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Here Comes the Hotstepper Lyrics – Ini Kamoze

Here Comes the Hotstepper Lyrics – Ini Kamoze

Click to read how Here Comes the Hotstepper became a one-hit wonder Here Comes the Hotstepper Lyrics Hit It! Nah, na na na nah Na na na nah, na na nah, na na nah Na na na nah Here comes the hotstepper (murderer) I’m the lyrical gangster (murderer) Pick up the crew in-a de area (murderer) Still love you like that (murderer) No no we don’t die Yes we mul-ti-ply Anyone test will hear the fat lady sing Act like you know, Rico I know what Bo don’t know Touch … Read entire article »

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Here Comes the Hotstepper – Ini Kamoze

Here Comes the Hotstepper – Ini Kamoze

More novelty song fun for you here. “Here Comes the Hotstepper” turned Jamacian artist Ini Kamoze into a one-hit wonder with this bouncy hit from 1994. This dancehall tune is Kamoze’s one and only brush with the Billboard Top 40 fame. But it was a good brush since “Here Comes the Hotstepper” took him all the way to #1 on the Billboard Top 40 in December of that year. Click to hear other Billboard number-one hit … Read entire article »

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Baby I Love Your Way – Big Mountain

Baby I Love Your Way – Big Mountain

Some cover versions are exceptional. Take the Jeff Buckley version of “Hallelujah” originally written by Leonard Cohen. That version opened the Hallelujah floodgates and the 1980s song has become one of the most-recorded songs in recent history. Then there are awful cover versions. To my ears, “Baby I Love Your Way” by Big Mountain also sounded like fingernails on a chalkboard. Or cats screaming at night. Or the dental drill in the back of my mouth. … Read entire article »

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1994 One-Hit Wonders

1994 One-Hit Wonders

Compared to many years, 1994 had few one-hit wonders. Sure, 19 artists took their one and only trip to the Billboard Top 40. But many years have 35 or more one-hit wonders. So we’ll call it a light year. The big events of the year were The Beatles secretly reforming to record “Free As A Bird” for release on their Anthology album. Green Day released Dookie and thousands of pop-punk bands suddenly formed in basements around … Read entire article »

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Cantaloop (Flip Fantasia) Lyrics – Us3

Cantaloop (Flip Fantasia) Lyrics – Us3

Click here to read about Us3’s brilliant jazz/hip hop one hit wonder, “Cantaloop (Flip Fantasia)” Cantaloop (Flip Fantasia) Lyrics Ladies and Gentlemen As you know we have something special for you At Birdland this evening A recording for Blue Note Records Yeah, yeah, yeah – what’s that? Diddi-diddi bop Funky funky – yeah yeah – diddi-diddi bop How ’bout a big hand now? Wait, wait a minute Groovy groovy Jazzy funky pounce bounce dance As we dip in the melodic sea The rhythm keeps flowin, it drips to … Read entire article »

Filed under: 1990s, Hip Hop