Rozonda Thomas, better known by her stage name Chilli, is a multi-talented artist, dancer, and actress who first rose to fame as a member of the iconic R&B group TLC. Born in 1971, she has spent more than two decades in the music industry, achieving global success as a performer, songwriter, and producer.
One of Chilli’s breakout roles was as a member of TLC, one of the most successful and influential girl groups of all time. With hits like “Waterfalls,” “No Scrubs,” and “Creep,” TLC became known for their powerful vocals, signature dance moves, and bold fashion choices. Chilli’s contributions to the group’s music and image helped to establish them as icons of ’90s pop culture, and earned them a devoted fan base around the world.
One of the milestones in Chilli’s career came in 1999, when she released her first solo album, “Rozonda Thomas: AKA Chilli.” The album showcased her talent as a vocalist and songwriter, and included collaborations with artists like Dallas Austin and Missy Elliott. Although it did not achieve the same level of commercial success as TLC’s albums, it was an important moment for Chilli as an artist, allowing her to explore new creative avenues outside of the group.
Throughout her career, Chilli has collaborated with a wide range of other artists and celebrities. She has worked with R&B legends like Usher, Whitney Houston, and Janet Jackson, as well as pop stars like Pink and Britney Spears. Chilli has also appeared in a number of movies and TV shows, including “House Party 3,” “Living Single,” and “That ’70s Show.”
Chilli’s accomplishments have not gone unnoticed by the industry, as she has been recognized with a number of awards and nominations over the years. She has won multiple Grammy Awards and American Music Awards as a member of TLC, and has been nominated for a variety of other honors, including the MTV Video Music Awards and the BET Awards. These accolades are a testament to Chilli’s talent and hard work, and serve as a reminder of the impact that she has had on the entertainment industry.