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Month: October 2022

“Bust A Move”: 33 years ago this week, Young M.C. peaked at #7 on the Billboard Hot 100

BrianWilkins.org
October 7, 2022

My cousin and best friend Boo always used to give me shit for loving “shake your booty” music over the conscious Public Enemy, X-Clan, etc. stuff when we were kids. I’ll always wonder what he and I could have accomplished as artists and rappers if my parents didn’t separate us via divorce.

Regardless, “Bust A Move” is one of the best end of the 80s tunes – and a great ‘shake your booty” song.

September 1989 to March 1991 (when I turned 16) was that awesome transition period from 80s to 90s culture. All the music during that time period was both “80s” and “90s.” Guess you just had to be alive, breathing and chillin’ at the time to understand what I’m talking about. It was a hopeful, positive, happy time. read more

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