03/03/2015 04:57 pm ET

20 Years Of TLC's 'Creep': T-Boz Shares The No. 1 Song's Inspiration

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TLC had a handful of early 90's hits, from "Ain't 2 Proud 2 Beg" to "What About Your Friends" to "Baby-Baby-Baby," before releasing "Creep" in 1994. Yet the lead single from sophomore album CrazySexyCool became the R&B trio's first ubiquitous smash and No. 1 single on Billboard Hot 100; spending four weeks at the chart's summit, "Creep" stepped down from No. 1 in February 1995, but was eventually followed by an even bigger TLC hit, "Waterfalls," which was No. 1 for seven weeks later that year.

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