Approaching the time that the group was ready to deliver their second album, Naturi Naughton announced that she was no longer a member of the group.Naughton alleged she had had a number of conflicts and arguments with Bailon, Williams, and their management, which led to a heated argument in August 2002 involving an altercation.In late 2001, they collaborated with Lil' Romeo and Nick Cannon for "Parents Just Don't Understand" on the Jimmy Neutron, Boy Genius soundtrack.3LW spent the first half of 2002 in the studio, recording an album tentatively titled "Same Game, Different Rules".Aside from her work in film, she has also guest starred in numerous television series, including the Disney series That's So Raven, which starred her Cheetah Girls co-star Raven-Symoné, and The Suite Life of Zack & Cody.Bailon has established a solo music career, contributing two solo tracks for The Cheetah Girls: One World, as well as The Confessions of a Shopaholic soundtrack.In the summer of 2001, the group embarked on the MTV Total Request Live tour along with Destiny's Child, Dream, Nelly, Eve, and Jessica Simpson.
"No More" was a chart success, and was followed by "Playas Gon' Play" in early 2001.
Not long after, Naughton claimed she had been forced out of the group.
Williams and Bailon continued as a duo while using the "3LW" name, causing the press to jokingly refer to them as "2LW".
A fan support campaign for 3LW named 'Never Let Go of 3LW' after their song "Never Let Go" spread to the radio, and the act was retained, despite the album loss.
Recording a new set of tracks, the group returned in the summer of 2002 with the P.