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You Go, Girl! Sisters 90s Pop Culture Quiz

Whitney ruled the charts, we never missed an episode of Living Single and moviegoers wondered, ‘What’s love got to do with it?’ Rewind good times and test your 90s knowledge.

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Remember the time back in the day when you crushed hard on Larenz Tate after catching a matinee of Love Jones at the multiplex? Care to reminisce about sittin’ up in your room watching Moesha and listening to Toni Braxton sing another sad love long? And can you recall daydreaming about being the around-the-way-girl LL Cool J was looking for, with extensions in your hair and bamboo earrings (at least two pair)?

If you answered yes to one or more of these questions, it sounds like you have fond memories of 90s pop culture. To test your knowledge, dust off your Cross Colours and take our quiz.

Formed in 1990 by Beyoncé Knowles and childhood friends including Kelly Rowland and LaTavia Roberson, what was the original name of Destiny’s Child? (Fun fact: The group lost on Star Search).
Which 1991 film comedy brought us the beautiful Halle Berry and her iconic pixie bob?
On Living Single, Queen Latifah’s character Khadijah was a magazine publisher. What was the name of the magazine?
In 1993, Janet Jackson starred opposite Tupac Shakur in John Singleton’s urban drama, Poetic Justice. What award-winning actress played her feisty friend?
TLC is one of the biggest-selling girl groups of all time. But what members of another hit girl group wrote TLC’s 1999 hit, “No Scrubs”?
Thanks to his popular sitcom, Martin, Martin Lawrence was a king of comedy in the 90s. Dressed in drag, his braids and fanny-pack-wearing homegirl character Sheneneh Jenkins gave us one of the decade’s catchiest catch phrases. What did Sheneneh always say?
With her honey-coated and Baptist-choir-honed pipes, Whitney Houston captured our hearts and dominated the charts. Which historic soundtrack featuring Houston’s biggest hit is hailed as the best-selling soundtrack of all time?
On the family-friendly TV series, Moesha, what actress played Brandy’s scene-stealing bestie and snagged a spinoff show?
Which fancy lady-turned-Real-Housewives-cast-member turned heads on The Jamie Foxx Show?
In the 90s, multitalented Mary J. Blige was crowned the “Queen of Hip-Hop Soul.” What was the native New Yorker’s first hit song?
We first saw fresh-faced and curly-haired actress Holly Robinson Peete when she played an undercover detective in 21 Jump Street opposite Johnny Depp. What 90s sitcom cemented her television star status?
We could feel the chemistry between Nia Long and Larenz Tate in Love Jones. And we get a hot flash every time we hear Tate’s character Darius recite a poem dedicated to Long’s Nina. The name of that steamy poem was:
Her smoky vocals and short and sassy haircut made Toni Braxton a standout R&B diva. Before the petite cutie’s self-titled debut album was released in 1993, what soulful soundtrack introduced us to the Babyface protegee?
In What’s Love Got to Do With It, Angela Bassett brilliantly transformed into superstar singer and all-around showstopper, Tina Turner. What is Turner’s real name?