’s still here in spirit. In an effort to keep Left Eye’s legacy alive, we rounded up 10 facts that most people don’t know about the former TLC rapper.
From her adoptive daughter to signing to Suge Knight‘s Tha Row Records, Left Eye was not only full of life, but she was also full of surprises.
Rest in power Left Eye. Click through the gallery below for 10 facts you probably didn’t know about Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes.
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10 Interesting Facts About Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes
1. Most of TLC's "CrazySexyCool" Album Was Recorded Without Left Eye Because She Was In RehabSource:Getty 1 of 10
2. Left Eye Adopted A Little Girl Named Snow A Few Years Before Her Death.Source:Getty 2 of 10
3. One Time Left Eye Didn't Show Up For A Press Conference, Which Prompted Her To Appear On Local Radio/TV Stations As A Missing Person.Source:Getty 3 of 10
4. Left Eye Once Held Clive Davis Hostage & Stole Back All Their TLC Memorabilia For Arista Records After Filing BankruptcySource:Getty 4 of 10
5. Left Eye Appeared On N 'Sync's "No Strings Attached" AlbumSource:Getty 5 of 10
6. Left Eye's Lyrics To "Waterfalls" Are Inscribed In Her CasketSource:Getty 6 of 10
7. Before Fame, Left Eye Was In A Family Band That Sang Gospel Music Called "The Lopes Kids"Source:Getty 7 of 10
8. Lisa Got Her Nickname "Left Eye" From An Ex Who Always Said He Was Attracted To Her Left EyeSource:Getty 8 of 10
9. Left Eye Made A Posthumous Duet With Tupac For Her "Supernova" Album. She Recorded The Songs With Tupac Prior To His Death.Source:Getty 9 of 10
10. In 2002, Left Eye Signed To Suge Knight's Tha Row Records Label...Three Months Before Her Death.Source:Getty 10 of 10
Remembering Left Eye: 10 Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes was originally published on globalgrind.com