Today In Hip-Hop: Sir Mix-A-Lot’s “Baby Got Back” Hits No. 1 On The Billboard Hot 100

On this day, July 4, in hip-hop history…  1992: Twenty-two years ago rapper Sir Mix-A-Lot garnered the biggest hit of his career, “Baby Got Back.” The single dedicated to women with curvaceous backsides would earn the Seattle-born MC the No. 1 spot on Billboard’s Hot 100, a position he would hold for five straight weeks. The “Baby Got Back” video featuring rump shaking women and an ass mountain only added to the song’s success. Despite controversy from feminists over its choice topic, the smash single would go on to push his album Mack Daddy into the Top Ten, where it would win a ...

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