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Updated on Jul 6, 2020. Posted on Apr 24, 2017

You Probably Won't Pass This ’90s Music Test If You're A Millennial

But hey, try to prove us wrong!

  1. What's the correct sequential order of Pearl Jam's first five albums?

    Epic
  2. Which 2Pac hit didn't come out until after he died in 1996?

    Interscope
  3. Which of these hit songs is not actually
    by TLC?

    Arista
    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    "Weak" was a hit by SWV, not TLC.

  4. Which singer created the Lilith Fair?

    Getty
  5. Which of these alt-rock hits was by Stone Temple Pilots?

    Atlantic
    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    "Tomorrow" was by Silverchair, "Glycerine" was by Bush, and "Cumbersome" was by Seven Mary Three.

  6. What came first: Dr. Dre's The Chronic or Wu-Tang Clan's Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)?

    Loud
    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    The Chronic came out on Dec. 15, 1992, and Enter the Wu-Tang came out on Nov. 3, 1993.

  7. Which classic Britpop band existed the longest before the Britpop era in the mid-’90s?

    Sony
    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Pulp's first album came out in 1983; the other bands did not release their first records until the 1990s.

  8. Which of these Mariah Carey hits never hit No. 1 on the US Hot 100?

    Sony
    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    "All I Want for Christmas Is You" peaked at No. 11.

  9. Which electronica act had a hit song with Noel Gallagher from Oasis?

    Maverick
    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    The Chemical Brothers actually had two hits with Gallagher: "Setting Sun" and "Let Forever Be." They both rule.

  10. Which band was not part of the original Lollapalooza festival tour?

    Getty
    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Ministry was part of the second Lollapalooza tour, not the first.

  11. Which of these songs was by Dave Matthews Band?

    RCA
    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    "Round Here" was by Counting Crows, "Roll to Me" was by Del Amitri, and "Run-Around" was by Blues Traveler.

  12. Which of these indie bands was signed to Sub Pop, and not to Matador Records?

    Sub Pop
  13. Which of these songs was by Travis Tritt, and not Garth Brooks?

    Capitol
    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    "Can I Trust You With My Heart" was a major hit for Travis Tritt in 1992.

  14. Which of these songs was not produced by Diddy?

    Bad Boy
    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    "Can't Knock the Hustle" was produced by Knobody. Jay Z and Diddy didn't work together until Jay's second album.

  15. Which of these Smashing Pumpkins songs was not on Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness?

    Virgin
    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    "Medellia of the Gray Skies" was written for Mellon Collie, but was released as a B-side and featured in the Aeroplane Flies High box set.