Monday, July 05, 2004

July 4th-a big day for booty rap history!

On July 4th,1990, the rap group 2 Live Crew releases the single "Banned in the U.S.A." with the blessing of "Born in the U.S.A." creator Bruce Springsteen. The song, which racks up 2 million advance orders, is in part a response to anti-obscenity groups that have targeted the rappers.

0n July 4, 1992, "Baby Got Back" by Sir Mix-A-Lot peaked at #1 on the pop singles chart and stayed there for five weeks.

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