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The 20 biggest hip-hop summer bangers of the 90s

In the heat of summer, we look back at the season’s classics from “I Got the Power” and “No Pigeons” to “Up Jumps Da Boogie” and “Boombastic,” and everything in between.

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Hip-hop is welcome and celebrated throughout all four seasons of the year but, for some reason, summer has always held additional weight within the culture with participants and fans alike. Whether it be the scorching weather or late sunsets and early sunrises making the days and nights seem never-ending, summer has always been synonymous with fully enjoying and appreciating all facets of the culture. However, the atmosphere wouldn’t be complete without good music to serve as the soundtrack to all of the action taking place from June through September.

Throughout rap history, one of the biggest bragging rights an artist could have is being the author of a hit song that becomes a backdrop to our daily lives and proves inescapable. Whether it be an uptempo party-starter or a more mellow groove, these songs provide timestamps to memories made and help define where we’ve been and the lessons learned along the way. Creating the perfect summer jam is a feat that many artists have attempted, but few have actually pulled off and is an inexact science, resulting in everyone from cultural icons to one-hit wonders having cracked the code and solidified their place as legends of the summer.

As the decade when rap began to fully bloom and exploded onto the mainstream, the 90s were filled with songs that would impact rap fans in a big way and dominate the radio airwaves, Billboard charts, block parties, barbeques and anywhere else hip-hop lives. Among the endless list of hit singles are a select list of songs that reigned supreme between June 21 and September 23 and are remembered as the definitive summer jams of the decade.

Being that we’re in the heat of summer, REVOLT TV looks back on the 20 biggest summer bangers of the 90s that remain timeless.

(All entries were determined by chart-position and only songs that peaked at No. 1 on the Hot Rap Songs chart were eligible.)

1 | Snap!, “I Got The Power” (1990)

Rap out of the UK has made a resurgence in recent years, but one of the first rap songs out of Britain to resonate in the States was Snap!’s 1990 international smash, “I Got The Power,” which would become one of the definitive songs of its time. Peaking at No. 1 on June 30, 1991, “I Got The Power” held fast for three weeks before being dethroned from the top spot, but was a presence within the Top 10 for twelve consecutive weeks during its reign.

2 | West Coast All Stars, “We’re All In The Same Gang” (1990)

In light of the gang violence ravaging the West Coast during the late 80s and early 90s, some of rap’s biggest names joined forces to release “We’re All in the Same Gang,” a song denouncing violence within the urban community. Produced by Dr. Dre and featuring appearances from a list of acts that included Dr. Dre, MC Ren, Eazy-E, Tone Loc, Above The Law and JJ Fad, “We’re All in the Same Gang” resonated not only in sentiment, but commercially, peaking at No. 1 on the Hot Rap Songs chart on July 21, 1990, before being dethroned four weeks later.

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3 | D-Nice, “Call Me D-Nice” (1990)

KRS-One and Boogie Down Productions were long considered hip-hop royalty by the time 1990 rolled around, so when member D-Nice hit the scene with his debut album, Call Me D-Nice, in the summer of that year, it felt like the new prince of rap was on the scene. The album’s title track, which also doubled as its lead single, entered the Top 10 of the Hot Rap Songs chart on July 28, 1990 and would spend a month bubbling on radio before overtaking 2 Live Crew’s “Banned in the USA” for the No. 1 position on September 1, 1990. Ending the summer as the No. 1 rap song in the country, “Call Me D-Nice” is synonymous with ushering in a new era for the summer banger and kicking off the decade on a high note.

4 | DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince, “Summertime” (1991)

In May 1991, DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince released “Summertime,” the lead single from the duo’s fourth studio album, Homebase, and a song that has gone on to become the official summer anthem within the hip-hop community. While songs by the likes of 3rd Bass (“Pop Goes The Weasel”) and Chubb Rock (“The Chubbster”) also dominated radio airwaves during the summer of ’91, DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince’s chart-topping heater has proved to be the most lasting of them all and is remembered as that year’s premier jams of the summer.

