Can we link the entire “I Love the ’90s” concert tour lineup back to Atlanta? Word.

Six degrees of ATL
1997

Bust a move when this throwback tour hits Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre on Saturday, July 16.

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Biz Markie

Does a segment called “Biz’s Beat of the Day” on the children’s TV show Yo Gabba Gabba!

Which also features comedian Jack McBrayer

who grew up in Conyers, 25 miles southeast of

Atlanta


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Coolio

Rapped the theme song to the ’90s Nickelodeon show Kenan & Kel

Which costarred SNL cast member Kenan Thompson

Who is originally from

Atlanta

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Salt-N-Pepa

Sandra Denton (aka Pepa)

Opened an urban apparel shop in 1995 called Hollyhood

Which was located in Shops Around Lenox in Buckhead

Atlanta

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All-4-One

sang the national anthem in Game Three of the 1996 World Series between the Braves and the Yankees

which took place in Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium, a year before it was demolished in

Atlanta

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Rob Base

is best known for the 1988 hip-hop classic “It Takes Two”

which was sampled in the song “Make It Last Forever” by Ciara

who grew up in Riverdale, 20 minutes south of

Atlanta

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Tone Loc

was signed to the label Delicious Vinyl

which also put out an album by white rapper Jesse Jaymes, aka Jesse Itzler

whose wife, Sara Blakely, founded Spanx, which is headquartered in

Atlanta

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Kid ’N Play

starred in the 1994 movie House Party 3

which featured a fictional girl group called Sex as a Weapon

who were portrayed by real-life girl group TLC

which was one of the most successful ’90s acts from

Atlanta

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Young MC
appeared on a special 2002 episode of the game show The Weakest Link

alongside other rappers, including Jermaine Dupri

who is one of the most well-known music industry fixtures in

Atlanta

This article originally appeared in our July 2016 issue.

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