Weezer followers have been duly shocked to discover a bunch of seemingly misplaced cowl songs on the group's newest album. One of these uncanny picks occurred to be a rousing rendition of the TLC traditional "No Scrubs." Weezer additionally paid tribute to Michael Jackson, Black Sabbath, a-ha, and Toto on the ultimate draft. And with that mentioned, The Teal Album is an acquired style, even by Weezer's snuff rock requirements - proceed with warning.
On the opposite hand, TLC's reception is altogether extra constructive than mine - some may say Chili is blinded by the flattery of the gesture. Upon listening to the track herself, the legendary TLC member jumped on Twitter to thank the group for the heartfelt rendition. Included in her "Thank You" Tweet is a 45-second clip of the recording, in addition to her Cleo-like prediction of a TLC x Weezer live performance within the close to future. Weezer indubitably helped their trigger by Tweeting, "hope you need our quantity" simply because the album was going to press.
The Twitterverse is seemingly simply as enthralled as the 2 constituents, on the prospect of a TLC x Weezer collaboration. But a small minority of smart commenters, like @Rena403, are refusing to worship (blindly). She's proper, the duvet is borderline offensive, the gesture extremely heartfelt - however in context, Weezer by no means took themselves too severely. If Chilli is proud of the duvet, then there's actually nothing extra to say.
Battle Of The Sexes: Remember The Full-Out War TLC Started With ‘No Scrubs?’
Earlier this week, folks were on Twitter reminiscing about the good ole days when dropped their bombshell hit “No Scrubs.” “Can y’all imagine if TLC ‘No Scrubs’ came out today in 2018,” asked her followers. “Twitter men would be HOT boy.”
It’s likely she’s right. When , , and put the song out, it became the instant anthem for what women 1999 should consider to be a weak ass men—and the fellas didn’t take it lightly. Let’s revisit TLC’s overall definition a “scrub:”
1. “Hangin’ out the passenger side, his best friend’s ride/Trying to holla at me”
2. “I’m looking like class and he’s looking like trash/Can’t get wit’ a deadbeat ass”
3. “If you don’t have a car and you’re walking/Oh yes son, I’m talking to you/If you live at home with your momma/Oh yes son, I’m talking to you/If you have a shorty that you don’t show love/Oh yes son, I’m talking to you/Wanna get me with no money/Oh no, I don’t want no…No scrub”
As expected, their lyrics hit a nerve and it wasn’t long before the boys hit back—hard. In response to TLC and all the ladies bumpin’ their gums, dropped “No Pigeons” and boy was it brutal.
“I don’t want no Pigeons, them be them girls who gets no dubs from me/Playin’ the bar dumb broke, wit her best friend’s coat, Tryin’ to holler at me,” they rapped. Adding, “This ain’t my Benz there, it’s my man’s, yeah/But this ain’t my car like that ain’t your hair/Uh Oh pigeon, take them fake jewels f/Uh Oh pigeon, take your friend’s shoes f.”