5 | EPMD, “Crossover” (1992)

After releasing three consecutive acclaimed albums, rap duo EPMD released their fourth studio album, Business Never Personal, before going on an five-year hiatus. Released on June 28, 1992, Business Never Personal was led by the single “Crossover,” which did just that, becoming the group’s highest-charting song of their career. Peaking at No. 42 on the Billboard Hot 100, “Crossover” was even more successful among rap fans, topping the Hot Rap Songs chart for three weeks and ending the summer of 1992 as one of the most popular tracks of the season.

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6 | Cypress Hill, “Insane In the Brain” (1993)

Becoming the first Latin rap group to release a platinum-certified album with their 1991 self-titled debut, Cypress returned in summer 1993 with their sophomore effort, Black Sunday. Achieving triple-platinum status, Black Sunday included the smash single “Insane in the Brain,” which entered the Hot Rap Songs chart at No. 21 on July 10, 1993. “Insane in the Brain” would climb to No. 1 on the week of August 7, 1993, holding the position for three straight weeks and maintaining a spot within the Top 10 through the rest of the month.

7 | Warren G, “Regulate” (1994)

As the soundtrack to one of the more memorable rap-centric films of the 90s, Above The Rim was a pretty big deal when it hit shelves on March 22, 1994. Despite including contributions from superstars like Tupac, Tha Dogg Pund and SWV, Above The Rim‘s shining moment came courtesy of Warren G and Nate Dogg, whose single “Regulate” would become a mainstay on radio during the summer of 1994. Topping the Hot Rap Songs chart for three consecutive weeks, “Regulate” would spend much of the summer at No. 2 on the rap charts behind Da Brat’s debut single “Funkdafied,” making it one of the first songs that come to mind when people look back on that summer.

8 | Da Brat, “Funkdafied” (1994)

In a year full of landmark album releases, few were as historic as Da Brat’s debut album, Funkdafied, which became the first solo album from a female rapper to sell over one million copies. The album’s title track, which was released as its lead single, would be one of the biggest rap hits of 1994, peaking at No. 1 on the Hot Rap Songs chart on June 18, 1994 and holding off all comers for eleven consecutive weeks. Also peaking at No. 6 on the Billboard Hot 100, “Funkdafied” catapulted Da Brat’s career and made her rap’s reigning queen of 1994.

9 | Method Man feat. Mary J. Blige, “You’re All I Need (To Get By)” (1995)

The first member of Wu-Tang Clan to drop an album after the release of Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers), Method Man quickly emerged as the group’s breakout star and reluctant heartthrob. In 1995, Method Man struck gold when he teamed up with R&B superstar Mary J. Blige for “You’re All I Need (To Get By),” a duet that would prove to be unforgettable and set the standard for all thug-love duets thereafter. Topping the rap charts from late spring into early summer, “You’re All I Need (To Get By)” would be replaced by The Notorious B.I.G.’s “One More Chance/Stay With Me (Remix)” at No. 1 on June 24, 1994; it would remain in the Top 10 well into August and soundtrack every around-the-way girl’s summer romance that year.

10 | The Notorious BIG, “One More Chance/Stay With Me (Remix)” (1995)

Going from The Source‘s Unsigned Hype column to the hottest new rapper on the East Coast in the span of three years, The Notorious B.I.G. staked his claim as the King of New York with his 1994 debut album, Ready to Die, which positioned him as both a hitmaker and an elite wordsmith. Biggie’s immense popularity and star power would reach a crescendo in 1995 with the release of “One More Chance/Stay With Me (Remix),” which topped the Hot Rap Songs chart from June 24, 1994 through the week of August 19, 1994, and peaked at No. 2 on the pop charts. With the help of Faith Evans and Mary J. Blige, The Notorious B.I.G. ruled the summer of 1995 with “One More Chance/Stay With Me (Remix),” one of the greatest summer bangers of its era.

