at about which time the group's name was shortened to TLC.
Twenty years after their debut, TLC was honored with Outstanding Contribution to Music at the 17th MOBO Awards and Legend Award at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards Japan.
According to Jones, things began to unravel for her after Pebbles denied the group the opportunity to take home the contracts that Pebbitone had drafted.
Jones did not want to sign before having the contract reviewed by others and perhaps a lawyer. As they looked for a replacement for Jones, the two-member TLC-Skee made its first recorded appearance on a track for La Face act Damian Dame's self-titled 1991 LP.
Impressed by the girls, Reid renamed the group TLC-Skee, with "TLC" being an acronym for the names Tionne, Lisa, and Crystal.
Reid arranged an audition for them with local record label La Face Records, run by Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds and Reid's then-husband, Antonio "L. Antonio Reid saw potential in Watkins and Lopes as performers, but felt that Jones should be replaced.