By 1993, Beyoncé and Girls Tyme were working with producers, vocal coaches and songwriters, but a record deal remained elusive.
With their options seemingly running out, they tried another avenue to success: a TV talent competition.
Star Search was a big deal in the early ‘90s. It served as a proving ground for the likes of Aaliyah, Alanis Morissette, Dave Chappelle and many others.
The girls were poised and ready for the national spotlight, but tensions in the group were rising behind the scenes.