"Girl Talk" is a song by American group TLC. It was written by band members Lisa Lopes and Tionne Watkins along with Anita McLoud, Edmund "Eddie Hustle" Clement, and Kandi Burruss for the group's fourth studio album, 3D (2002). Featuring production by Hustle, it was released as the album's lead single in North America in September 2002 and worldwide in December 2002, along with a previously unreleased song "Get Away". While the song contains vocals by Lopes, the music video for "Girl Talk" marked the band's first release without Lisa Lopes, following her death in April of the same year.
Upon its release, "Girl Talk" reached number three on the US Billboard 's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart and number twenty-eight on the Billboard Hot 100, becoming the group's 12th top forty entry on the latter chart. In addition, the song reached the top twenty in Denmark and New Zealand, the top thirty in the UK and the top fifty in Australia. The song appears in the Nintendo Gamecube and Xbox game Freestyle Street Soccer.
The music video was directed by Dave Meyers and filmed in late October 2002 after Lisa Lopes' death. The video depicts the two remaining members, T-Boz & Chilli, in three different locations; The Dirty South, Tokyo and Africa, dancing and talking with other girls, representing how girls all over the world "talk". An animated segment in used during Left Eye's rap verse, where all three girls appear as cartoon versions of themselves. The video ends with a tribute to Left Eye whichever reads: "In Loving Memory of Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes".
The European, Australian, South African, and Japanese CD maxi singles all came with a B-side track entitled 'Get Away'. The song would later be featured on the Japanese imported version of TLC's album "3D".