23 Best Hip-Hop & R&B Songs From The '90s


Many consider the '90s to have been the golden era of hip-hop and R&B, a time of remarkable lyrical and sonic innovation. It was the decade that brought us rap legends like Notorious B.I.G., Nas, Jay-Z, Tupac Shakur, and Outkast. On the R&B front, TLC was empowering women to recognize their beauty and worth, Destiny's Child was just beginning to fulfill its golden destiny, and Lauryn Hill was challenging us to awaken our consciousness. As hip-hop and R&B gained mainstream acceptance, the genre began taking over radio waves and dance party playlists.


From Montell Jordan's "This Is How De Do It" to Salt-N-Pepa's "Shoop," we were guaranteed to let loose on the dance floor as soon as we heard these hip-hop and R&B jams.

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