VH1′s CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story Gets The Network Their Highest Ratings — Tha Wire [VIDEO]
The verdict is in, VH1′s CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story was a huge success. So much so that the bio pic brought the network it’s biggest ratings ever.
According to the Los Angeles Times, the TLC biopic premiere had 4.5 million total viewers and was the highest rating for VH1 in five years. That’s not all, it was also the highest rated original movie in VH1 history.
The program generated 1.9 million tweets during its airing making it the most tweeted show of the night. Most of them were positive about the actors betrayal of the legendary girl group, with a big number aimed at Pebbles for what she did.
In case you didn’t know, TLC also celebrated their 20th anniversary in music by dropping the compilation album 20. The project features most of their biggest hits, it also includes a new joint ‘Meant To Be’ written by Ne-Yo.
In case you missed it, CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story will re-air and I got all the details below with Tha Wire.
In other news, Solange has launched her independent label Saint Records and is prepping the first release with a compilation album entitled ‘Saint Heron.’ The super talented diva is planning on dropping the collection Nov. 12. The project includes original songs by her artists Kelela, Jhene Aiko, Cassie and Solange, herself.
Solange explains, “With Saint Heron I really wanted to celebrate and continue to cultivate the community for genre defying R&B artists. I’ve personally connected with all of these extremely talented artists, and really excited for us to come together through the compilation as a new movement for music.”
The lead-off single is a lush ballad by Kelela called ‘Go All Night’, so be on the look-out. Meanwhile, for more details you can go to SaintHeron.com a cultural hub featuring unique content from the Saint Records family. Here’s a listen to Kelela’s new song, plus a look at Solange’s latest video, ‘Lovers In The Parking Lot.’
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Big ups to Solange! Get more details surrounding her new album below with Tha Wire.
Finally, like most people DMX is tryin to get his money right. The rapper has attempted to file for bankruptcy, but it may not be accepted because of some major inconsistencies. According to reports X actually filed for Chapter 11 back in July and claimed that he had $10 million in debt and was owned under $50,000 in assets.
However, the Justice Department reportedly wants the rapper to re-file for Chapter 7, where X would have to liquidate his assets. Apparently their were some issues with his initial filing. Get all the details now with Tha Wire.