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11 | Shaggy, “Boombastic” (1995)

In a year rife with summer bangers, one of the songs that ruled 1995 was “Boombastic,” the title track from reggae rapper Shaggy’s third studio album. Released right in time for summer, “Boombastic” was an immediate hit, debuting at No. 2 on the Hot Rap Songs chart on July 23, 1995, one slot behind The Notorious B.I.G.’s “One More Chance/Stay With Me (Remix), positions that both songs would hold until August 26, 1995, when “Boombastic” finally beat out “One More Chance/Stay With Me (Remix)” for Billboard supremacy. Although “Boombastic” would only top the chart for one week before being ousted for Coolio’s “Gangsta’s Paradise” at the top of September, “Boombastic” would spend two full months of the summer within the Top 5, putting it in elite territory in one of the more historic summer’s of the decade.

12 | 2Pac feat. K-Ci & JoJo, “How Do U Want It” (1996)

Following his release from prison and subsequent alignment with Death Row Records, Tupac hit the ground running, dropping his fourth studio album, All Eyez On Me, on February 13, 1996 and emerging as the biggest rap star on the planet. In addition to the album’s lead single “California Love,” All Eyez on Me also included “How Do U Want It,” a female-friendly collaboration pairing Pac with R&B duo K-Ci & JoJo that extended the Death Row free agent’s reign well into summer. Peaking at No. 1 on the Hot Rap Songs chart after knocking Bone Thugs-N-Harmony’s “Tha Crossroads” from the top slot on June 22, 1996, “How Do U Want It” would hold pole position for six consecutive weeks and would stay within the Top 5 for the duration of the summer, making it one of the biggest radio songs of the season, genre notwithstanding.

13 | Outkast, “Elevators” (1996)

In 1995, Outkast member Andre 3000 famously announced that “the South got something to say” during the group’s acceptance speech for Best New Artist at that year’s Source Awards, a moment that would go down as a defining moment in rap history. With all eyes planted on them, Outkast returned in a big way the following year with their sophomore album, ATLiens, which was led by the single “Elevators,” a mellow offering that was in stark contrast to anything gaining traction on the radio at the time. Debuting at No. 2 on the Hot Rap Songs chart on July 27, 1996, “Elevators” replaced 2Pac’s dominant single “How Do U Want It” atop the charts, where it would stay for four consecutive weeks before being edged out by LL Cool J’s “Loungin (Remix),” but held fast in the Top 3 for the remainder of the season, giving the iconic duo their first summer banger of their career.

14 | LL Cool J feat. Total, “Loungin (Remix)” (1996)

LL Cool J’s transition into acting, as well as his underwhelming 1993 effort 14 Shots to the Dome, left many fans wondering if he still had enough in the tank to compete in a field full of young upstarts eyeing his throne. The King from Queens would silence critics with Mr. Smith, his sixth studio album and one that would serve as the pinnacle of his run during the ’90s. Released in winter of 1995, Mr. Smith included multiple hit singles, the most successful of the bunch being the Total-assisted remix to “Loungin,” which entered the Hot Rap Songs Chart at No. 32 on July 6, 1996. Quickly racing up the charts, “Loungin” hit No. 1 on August 31, 1996, spending four weeks as the hottest rap song in the country and closing out the summer in a big way.

15 | The Notorious B.I.G. feat. Ma$e & Puff Daddy, “Mo Money, Mo Problems” (1997)

The tragic murder of The Notorious B.I.G. in March 1997 cast a dark cloud over the rap world, but the hip-hop community would band together and rally behind the Bad Boy family upon the release of his second studio album, Life After Death, weeks later. The album’s lead single, “Hypnotize,” debuted at No. 1 on the Hot Rap Songs chart on April 26, 1996, but was dethroned by “I’ll Be Missing You,” Puff Daddy’s dedicatory single in the memory of Biggie, by the time summer began. However, the summer of 1997 would be incomplete without a Biggie summer banger and the BK legend came through in spirit, as Life After Death‘s second single, “Mo Money, Mo Problems,” debuted at No. 2 on the Hot Rap Songs chart before reaching the summit August 9, 1997. Featuring guest verses from Ma$e and Puff Daddy, “Mo Money, Mo Problems” stayed at No. 1 for four consecutive weeks, making it one of the most successful Bad Boy bangers of all-time.

