Baby Got Back - Sir Mix-A-Lot
Baby Got BackMack Daddy rap Hip-Hop 90s old school hip hop
"Baby Got Back" is an item song written and recorded by American artist Sir Mix-a-Lot, from his album Mack Daddy. The track was created by Dave Ford. The song samples the 1986 Detroit techno single "Technicolor" by Channel One.At the time of its original release, the song caused controversy with its outspoken and blatantly sexual lyrics about women, as well as specific references to the female buttocks which some people found objectionable. The video was briefly banned by MTV."Baby Got Back" has remained popular and even anthemic since it was originally featured on the album Mack Daddy in 1992.It was the second best-selling song in the US in 1992, behind Whitney Houston's "I Will Always Love You", with sales of 2,392,000 physical copies that year. In 2008, it was ranked number 17 on VH1's 100 Greatest Songs of Hip Hop.
Born Anthony Ray in Seattle on August 12, 1963, Sir Mix-a-Lot is a Grammy Award winning rap artist known as a champion of north-west-coast hip hop and for his mainstream break-out in the early 90s. Where there was previously no scene, he helped create it with fun, bass heavy tracks relying on booty shakin' just as much as a playful sense of humor. His first album, 'Swass', featured him humping the Space Needle to show his commitment to the Seattle scene and went platinum. Show more ...
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