We Finally Know What Happened To The Four Mambos Before Lou Bega's "Mambo No. 5"

Most of us had no idea what a "mambo" (honestly, many still don't know) was before German singer Lou Bega's "Mambo No. 5 ( A Little Bit Of...)" hit the airwaves in 1999. The catchy song was played on every radio station, and at every middle school dance and wedding you attended at the time. If you were named Monica, Erica, Rita, Tina, Sandra, Mary, or Jessica, you loved the song even more than everyone else because your name was a part of the lyrics. When the music video for the single finally came out, it was made clear that the


Here's The Reason Why Your Favorite Disney Princesses Wear Blue

Growing up, almost every young girl's idol was a Disney princess. All memorable in their own right, the animated role models taught their viewers many lessons, such as the importance of being adventurous, kind, and true to oneself. DisneyFrom Alice to Belle to Elsa and Jasmine, each princess had a unique situation they had to overcome, and when they prevailed, it gave young girls the encouragement to conquer their worst fears, and have a happily ever after ending too. When we were younger, it was hard to pick a favorite, as each leading lady was one-of-a-kind with their own personality


"Spice Up Your Life" Isn't About What You Think It Is, And You'll Never Listen The Same Way Again

It's been over two decades since the Spice Girls made their debut, but almost every 90s kid still has at least one of the group's tracks on their playlist. Even if you don't, you can't help but belt out "Tell me what you want, what you really really want" every single time "Wannabe" comes on. Kiss FMThe iconic British girl group embodied everything that the decade was about, and released songs that were quintessential 90s. Their success and charm a.k.a Spice Mania saw no limit, with critics even comparing them to The Beatles. Following the success of their


There Is A Deeper Meaning To "Cotton-Eyed-Joe" That No One Knows

We all know the song. It played at every middle school dance we ever attended, and honestly it still plays at most weddings. "Cotton-Eyed Joe" is a foot stomping, jump-up-and-down, goofy song that makes us all get out of our chairs and onto the dance floor. Turns out, the character the classic 90s song is about actually originated a long time ago. He even predates the American Civil War! Cotton-eyed Joe has had many versions over the last century, but one thing is always the same: "If it hadn't been for Cotton-eyed Joe, I'd been married long time ago." YouTubeThe


The Truth Behind "The Macarena" Will Leave Your Jaw On The Floor

Growing up, there were many not-so-innocent movie plots and song lyrics that went over our naive heads. I mean, we even happily sang some of them out loud in public without even knowing what they meant. Now that we're older, we've come to the realization that the world isn't as squeaky clean as we believed it to be while we were growing up in the 90s.At some point, we have all experienced that "Aha!" moment when we learn that something we enjoyed while young isn't as innocent as we thought it to be. For a lot of 90s kids,