Featuring: Vanilla Ice, Salt N Pepa, Color Me Badd, Tone Loc, Coolio, Young MC
Vanilla Ice is one of the 90s most recognizable names, with his global crossover hit, “Ice, Ice Baby.” His platinum record To the Extremeis one of the highest selling rap albums of all time. Other popular hits include: “Play That Funky Music,” “Hooked,” and “Ninja Rap.
Salt N Pepa have been delighting audiences for over three decades with hits including “Let’s Talk About Sex,” “Push It,” “Shoop,” and “Whattaman.” Salt N Pepa became the first female rap artists to win a Grammy and their 1993 album Very Necessary remains the best-selling album from a female rap act
Color Me Badd was one of the original boy bands with their smash hit, “I Wanna Sex You Up,” in 1991. Their follow-up hits, “I Adore Mi Amore” and “All 4 Love,” made the band one of the biggest vocal groups in the world topping U.S. and Australian Top 10 lists.
Coolio became a global phenomenon, with the highest selling single of 1995, “Gangsta’s Paradise.” Other popular hits include “Fantastic Voyage,” “C U When U Get There,” and “1,2,3,4 (Sumpin’ New).” He has won various awards including an American Music award, three MTV awards, and six Grammy award nominations. Coolio’s music has been featured in several motion pictures including: Space Jam, Clueless, The Big Payback, Panther, New Jersey Drive, and many more.
With two million-selling singles ‘Wild Thing’ and ‘Funky Cold Medina’, Tone Loc was one of the early 90s biggest stars. He was nominated for multiple Grammy awards and won an American Music Award in 1990. Other singles include: “On Fire,” “I Got It Goin’ On,” “All Through the Night,” “Cool Hand Loc,” and “Ace Is In The House.”
Young MC broke through in the 90s with his seminal hit “Bust a Move,”’ which won a Grammy for Best Rap Performance. Young MC helped write “Wild Thing” and “Funky Cold Medina” for Tone Loc which sold millions of copies. To date Young MC has recorded eight studio albums.