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28 Things That Happened In The ‘99 And The 2000

It’s arguably the most important era in American musical history. Where were you when Cash Money Records took over?

1. There was no room for scrubs in TLC’s inventory.

2. Whitney was OK, even though it wasn’t right.

3. Joe had some things he wanted to know.

4. Jay-Z requested a what what.

5. Mystikal encouraged you to dance, but beseeched you to exercise caution.

6. Ja Rule wanted you to put it on him.

7. Blaque went boom like an 808.

8. Busta and Janet needed to know what it was gonna be.

9. Faith finally found a love like this.

10. JT Money launched an investigation to find out who was attempting to infiltrate his crew.

11. Lauryn Hill wrote the breakup anthem of the millennium.

12. Chanté Moore rubbed her awesome relationship in your face.

HOT COOKIES TO YOU, CHANTÉ.

13. Ginuwine was sooooo anxious.

15. Mariah fought herself over a heartbreaker.

16. Missy Elliott was a bitch.

And she demanded to know why you were all in her grill.

17. Sisqo put in a formal request to see that thong-th-thong-thong-thong.

18. 112 wanted to do it anywhere.

What happened to Lil’ Zane?!

19. Jagged Edge wanted to get married.

So nice they had to ask you twice.

20. Next did too.

And they gave black America its wedding reception entrance song for years to come.

21. Erykah Badu gave you some priceless traveling tips.

22. Will Smith took us to Miami.

(He also took us to the Wild, Wild West, but we’re still trying to forget that.)

23. Y’all made DMX lose his mind.

Up in there, up in there.

24. Maxwell was so fortunate to have you, girl.

25. Lauryn Hill warned us about that thing.

26. Beyoncé & ‘nem wanted you to say their names.

Can you even remember them all?

27. Nelly went down down, baby.

28. And of course, Cash Money Records took over.

Is your favorite from the ‘99 and the 2000 in this list? Put it in the comments below!

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