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16 | Timbaland & Magoo, “Up Jumps Da Boogie” (1997)

Crafting hits for the likes of Aaliyah, Missy Elliott, and Ginuwine led to producer Timbaland trying his own hand at being an artist, teaming up with rapper Magoo for the 1997 single “Up Jumps da Boogie.” Entering the Hot Rap Songs chart at No. 14 on July 19, 1997, “Up Jumps da Boogie” became the dark-horse hit of the summer, quietly creeping into the Top 5 before reaching No. 1 on September 6 of that year. “Up Jumps da Boogie” would top the charts for eight straight weeks, making it not only one of the top hits of the summer, but one of the premier rap songs of the year, resulting in Timbaland & Magoo’s debut album, Welcome to Our World, achieving platinum status.

17 | Ma$e, “Looking At Me” (1998)

After blowing up off the strength of scene-stealing guest appearances on various singles by Bad Boy Records artists, Ma$e unleashed his highly anticipated debut album, Harlem World, in fall 1997. Led by the hit single “Feel So Good,” Harlem World was the arrival of rap’s next superstar, as Ma$e’s cocksure drawl would soon become inescapable. This would continue into summer of 1998, as Harlem World‘s third single, “Looking At Me,” was serviced to radio on the week in July of that year, debuting at No. 5 on the Hot Rap Songs chart. By the time the following week rolled around, “Looking At Me” was the hottest rap song in the country, a bragging right it would hold for ten consecutive weeks, making it the undisputed song of the summer and Ma$e’s most dominant hit solo hit of his career.

**18 | JT Money feat. Sole, “Who Dat” (1999)

First coming to prominence as a member of the Miami based rap group Poison Clan, after releasing four studio albums with the group, JT Money embarked on a solo career, dropping his debut solo album, Pimpin’ on Wax, in 1999. “Who Dat,” the lead single from the album, became a monstrous hit, skyrocketing up the Hot Rap Songs chart throughout spring before topping the chart for the first time on May 1, 1999. “Who Dat,” which featured female rapper Sole, would spend eight weeks as the hottest rap song in the country and maintain a slot within the Top 10 through September 4, 1999, proof of its legacy as one of the last summer bangers of the decade.

19 | Sporty Theivz, “No Pigeons” (1999)

Some songs are tailor-made for heavy rotation during the summer and are usually flattering to the women, however, one anomaly came in the form of Sporty Theivz 1999 single “No Pigeons,” which became the unlikely smash of the season. A response to TLC’s own chart-topper “No Scrubs,” “No Pigeons” takes aim at all of the women the group pegs as undesirable and would become an overnight hit, first entering the Hot Rap Songs chart at No. 17 on June 19, 1999 before shooting to No. 1 the following week, a spot it maintained for four weeks before losing traction. In a summer filled with uptempo party starters, “No Pigeons” stood alone in sentiment, but managed to make its presence felt throughout summer ’99 nonetheless.

20 | Naughty By Nature, “Jamboree” (1999)

By the time veteran rap group Naughty By Nature released their fifth studio album, Nineteen Naughty Nine: Nature’s Fury, the trio out of New Jersey were on the other side of their prime years, but were still more than capable of churning out catchy tunes, as they proved with the album’s lead single, “Jamboree.” Released just in time for summer 1999, “Jamboree” was an instant hit, debuting at No. 2 on the Hot Rap Charts, but would be held off from the top spot by Sporty Theivz (“No Pigeons”) and Will Smith (“Wild Wild West”). However, due to its immense popularity and staying power, “Jamboree” would hold on to take the No. 1 slot on the charts on August 14, 1999, and occupy the position for four weeks, evidence of its merit as a contender for the summer jam of the ’99.

All entries were determined by chart-position and only songs that peaked at No. 1 on the Hot Rap Songs chart were eligible.

In the heat of summer, we look back at the season's classics from "I Got the Power" and "No Pigeons" to "Up Jumps Da Boogie" and "Boombastic," and everything in between.

Full List: 300 Best Bangerz Of The 90s

There’s nothing worse than hearing a Banger and not being sure what it’s called.

So here it is, the official list of our 300 Best Bangerz of the 90s!

