Band breakup tales by no means actually get outdated, regardless of the style. In the R&B music world, Xscape was one of many hottest lady teams within the ‘90s with Kandi Burruss, Tameka “Tiny” Harris, and sisters LaTocha and Tamika Scott.
Discovered by Jermaine Dupri, the foursome launched three platinum-selling studio albums earlier than disbanding. Though their breakup story has been advised in some ways, Tiny not too long ago opened up about a number of the Xscape drama, which included bodily fights.
Xscape broke up in 1998
Turmoil hit the group by the point their third album dropped, and Xscape referred to as it quits. Members of quartet and their staff (together with Dupri) have cited a number of causes for the group’s cut up, however issues didn’t finish on amicable phrases for everybody.
Bad blood between Burruss and Tamika Scott brewed when Scott allegedly unfold rumors about Burruss sleeping her approach to the highest. There have been different points too.
While Tiny and Burruss went on to change into profitable songwriters for different artists and later, actuality TV stars, the Scott sisters launched solo endeavors in music. Xscape briefly reunited in 2017 and turned the expertise right into a actuality present with Bravo’s Xscape: Still Kickin’ It.
After doing just a few live shows, Burruss declined to maneuver ahead with the group and the three remaining members determined to file new music collectively. She’s since modified her thoughts.
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Tiny says Kandi fought her and LaTocha previously
Tiny not too long ago sat down for an interview with DJ Vlad to speak about her profession and household, sharing just a few tales about Xscape and what went mistaken.
She defined that main as much as their longstanding rift, their egos performed a task in pulling them aside as did exterior influences. The power shifted and she or he mentioned it grew to become “a drag” to indicate up for work.
When requested about fights, Tiny mentioned they solely had two actual ones. “Me and Kandi had a little slap [fight]. A little quickie. And I was pregnant so it wasn’t that bad,” she mentioned. “And then Tocha and Kandi finally got into a fight as well.”
Tiny shared it felt prefer it was overdue for these two to have a confrontation, and issues escalated right into a brawl. “I just remember us rehearsing—I don’t remember what we were rehearsing for—but that rehearsal hall was turned upside down.”
She confirmed it was a rowdy fist struggle however wouldn’t reveal who got here out on high. Watch the film, Tiny mentioned.
An Xscape biopic is on the best way
In 2017, the Xscape biopic was introduced, a product developed by all 4 unique members. The venture continues to be within the works and is ready to hit Bravo. Though no official launch date has been given, in 2019, Tiny advised Atlanta Black Star it’s attainable they’ll re-record a few of their outdated songs for the movie and add some new music too. And she’d love for her daughter Zonnique Pullins to play her.
Xscape partnered up with Mona Scott-Young’s Monami Entertainment for the biopic, which is the one licensed model from the group.