SWV and Xscape: The Queens of R&B premiered March 5 on Bravo, and to have a good time the truth sequence, SWV sat down with Billboard‘s Gail Mitchell to debate their unbelievable profession.
“It’s a blessing,” Lelee mentioned of the trio’s success. “We didn’t even know we were going to make it, let alone be here 30 years later. I mean, as long as the fans want us here, we’re going to show up.”
As for what it’s about SWV that also resonates with music followers in spite of everything these years, Taj says that it’s all about consistency. “We haven’t changed one bit from day one. This is us,” she shares. “We were always the quirky, around the way girls who just love to have fun and sing. We’re still that, but we’re just much older.”
The six-episode Queens of R&B sequence follows SWV and Xscape as they put together for a joint live performance and navigate private drama that might derail their stage plans. The actuality sequence explores “the inner working of putting on a live concert performance” whereas exposing “the discord and complex dynamics of sisterhood within singing groups.”
The toughest half, Taj says, was being away from their households throughout filming. “You just want to be portrayed the right way,” Lelee provides. “Everybody don’t take your life and your story serious. It’s not their baby. It’s television.”
“Don’t get caught up in the hype,” Coko replies when requested what she needs followers to remove from the present, earlier than including with fun, “Enjoy it and don’t at me.”
Watch SWV’s full interview with Billboard above, included a beautiful a cappella rendition of “Weak.”