Lil Mama has been confirmed to play the legendary Lisa Left Eye Lopez, MC Lyte revealed the news at the inaugural VIBE Impact Awards. “I don’t know if I’m supposed to say, but I will,” Lyte told the interviewer for HipHop Hollywood. I Can’t see her as Left Eye. Now if she played Bow Wow then you got yourself a movie.
“She just got the role as Left Eye in TLC’s new movie. I am so excited for her.” The film is currently in pre-production, with the group’s two surviving members, Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins and Rozonda “Chilli” Thomas, serving as consultants and executive producers. The hip-hop pioneer plans to take the 23-year-old under her wing. “I’m gonna put a little bit of my concentration and focus on helping to uplift a sister who is talented, smart, witty, and just had her chances cut too short, and that’s Lil Mama ’cause she is a talented young lady,” explained Lyte.