Happy Birthday Sir Mix-A-Lot!

Today is the birthday of Seattle rap pioneer, Anthony Ray, better known to the world as Sir Mix-A-Lot. The man behind such hits as "Posse On Broadway," "Swass" and "Baby Got Back" turns 50 today. For the vast majority of music fans, Sir Mix-A-Lot is known as the derriere-praising, big butt enthusiast from his Billboard number one single, "Baby Got Back" but Sir Mix-A-Lot's legacy is much more than one chart-topping single. Mix-A-Lot was an important figure in breaking rap out of the Pacific Northwest as he was the founder of Seattle-based hip-hop label, Nastymix and a platinum-selling artist. In 1990, his debut ...

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