Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes is African American of Cape Verdean origin.
She was born to Cape Verdean parents, mother Wanda Lopes and father Ronald Lopes. About 71% of the population of Cape Verde is a mix of Sub Saharan Africans and Europeans usually from Portugal and Spain.
Lisa was born on May 27, 1971 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Lopes was a singer and member of the female group TLC, formed in 1991. Their first album, Oooooooh . . . On the TLC Tip, had 3 Top 10 hits. After a lengthy hiatus, Lisa embarked on a solo project titled Supernova. The release date for the album was set for August, 2001, but was postponed repeatedly.
On April 25, 2002, Left Eye died in a car accident on a highway in Roma (near La Ceiba), Honduras, where she owned a condominium.
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