You sense it, you feel it! It's very nostalgic and has a very cool swag to it! It's the 90's vibe!
The 90's gave us some of the very best in Movies, TV, Fashion and of course MUSIC! The 90's gave us everything from dance to slow jams! From Ice, Ice Baby to The Macarena. These musical trends are still relevant today and you can always hear a sample or two from the 90's in every other song on the radio today!
90's FUN FACT: A survey of 11,000 participants by Music Choice rated 1990's music as the 2nd best tune decade in the last 50 years! (2010).
Some of the most popular genres that give us that 90's vibe include:
This genre of music became mainstream in the 1990's thanks to artists and bands such as; Pearl Jam, Nirvana, The Red Hot Chilli Peppers and KANGA fav No Doubt! Hey Gwen Stefani!
MICHAEL JACKSON! Need we say more?!
Micheal Jackson certainly earned the title as the official King of Pop in the 90's. From the epic albums Dangerous and HIStory which combined, sold over 70 million records! He definitely influenced generations and generations to come! MJ is definitely 90's Vibe Goals! is an epic 90's vibe tune that gets any crowd going! And lets not forget, what would 90's pop music be without Britney Spears, Christina Aguilera, *Nsync, Jennifer Lopez, TLC and Destiny's Child?! Now we can't think of pop music 90's vibe without none other than the Spice Girls! They crossed boarders and crossed all the pop music notes!
This genre would be part of any 90's vibe song list! Thanks to artists like Babyface, Sadé and R. Kelly, we were able to welcome other amazing artists like Mariah Carey, Toni Braxton, Whitney Houston, Boyz II Men, New Edition, SWV, En Vogue, Usher, Lauryn Hill, Brandy, Monica and Aaliyah!
The list is truly endless! These artists played a huge role in orchestrating the 90's vibe and are still heavy influencers today with artists such as Beyonce, Ciara, Teyana Taylor, Chris Brown and just about every R&B artist and group out today!
90's FUN FACT: Mariah Carey is named as the Best artist of the 90's by Billboard Magazine.
Now this genre is a definite KANGA Fave! Neo Soul certainly gives us true 90's Vibes! It is a combination of 1970's soul music and hip hop! Artists like D'Angelo, Maxwell and Erykah Badu are the front runners and we are forever here for it! We still get the 90's Neo Soul vibes today from new artists such as Luke James and Sam smith.
Now Hip Hop really blew up and became more mainstream in the 90's and every 90's Hip Hop track comes with a head bop or two even to this day!
Dr. Dre's Chronic album, released in 1992, produced a different lane for Hip Hop and introduced us to artists such as Snoop Dogg. 90's Hip Hop went on to produce heavy artists such as Notorious BIG, Jay Z, Nas and Tu Pac! They remain at the top of any Hip Hop list to date! What's a 90's vibe without Puff Daddy and Ma$e?! Bad Boy Records gave us and still gives us all the good old vibes!
Female rappers like Queen Latifah, Lil' Kim, Foxy Brown, Missy Elliot, MC Lyte and Salt N Pepa also dominated the Hip Hop scene in the 90's! And to this day, what is a 90's jam session, halloween costume or house party theme without any of these artists? Definitely not a 90's vibe thats for sure!
Want the hip hop 90's vibe in form of one album? Look no further than 'The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill' by Lauryn Hill.
Other popular genres that are popular from the 90s; Electronic Music, Country Music, Brit Pop (Oasis and Coldplay).
90's FUN FACT: Latin artist Selena Quintanilla was named Top Latin artist and Best selling Latin artist of the 90's by Billboard Magazine.
Selena received her Star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame in November, 2017. This comes 22 years after her death.
Some of the best songwriters, music video directors and producers of today all became popular first in the 90's.
To name a few, Babyface, Pharell Williams, R. Kelly, David Foster (1971-present), Timbaland and Rodney Jerkins! All of which are still writing and producing today!