New Kids On The Block And TLC Unite On New LP

The Kids chip in to TLC's Kickstarter
ByAl NeedhamWednesday , 21 January 2015
New Kids On The Block And TLC Unite On New LP
NKOTB and TLC (and a cut-out of Nelly) at Madison Square Garden, NY

New Kids On The Block star Donnie Wahlberg has given new tour-mates TLC a massive boost after publicly pledging to donate $10,000 (Dhs36,732) towards the R&B group's crowdfunding campaign for their next album.  

The Step By Step hitmakers appeared with Tionne 'T-Boz' Watkins and Rozonda 'Chilli' Thomas on U.S. breakfast show Good Morning America on Tuesday to announce plans for their joint summer tour, and Wahlberg revealed the Kids would be kicking in ten grand to TLC’s Kickstarter fund. The only stipulation? A collaboration between the two groups on the LP.  A flattered T-Boz replied, "Our pleasure. We'd love that."

The upcoming release will be TLC's first album in 13 years and their first all-new release since original member Lisa 'Left Eye' Lopes died in a car crash in 2002. T-Boz and Chilli have vowed to "stay true to the TLC sound" on the project, which they believe is the best way to "keep Lisa's memory alive".The girl-group’s Kickstarter campaign was launched this Monday and had already raised over $62,000 (Dhs227,735) in the first 24 hours of going live. If you want to chip in, you’ve got until the middle of Feb…

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