In 1992, the club scene was blowing up all over Minnesota. The techno sound was really establishing itself and hip-hop music was dominating.

The concept of 18+ nights at clubs was becoming very popular. Meaning, if you were under 21, you could still hang out in the club and dance and mingle, just not drink.


2 Unlimited  - "Twilight Zone"

Techno music was starting to become a popular genre in the United States in the early 90s and European groups like 2 Unlimited were leading the charge.

Great YouTube quote:

I got exhausted just remembering how hard I used to dance to this song. Phewwww! Good times :) @Old Chrome via YouTube


Rozalla  - "Everybody's Free"

Continuing with the techno theme, "Everybody's Free" was a big hit in Europe in 1991. A year it was released in the US and did fairly well. It certainly was a bigger club song than a radio song.

Great YouTube quote:

One of those songs you heard as a kid, but never knew the singer's name. I loved this song when I was a kid. I always thought it was everybody screeeeeam, it feels good! @LaChele via YouTube


Wreckx -N- Effect  - "Rump Shaker"

The video might be the start of twerking. You could say that the lyrics were sexual innuendo but not really. It was pretty much in your face. This song took the baton from Sir Mix-A-Lot's "Baby Got Back" -- and just kept running. Fun fact: Pharrell Williams was one of the many writers of this song.

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