History Music / SirMixALot

25th Sep '17 6:35:40 AM dlchen145
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Anthony Ray (1963-), better known by his stage name Sir Mix-a-Lot, is a rapper, record producer and [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking electronics store owner]]. Repping for Seattle, Washington (he was Seattles's only mainstream rapper until Music/{{Macklemore}} came along), Mix-A-Lot is notable for rapping about non-violent subjects in the midst of the rise of violent, gritty gangsta rap. He had several underground hits in the late 80s and early 90s before achieving worldwide fame from his [[OneHitWonder lone]] 1992 hit "Baby Got Back," ''[[UrExample the]]'' [[StuffyOldSongsAboutTheButtocks stuffy old song about the buttocks]].

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Anthony Ray (1963-), (born August 12, 1963), better known by his stage name Sir Mix-a-Lot, is a rapper, record producer and [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking electronics store owner]]. Repping for Seattle, Washington (he was Seattles's only mainstream rapper until Music/{{Macklemore}} came along), Mix-A-Lot is notable for rapping about non-violent subjects in the midst of the rise of violent, gritty gangsta rap. He had several underground hits in the late 80s and early 90s before achieving worldwide fame from his [[OneHitWonder lone]] 1992 hit "Baby Got Back," ''[[UrExample the]]'' [[StuffyOldSongsAboutTheButtocks stuffy old song about the buttocks]].
23rd Sep '17 5:35:38 PM scootermark
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Anthony Ray (1963-), better known by his stage name Sir Mix-a-Lot, is a rapper, record producer and [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking electronics store owner]]. Repping for Seattle, Washington, Mix-A-Lot is notably the first rapper to achieve mainstream success who didn't come out of a costal state (he was Seattles's only mainstream rapper until Music/{{Macklemore}} came along), and for rapping about non-violent subjects in the midst of the rise of violent, gritty gangsta rap. He had several underground hits in the late 80s and early 90s before achieving worldwide fame from his [[OneHitWonder lone]] 1992 hit "Baby Got Back," ''[[UrExample the]]'' [[StuffyOldSongsAboutTheButtocks stuffy old song about the buttocks]].

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Anthony Ray (1963-), better known by his stage name Sir Mix-a-Lot, is a rapper, record producer and [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking electronics store owner]]. Repping for Seattle, Washington, Mix-A-Lot is notably the first rapper to achieve mainstream success who didn't come out of a costal state Washington (he was Seattles's only mainstream rapper until Music/{{Macklemore}} came along), and Mix-A-Lot is notable for rapping about non-violent subjects in the midst of the rise of violent, gritty gangsta rap. He had several underground hits in the late 80s and early 90s before achieving worldwide fame from his [[OneHitWonder lone]] 1992 hit "Baby Got Back," ''[[UrExample the]]'' [[StuffyOldSongsAboutTheButtocks stuffy old song about the buttocks]].
7th May '17 2:36:40 AM Phrederic
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* OutOfGenreExperience: He referenced [[SerialKiller the Green River Killer]] in one of his songs.
13th Mar '17 3:11:16 AM Nitramy
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** "Testarosa"

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** "Testarosa""Testarossa"
28th Feb '17 11:18:04 AM crazysamaritan
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* BechdelTest: As amazing as it sounds, "Baby Got Back" actually passes.
26th Feb '17 12:28:22 PM nombretomado
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->''"'Shes[[JenniferLopez shes beautiful!]] Little in the middle, but with an ample derrière!' his anaconda whispers (by the way, Im picturing his dick as a sock puppet). 'What a vision!' anaconda cries. 'An LA face, as well as an Oakland booty! We must compose a ballad about this gorgeous creature! Quickly, Sir Mix-a-Lot! Grab a pen!'"''

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->''"'Shes[[JenniferLopez ->''"'Shes[[Music/JenniferLopez shes beautiful!]] Little in the middle, but with an ample derrière!' his anaconda whispers (by the way, Im picturing his dick as a sock puppet). 'What a vision!' anaconda cries. 'An LA face, as well as an Oakland booty! We must compose a ballad about this gorgeous creature! Quickly, Sir Mix-a-Lot! Grab a pen!'"''
24th Feb '17 11:33:06 AM BigJaredMonkey
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* BechdelTest: As amazing as it sounds, "Baby Got Back" actually passes.
6th Dec '16 3:57:33 AM NWolfman
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* Creator/RickRuben: Produced Mix-A-Lot's breakthrough album ''Monster Mack'' and encouraged him to play up his pimp-like image.

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* Creator/RickRuben: Music/RickRubin: Produced Mix-A-Lot's breakthrough album ''Monster Mack'' and encouraged him to play up his pimp-like image.
6th Dec '16 3:56:58 AM NWolfman
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* Creator/RickRuben: Produced Mix-A-Lot's breakthrough album ''Monster Mack'' and encouraged him to play up his pimp-like image.
30th Nov '16 10:00:56 PM Xtifr
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Anthony Ray (1963-), better known by his stage name '''Sir Mix-a-Lot''', is a rapper, record producer and [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking electronics store owner]]. Repping for Seattle, Washington, Mix-A-Lot is notably the first rapper to achieve mainstream success who didn't come out of a costal state (he was Seattles's only mainstream rapper until Music/{{Macklemore}} came along), and for rapping about non-violent subjects in the midst of the rise of violent, gritty gangsta rap. He had several underground hits in the late 80s and early 90s before achieving worldwide fame from his [[OneHitWonder lone]] 1992 hit "Baby Got Back," ''[[UrExample the]]'' [[StuffyOldSongsAboutTheButtocks stuffy old song about the buttocks]].

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Anthony Ray (1963-), better known by his stage name '''Sir Mix-a-Lot''', Sir Mix-a-Lot, is a rapper, record producer and [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking electronics store owner]]. Repping for Seattle, Washington, Mix-A-Lot is notably the first rapper to achieve mainstream success who didn't come out of a costal state (he was Seattles's only mainstream rapper until Music/{{Macklemore}} came along), and for rapping about non-violent subjects in the midst of the rise of violent, gritty gangsta rap. He had several underground hits in the late 80s and early 90s before achieving worldwide fame from his [[OneHitWonder lone]] 1992 hit "Baby Got Back," ''[[UrExample the]]'' [[StuffyOldSongsAboutTheButtocks stuffy old song about the buttocks]].
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