[AllHipHop News] An unreleased track featuring late singer/songwriter Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes has been released on the Internet, on the eve of the 10-year anniversary of her death.
The TLC member was killed in a tragic car crash in the Honduras on April 25, 2002.
In honor of her death, a previously unreleased song titled “Fantasies” featuring Bootleg of the Dayton Family has been released.
The track was released by Block Starz Music, a German label that was recently acquired by Jay-Z’s Roc Nation.
“The word anniversary means a celebration,” TLC group member Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins told AllHipHop.com in a statement. “For us her death will never be a celebration, it’s still something that hurts.”
The song “Fantasies,” which is being sold via iTunes, will be donated to the Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes Foundation.
“Lisa is our sister. You never get over losing a family member,” Rozonda “Chilli” Thomas added. “We love her and we miss her and that isn’t ever going to change.”
In related news T-Boz and Chilli are producing a new biopic on the rise of TLC for VH1.
The untitled film is being written by Kate Lanier, who wrote the critically acclaimed bio-pic “What’s Love Got to Do With,” about soul legend Tina Turner.
“This project is truly a dream come true for us,” added Chilli.
A portion of the proceeds from “Fantasies” will go to the Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes Foundation.