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In 1996:

  • Clinton was elected
  • The Centennial Olympic Games took place in  Atlanta, GA
  • Dallas d. Pittsburgh (27-17)  in the Super Bowl
  • Janet Jackson becomes the highest paid musician in history when she signs an $80-million deal with Virgin Records.
  • Gangsta rapper Tupac Shakur is shot four times in a drive-by shooting. He dies six days later at age 25.

In Music, the biggest hits on Power were:

  • “Nobody Knows” The Tony Rich Project
  • “Not Gon’ Cry” Mary J. Blige
  • “Sittin’ Up in My Room” Brandy
  • “Down Low (Nobody Has to Know)” R. Kelly
  • “Lady” D’Angelo
  • “Always Be My Baby” Mariah Carey
  • “Doin’ It” LL Cool J
  • “Woo Hah!! Got You All in Check” Busta Rhymes
  • “Give Me One Reason” Tracy Chapman
  • “You’re Makin’ Me High” / “Let It Flow” Toni Braxton
  • “C’mon N’ Ride It (The Train)” Quad City DJ’s
  • “Last Night” Az Yet
  • “No Diggity” Blackstreet featuring Dr. Dre
  • “Nobody” Keith Sweat featuring Athena Cage
  • “Pony” Ginuwine

Now for the Favorites: 1-5

#5 Twisted- Keith Sweat-  My sister once taught me how to sing like Keith, I just held my nose. *shrugs*

#4 How Do U Want It” / “California Love” –2Pac featuring K-Ci & JoJo / featuring Dr. Dre **RIP Pac!**

#3″I Believe I Can Fly“- R. Kelly **R.Kelly is the only man that wants to feel on your booty then turn around and make a  song like this. Gotta love Kellz

#2 “Un-Break My Heart“- Toni Braxton **Toni was on top of the world with this song**

#1 “Tha Crossroads” Bone Thugs-N-Harmony **”hjbf ela kjjkad bsf I miss my uncle chharrllesss yaa’lll” thats all I can tell you about this song** 

What did we miss? Where were you in 1996? Let me know!

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