300 Boom Boom Boom – Vengaboys
299 Runaway Train – Soul Asylum
298 Just Another Day – Jon Secada
297 Music Sounds Better With You – Stardust
296 Breathe Again – Toni Braxton
295 Closer to Free – Bodeans
294 Linger – Cranberries
293 Steal My Sunshine – LEN
292 Lovefool – Cardigans
291 Mysterious Girl – Peter Andre
290 Bed of Roses – Bon Jovi
289 All I Wanna Do is Make Love to You – Heart

288 Total Eclipse of the Heart – Nicki French
287 Crazy – Seal
286 Shoop – Salt N Pepa
285 Distant Sun – Crowded House
284 Praise You – Fatboy Slim
283 Where Have All the Cowboys Gone – Paula Cole
282 Baby, I Love Your Way – Big Mountain
281 Follow You Down – Gin Blossoms
280 Everybody’s Free (To Wear Sunscreen) – Quindon Tarver
279 Head Over Feet – Alanis Morissette
278 Get Ready for This – 2 Unlimited
277 Freedom 90 – George Michael

276 Brimful of Asha – Cornershop
275 Sunny Came Home – Shawn Colvin
274 I’ve Been Thinking About You – Londonbeat
273 Always Be My Baby – Mariah Carey
272 When the Lights Go Out – Five
271 Lullaby – Shaun Mullins
270 If You Had My Love – Jennifer Lopez
269 I Can Love You Like That – All 4 One
268 I’m too Sexy – Right Said Fred
267 It Ain’t Over Til It’s Over – Lenny Kravitz
266 All That She Wants – Ace of Base
265 Tears in Heaven – Eric Clapton

264 All I Have to Give – Backstreet Boys
263 Better off alone – Alice DJ
262 Last Kiss – Pearl Jam
261 The Most Beautiful Girl – Prince
260 Informer – Snow
259 Stay (I Missed You) – Lisa Loeb
258 Every Morning – Sugar Ray
257 Cosmic Girl – Jamiroquai
256 Dominion Road – Muttonbirds
255 Too Much – Spice Girls
254 Mr Jones – Counting Crows
253 Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me – George Michael/Elton John

252 Can’t Help falling in Love – UB40
251 Changes – 2Pac
250 You’re Still the One – Shania Twain
249 Lump – Presidents of the USA
248 That’s the Way Love Goes – Janet Jackson
247 Walking on the Sun – Smash Mouth
246 It’s All coming Back to Me Now – Celine Dion
245 C U When You Get There – Coolio
244 Hold My Hand – Hootie & the Blowfish
243 Another Night – Real McCoy
242 No matter What – Boyzone
241 Humpin’ Around – Bobby Brown

240 Slide – Goo Goo Dolls
239 Two Times – Ann Lee
238 Easy – Faith no More
237 Boombastic – Shaggy
236 Where Do You Go – No Mercy
235 Ordinary world – Duran Duran
234 Tonight – Truebliss
233 About a Girl – Nirvana
232 I Want You – Savage Garden
231 You Are Not Alone – Michael Jackson
230 Bitch – Meredith Brooks
229 Summer Girls – LFO

228 Ready to Go – Republica
227 When You Say Nothing at All – Ronan Keating
226 Wild Wild West – Will Smith
225 See What Love Can do – Annie Crummer
224 Rhythm Divine – Enrique Iglesias
223 Loser – Beck
222 Runaway – Real McCoy
221 On Bended Knee – Boyz II Men
220 Baby Got Back – Sir Mix-A-Lot
219 Real World – Matchbox 20
218 This Kiss – Faith Hill
217 What it’s Like – Everlast

216 Breakfast at Tiffany’s – Deep Blue Something
215 The Power – Snap
214 Sway – Bic Runga
213 Mr. Vain – Culture Beat
212 Quit Playing Games With My Heart – Backstreet Boys
211 Song 2 – Blur
210 Ode to My Family – Cranberries
209 Macarena – Los Del Rio
208 Only Wanna Be With You – Hootie & the Blowfish
207 All 4 Love – Colour Me Bad
206 MMMBOP – Hanson
205 One Headlight – Wallflowers

