Xscape Will Perform At Essence Fest
Xscape is back together and they’ll make their reunion debut at the 2017 Essence Music Festival!
Kandi Burruss, Tameka “Tiny” Cottle, LaTocha Scott and Tamika Scott sat down with Essence for an exclusive interview, where they talked about finally coming back together, their biopic with Mona Scott-Young and more.
Read a few excerpts below:
Tamika On Moving Past Her Beef With Kandi:
When we came into the business, we were learning, our parents were learning and….we were young. So, we had to figure out a lot through trial and error.
The issue between Kandi and I came after the group had already broken up so, it had nothing to do with the split. Once she and I got a chance to finally sit down as women to squash any beef that we had with one another, we realized continuing our legacy was bigger and more important than any problems we went through. As adults and as businesswomen, we just put everything to the side to pick up the pieces and said we were gonna do this, do it right, do it for ourselves and for our families.
LaTocha On The Group Falling Apart:
We also didn’t have that unbiased person there to kind of come in and be that buffer and say, ‘you’re right’ or ‘you’re wrong’ but, let’s just fix it and because of that, we grew apart.
When you’re that age, sometimes you just don’t try to figure it out. You think it’s probably easier to just walk away. Now that we’re women, we know how to fix it. I think separation brings on appreciation a lot of times and now we’re just appreciating each other and what we each bring to the table. Of course you have ups and downs but, we got through those times. We want people to know that and not just think, ‘Oh, they broke up and that was the end of XSCAPE.’
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