When TLC first came out with Ain’t Too Proud to Beg, their single was ahead of its time and they could not get booked for gigs without first changing the lyrics of their song. They showed up in baggy pants and sang about reclaiming female sexuality and not becoming just another stereotypical woman who pleases her man. The industry wasn’t ready for this and wanted a more feminine looking group. TLC eventually got famous, throughout their career they continued to push barriers with songs like No Scrubs, that was about raising dating standards and not settling for a scrub, ( a guy that still lives at home doesn’t take showers and bums rides around from his friends all day). Unpretty was all about who makes us feel pretty and making fun of plastic surgery. Take a look at the video, it’s worth admiring how cutting edge these gender benders were!

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