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'90s Music

How 'This Is How We Do It' Singer Montell Jordan Ended Up Becoming A Pastor

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 02.10.2017 | OWN

Montell Jordan, the singer behind the ‘90s hit “This Is How We Do it,” traded in his music career for the ministry seven years ago and hasn’t ...

En Vogue Are 'So Glad' They Didn't Use Their Original Name

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 09.19.2016 | OWN

Ever since they made their mark in the ‘90s with hits like “Don’t Let Go” and “Free Your Mind,” we’ve known them as En Vogue. But, as on...

Boyz II Men Points To A Big Challenge Of Fame Nowadays

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 09.09.2016 | OWN

In the ‘90s, Boyz II Men was well on its way to becoming iconic. Twenty years, four Grammys, a handful of record-breaking hits and 60 million sold a...

The Super Ironic Way This Iconic '90s Band Catapulted To Fame

The Huffington Post | Hayley Miller | Posted 09.06.2016 | Entertainment

Reel Big Fish’s “Turn the Radio Off,” the unofficial soundtrack to every SoCal party in the 1990s, turns 20 this year. Lead singer and guitarist...

The Exact Moment This '90s Singer Realized Her Friend Was Actually Her Soul Mate

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 07.29.2016 | OWN

Shanice Wilson-Knox, the artist who sang the hit “I Love Your Smile,” knew about Flex Alexander long before they met, much less married. It was th...

90's Heavy Grunge Is Reborn With The Lost Poets

Rebecca Bohanan | Posted 04.28.2016 | Arts
Rebecca Bohanan

With their faces disguised by black, tar-like cloth--shaded further by dark top hats, enshrouded in ostentatious suiting--grunge-rock duo The Lost Poets are equal parts visual and sonic, building a shadowy artistic experience with image as much as with their instruments.

Growing Up Grunge: My Love of Kurt Cobain and Layne Staley

Jesse Andreozzi | Posted 04.06.2016 | Arts
Jesse Andreozzi

My earliest memories of music go back to summer car rides to day camp, accompanied by the sounds of overdriven, dreary guitars, aching, brooding vocals, and guttural bass lines.

Madonna's Sex Book or How My Mother Came out to Me

Elizabeth Baudouin | Posted 03.08.2017 | Queer Voices
Elizabeth Baudouin

I did what any curious twelve year old would do and started reading. I hadn't yet had the proper sex tutorial -- and who better to teach you about the birds and the bees than Madonna and a dominatrix named Dita.

Monica Explains Why You Probably Won't Hear A 'Boy Is Mine' Remake

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 12.15.2015 | Entertainment

Back in 1998, the world was blessed with Brandy and Monica's "The Boy Is Mine," a smooth duet about two women who mistakenly fall for the same man. Wh...

The Backstreet Boys And The Spice Girls Might Reunite For An Epic Tour

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 10.09.2015 | Entertainment

Well, this news just spiced up our life. In an interview with Rolling Stone on Tuesday, Backstreet Boy AJ McLean discussed the rumors that his band w...

Mariah Carey Looks So 90s And So Adorable In Throwback Pic

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 10.05.2015 | Entertainment

Mariah Carey has always been glamorous, so it's hard to imagine her as a slightly awkward, adorable singer in the 90s. Thanks to an Instagram throwbac...

Mel B Explains Where The Nickname Scary Spice Came From

The Huffington Post | Ryan Buxton | Posted 09.15.2015 | Entertainment

Nearly 20 years since they crashed into the zeitgeist with "Wannabe," the Spice Girls are still affectionately known by their personality-defining nic...

20 Years Later, Considering The Legacy Of 'Jock Jams,' The 'Red Bull Of Music'

The Huffington Post | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 09.09.2015 | Entertainment

Get ready for this: "Jock Jams," that high-energy, testosterone-fueled, bro-friendly series of sports-themed music compilations, turns 20 on Saturday....

It's Time to Put Away My Snoop Dogg CDs

Meredith Hale | Posted 05.27.2016 | Parents
Meredith Hale

Lately my 6-year-old daughter has become more interested in music. She knows songs on the radio that I don't even know, lyrics and all. And so, when playing my music on shuffle in the car, I've had to be more careful. Like when Snoop Dogg suddenly comes on.

Beloved '90s Singer Returns To The Recording Studio

OWN | Posted 11.14.2014 | OWN

R&B singer-songwriter Shanice, known for her 1991 chart-topper "I Love Your Smile," wants to prove she's no one-hit wonder. After being dropped from h...

Alanis Morissette On The Trauma Of Fame: I Didn't Laugh For 2 Years

OWN | Posted 09.18.2014 | OWN

Before she became known in the late '90s for her alternative sound and angst-ridden lyrics, Alanis Morissette was a little-known Canadian musician who...

The 5 Most Overrated Songs Of The 1990s

Matthew A. Strimaitis | Posted 11.04.2014 | Teen
Matthew A. Strimaitis

Some of these songs are mediocore, others are unbearably awful, but they all share one similarity; they all don't deserve the publicity they have unrightfully received.

The Best Singles of the 1990s That Missed the Top 50, Part 2

Xaque Gruber | Posted 11.04.2014 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

If some of these are unfamiliar, take a listen -- they might just change your life for the better as they did mine twenty some years ago.

The Best Singles of the 1990s That Missed the Top 50, Part 1

Xaque Gruber | Posted 10.29.2014 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

Today, many of these tracks have fallen into obscurity, but they deserve another listen, as they still sound incredible. In alphabetical order, here are my picks for the 90's best singles that missed the Top 50 (with accompanying video links).

What Happens When Millennials Sing Songs From Their Childhood To Their Babies

The Huffington Post | Mandy Velez & Caroline Bologna | Posted 06.05.2014 | Parents

Biggie Smalls probably didn't intend for his song "Big Poppa" to become a lullaby. In the first episode of a new web series called Millennial Pare...

WATCH: Alanis Morissette On The Hit Song That Embarrassed Her

HuffPost Live | Ishita Singh | Posted 05.12.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

When Alanis Morissette penned her hit single 'Ironic' in 1996, she had no idea that it would unleash a decades-long debate on the definition of irony....

There Are No Words For This '90s Alt-Rock Vocal Hook Supercut

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 05.06.2014 | Entertainment

For those who lived through the magical years of the '90s, it sometimes amazes us how we remember all the lyrics when a throwback jam returns to our e...

Joey Fatone: Another *NSYNC Reunion Is 'Absolutely, 100 Percent' Not Happening

HuffPost Live | Kira Brekke | Posted 04.18.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

*NSYNC had a quick reunion at last year's Grammy Awards that had everyone raving, but Joey Fatone says it will never happen again. During a conver...

RuPaul's Drag Race Season 6, Ep. 6 Extra Lap Recap: 'Oh No She Better Don't!' (VIDEO)

John Polly | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
John Polly

2014-04-01-20140401ExtraLapRecap606JohnPollyJoslynFoxBenDeLaCremerap560px.jpgWith legendary lady rappers Eve and Trina in the house, our queens were asked to put their thing down, flip it and reverse it! And they did -- with varying results! Were you feeling Team Panty Hos? Or were all about the Ru Tang Clan?

Remember When Mariah Carey Looked Like This?

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks, Dana Oliver and Rebecca Adams | Posted 03.27.2014 | Style

Today we celebrate the birthday of one of the biggest pop divas around, Mariah Carey! And while we'll always be obsessed with her voice (come on, thos...