He is chasing waterfalls money and respect by dealing drugs but his mother knows this cannot end well. Segment 1 tlc s waterfall was a metaphor for aids segment 2 daddy s boy is a perfect representation of the government segment 3 why would you wear an e.
The line three letters took him to his final resting place is referring to dying of aids.
Tlc waterfalls about aids. This definitely changes the way we ll be listening to the song from now on. Let us know in the comments. Tlc was already a household name in 1995 thanks to a string of monster hits including ain t too proud to beg and creep but when tionne t boz watkins lisa left eye lopes and rozonda chilli thomas filmed the video for waterfalls the organized noize penned third single released from their sophomore album crazysexycool they had a hunch they had a.
Chasing waterfalls is tlc s way of expressing how people chase intangible dreams with no thought of the consequences. Tlc were big on aids awareness left eye would often wear condoms attached to her clothes and in her glasses to promote safe sex. Did you know this about waterfalls.
The aids epidemic was something tlc felt strongly about and lisa left eye lopes would often wear condoms on her clothes to bring awareness to the issue and promote safer sex. The first verse is talking about an inner city mother and son relationship. Waterfalls by tlc is a straight banger.