204 I Want You to Want Me – Letters to Cleo
203 Nobody Knows – Tony Rich Project
202 Shy Guy – Diana King
201 All Star – Smash Mouth
200 Barbie Girl – Aqua
199 Creep – Radiohead
198 Sunchyme – Dario G
197 No Rain – Blind Melon
196 Buses and Trains – Bachelor Girl
195 Jump – Kris Kross
194 Ray of Light – Madonna
193 Lightning Crashes

192 I Want You Back – NSYNC
191 Doo Wop (That Thang) – Lauryn Hill
190 I’ll Be There For You – Rembrandts
189 You Don’t Treat Me No Good – Sonia Dada
188 Things Can Only Get Better – D:Ream
187 Right Here, Right Now – Jesus jones
186 Break my Stride – Unique II
185 Gone Til November – Wyclef Jean
184 My Lovin’ – En Vogue
183 Tubthumping – Chumbawamba
182 I Knew I Loved You – Savage Garden
181 Man on the Moon – REM

180 You Learn – Alanis Morisette
179 I Believe I Can Fly – R. Kelly
178 100% Pure Love – Crystal Waters
177 Who Loves Who The Most – Exponents
176 Whoomp There It Is – Tag Team
175 You Gotta Be – Des’Ree
174 Pretty Fly for a White Guy – The Offspring
173 Torn – Natalie Imbruglia
172 I’m Free – Soup Dragons
171 Angel – Sarah McLachlan
170 Got The Feelin’ – Five
169 The Freshmen – Verve Pipe

168 Justified & Ancient – KLF
167 Sweat – Inner Circle
166 Can You Feel the Love Tonight – Elton John
165 One Of Us – Joan Osborne
164 High – Lighthouse Family
163 Ooh ah Just a Little Bit – Gina G
162 Santeria – Sublime
161 I Don’t Want to Wait – Paula Cole
160 Life is a Highway – Tom Cochrane
159 Let’s Talk About Sex – Salt N Pepa
158 Emotions – Mariah Carey
157 She’s the One – Robbie Williams

156 Give It Up – Cut N Move
155 No Diggity – Blackstreet
154 One Week – Barenaked Ladies
153 Dreamlover – Mariah Carey
152 Everybody Get Up – Five
151 Mama – Spice Girls
150 Two Princes – Spin Doctors
149 Here Comes the Hotstepper – Ini Kamoze
148 Finally – Ce Ce Penniston
147 Everything I Do – Bryan adams
146 Losing My Religion – REM
145 My Love is Your Love – Whitney Houston

144 Bring it All Back – S Club 7
143 Save Tonight – Eagle Eye Cherry
142 Together Again – Janet Jackson
141 Better Man – Pearl Jam
140 Missing – Everything but the Girl
139 Baialmos – Enrique Iglesias
138 From this Moment On – Shania Twain
137 Can’t Get Enough – Supergroove
136 I Love You Always Forever – Donna Lewis
135 You Get What You Give – New Radicals
134 You Were Meant for Me – Jewel
133 Free Your Mind – En Vogue

132 Genie in the Bottle – Christina Aguilera
131 Closing Time – Semisonic
130 Miami – Will smith
129 Unbreak My Heart – Toni Braxton
128 She’s so High – Tal Bachman
127 C’est La Vie – Bwitched
126 The Wold I Know – Collective Soul
125 Have You Ever – Brandy
124 Spiderwebs – No Doubt
123 I Can See Clearly Now – Jimmy Cliff
122 Things That Make You Go MM – C&C Music Factory
121 One sweet Day – Mariah Carey/Boyz II Men

120 Rhythm of the Night – Corona
119 I Wanna Sex You Up – Colour Me Bad
118 If You Could Only See – Tonic
117 Strong Enough – Sheryl Crow
116 U Can’t Touch This – MC Hammer
115 Kiss Me – Sixpence None The Richer
114 Rhythm is a Dancer – Snap
113 1979 – Smashing Pumpkins
112 Never Ever – All Saints
111 Millenium – Robbie Williams
110 Be My Lover – La Bouche
109 I’ll Stand By You – Pretenders

