Tyrese, Ginuwine, Tank awkward performance of 'I Need': We promise no drugs
R&B group TNT, made up of Tank, Ginuwine and Tyrese, gave one awkward performance of their single "I Need" during a visit to WLNY's "The Couch." Not only did they mess up some lyrics during the unenthusiastic performance, but it also looked like Ginuwine might have been on some drugs.
The backlash and speculation about the performance led the trio of musicians to come forward and set the record straight about why they were so off. In a later interview with World Star Hip Hop, Ginuwine explained why he was acting so strange and blinking excessively.
"Aye, man. It was six o'clock in the morning and I popped something but it wasn't no da** molly [ecstasy]! I popped a da** 5-Hour Energy drink and I didn't think it would do that to me," he says.
Later the three men took to Twitter to crack some jokes at their own expense. "Obviously I need eye drops lololol," Ginuwine tweets. "Ohhhh wweeee lololol ... I need to take two more since I'm poppn now lololololololol what insanity ... I'm going to always perform in the morning so I can blink blink blink blink blink ... Sometimes you gotta laugh at yourself own it just to let yah know tho thts never been in my life so form what ever opinion u hav GROWN."
Tyrese adds, "Fellas ya'll gotta get it together. ... My performance was great ... Please guys ... Lol @TheRealTank @Ginuwine lets get u some eye drops!"
Tank jokingly didn't find himself at fault, tweeting, "I think we should rehearse fellas!.. @tyrese lip balm and @ginuwine less oooweee!!.. Lmao! ... @Tyrese u r a horrible wing man!! U lead only singing muthufu ... lol. Where were my backgrounds ni***?! @Ginuwine dam homie! .. @Tyrese @Ginuwine I'm sick of this sh**! I need Keith Washington and Christopher Williams to replace these ni****!!"