Today In Hip-Hop: R.I.P. Left Eye
On this day April 25, in hip-hop history…..
2002: Lisa “Left Eye” Lopez was 30, a 5-time Grammy winner and an all around worldwide star. However, at the time Lisa was going through personal issues of her own leading her to part ways from her long time singing group, TLC. On what she called a spiritual retreat, Lisa ventured to the hispanic country of Honduras. While there, Lisa was killed in car crash due to neck injuries and severe head trauma. Left Eye was the only person killed in the accident. Raina Lopes, her sister, in the front passenger seat, was videotaping at the time, leaving the last seconds of Left Eye’s life captured on video.
Throughout her career, Lisa acquired an abundance of awards and undoubtedly holds a spot in the best girl groups of all time.
R.I.P Left Eye