108 Fading Like a Flower – Roxette
107 More than Words – Extreme
106 I Say a Little Prayer – Diana King
105 Unbelievable – EMF
104 Under the Bridge – Red Hot Chili Peppers
103 2 Become 1 – Spice Girls
102 Hey Leonardo – Blessed Union of Souls
101 Runaway – Janet Jackson
100 Always – Bon Jovi
99 Beautiful Stranger – Madonna
98 Without You – Mariah carey
97 Getting Jiggy With It – Will Smith

96 Young Hearts Run Free – Kim Mazelle
95 I want it that Way – Backstreet Boys
94 The Boy is Mine – Brandy & Monica
93 Semi-Charmed Life – Third Eye Blind
92 To the Moon and Back – savage garden
91 As I Lay Me Down – Sophie B Hawkins
90 Black or White – Michael Jackson
89 California Love – 2Pac
88 Cream – Prince
87 Because You Loved Me – Celine Dion
86 If Ya Getting’ Down – Five
85 Unpretty – TLC

84 That Don’t Impress Me Much – Shania Twain
83 Sex and Candy – Marcy Playground
82 All My Life – KCI & JOJO
81 All For You – Sister Hazel
80 Waiting for Tonight – Jennifer Lopez
79 3am – Matchbox 20
78 Hero – Mariah Carey
77 Men in Black – Will Smith
76 All I Wanna Do – Sheryl Crow
75 What is Love – Haddaway
74 Crush – Jennifer Paige
73 Mr. Wendal – Arrested Development

72 The Sign – Ace of Base
71 Scar Tissue – Red Hot Chili Peppers
70 Killing Me Softly – Fugees
69 Who Do You Think You Are – Spice Girls
68 Your Woman – White Town
67 Keep on Movin’ – Five
66 Let Her Cry – Hootie & the Blowfish
65 Gonna Make You Sweat – C&C Music Factory
64 What’s Up – Four non Blondes
63 Movin’ On Up – M People
62 Everybody Hurts – REM
61 You Oughta Know – Alanis Morisette

60 Smooth – Santana/Rob Thomas
59 Don’t Speak – No Doubt
58 Love is All around – Wet Wet Wet
57 Heartbreaker – Mariah Carey
56 Push – Matchbox 20
55 No Scrubs – TLC
54 I’ll Make Love To You – Boyz II Men
53 If It Makes You Happy – Sheryl Crow
52 Groove is in the Heart – De-lite
51 Hand in My Pocket – Alanis Morisette
50 People Everyday – Arrested Development
49 One – U2

48 Dreams – Cranberries
47 Set Adrift on memory Bliss – PM Dawn
46 Come As You are – Nirvana
45 Stop – Spice Girls
44 Let Me Entertain You – Robbie Williams
43 To Be With You – Mr Big
42 Mambo #5 – Lou Bega
41 Why Does Love Do This To Me – Exponents
40 Ice Ice Baby – Vanilla Ice
39 Nothing Compares to You – Sinead O’Connor
38 As Long As You Love Me – Backstreet Boys
37 I Swear – All 4 One

36 All the Small Things – Blink 182
35 Ironic – Alanis Morisette
34 I Will Always Love You – Whitney Houston
33 It’s Like That – Run DMC/Jason Nevins
32 Waterfalls – TLC
31 Livin’ La Vida Loca – Ricky Martin
30 Wonderwall – Oasis
29 Believe – Cher
28 End of the Road – Boyz II Men
27 Jump Around – House of Pain
26 Baby One More Time – Britney Spears
25 Daughter – Pearl Jam

24 Return of the Mack – Mark Morrison
23 Larger than Life – Backstreet Boys
22 Angels – Robbie Williams
21 Man! I feel Like a Woman – Shania Twain
20 Boom Shake the Room – DJ Jazzy Jeff
19 How Bizzare – OMC
18 Truly, Madly, Deeply – Savage Garden
17 November Rain – Guns N Roses
16 Ghetto Superstar – Ol’ Dirty Bastard
15 Kiss from a Rose – Seal
14 Wannabe – Spice Girls

Full List: 300 Best Bangerz Of The 90s There’s nothing worse than hearing a Banger and not being sure what it’s called. So here it is, the official list of our 300 Best Bangerz of the 90s!