Fun 90s trivia questions and answers - Music.
What rapper's violent death was foreshadowed by his final video,
I Ain't Mad At Cha?
A: Tupac Shakur's.
What future pop star knocked Aaliyah out of the Star Search
running, at age 11?
A: Justin Timberlake.
What punk legend announced his band's Filthy Lucre reunion tour,
noting: "We're fat, 40, and back.
A: Johnny Rotten.
Who refused to accept her Grammy for I Do Not Want What I Haven't
Got, noting it "represents everything I despise about the music
A: Sinead O'Conner.
What songstress did over four in 10 executives think was a
computer, in a Fortune 1000 poll?
A: Fiona Apple.
What band based its song Jeremy on the classroom suicide o
high-schooler Jeremy Wade Delle?
A: Pearl Jam.
What convenience store chain began playing elevator music outside
its stores to9 discourage teenagers from loitering?
What Canadian singer did writer Cintra Wilson call "one of the
most freakishly mutated creatures the Streisand Machine has ever
A: Celine Dion.
What hit band got its start when three alternative rock producers
spied singer Shirley Manson on MTV and asked her to play with them?
What magazine did Vive spin off in 1998 to fan the flames of
What designer of Michael Jackson's Thriller jacket was gunned
down in front of his Miami mansion?
A: Gianni Versace.
What pop saxophonist played a continuous E-flat for a record 46
minutes in 1997?
A: Kenny G.
What song was Tiny Tim playing when he suffered a fatal heart
A: Tiptoe Through the Tulips.
What singer is honored by San Francisco's Hello, Gorgeous!!
museum, that sells wigs and fake noses to visitors who want to look
just like her?
A: Barbara Streisand.
What rock veteran's name appears in the flames on Pearl Jam's CD
Mirror-ball, when seen in a mirror?
A: Neil Young's.
What anti-gay album did one Beastie Boy publicly apologize for,
13 years after its release?
A: Licensed to Ill.
What singer, criticized for violating the UN's South Africa
boycott, was the first international star to give a concert there
once the boycott was lifted?
A: Paul Simon.
What songstress received the Order of Quebec on April 30, 1998
and the Order of Canada a day later?
A: Celine Dion.
What Florida singer became only the sixth author to top both the
best-selling fiction and on-fiction chars?
A: Jimmy Buffett.
What country crooner lost almost her entire band when their plane
crashed after a concert, in 1991?
A: Reba McEntire.
What rock band resurrected Bob Dylan's Knockin on Heaven's Door
for a 1991 album?
A: Guns N' Roses.
What artist's 1996 CD was banned by Wal-Mart for linking the
chain to gun violence?
A: Sheryl Crow's.
What was the first R.E.M. album to spend time at the top of the
A: Out of Time.
What rapper earned notoriety for getting killed right after
recording the song You're Nobody (Til Somebody Kills You)?
A: The Notorious B.I.G.
What venerable punk band titled their swan song We're Outta Here?
A: The Ramones.
What was Eminem sitting on when he came up with the name Slim
A: A toilet.
What pop crooner's foray into heavy metal led to the cancellation
of his Gospel America TV show?
A: Pat Boone's.
What instrumentalist sold a record seven million copies of a
Christmas album, by 1997?
A: Kenny G.