Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins , a songwriter and lead singer of the Grammy Award-winning group, TLC, has written a memoir about her music career and life-long battle with sickle-cell disease.
She will sign copies of the book, “A Sick Life: TLC ‘n Me: Stories from On and Off the Stage,” at 7 p.m. Oct. 9 at the Rich Auditorium at the Woodruff Arts Center, 1280 Peachtree St. N.E. The event is hosted by A Cappella Books.
Also on the program is Shanti Das, a music industry executive, consultant, entrepreneur and philanthropist.
The book chronicles Watkin’s life as a young girl in Des Moines to her teen years in Atlanta breaking into the music scene. Watkins shares how she became a major musicial star and sickle-cell disease advocate .
In her book, she reveals never-before-told TLC stories, including accounts of her friendship with group member Lisa “Left-Eye” Lopes and her tragic death. She also discusses what’s ahead for her and fellow group member Rozanda “Chilli” Thomas . They recently released a new , and headlined the “I love 90’s tour.”