A feature of the animated The Archie Show from the late 60s, Archie, Jughead, Reggie, Betty, and Veronica formed The Archies and had a massive real-life hit in 1969 with “Sugar, Sugar”, which became the #1 song of the year after dominating the charts for four weeks upon its debut.
Dropped completely out of nowhere on Netflix a few weeks ago, The Lonely Island celebrated/parodied the home running slamming, steroid abusing duo of Jose Canseco and Mark McGwire in the “visual poem”, The Unauthorized Bash Brothers Experience.
Will Smith’s wonderfully ridiculous title rap gets most of the attention from the Wild Wild West soundtrack but it also featured “Bailamos” from Enrique Iglesias, which became a massive hit as part of the early 2000s Latin Pop explosion and also got a movie tie-in music video.
Although it appeared on their second album in 1988, “I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles)” didn’t chart in the US until it was included on the soundtrack for the sleeper hit Johnny Depp movie, Benny & Joon, in 1993.
The lead single off their debut album, DJ Jazzy Jeff and The Fresh Prince funkify the “I Dream of Jeannie” theme for a sample and Will raps about a bunch of recent disastrous romantic incidents for “Girls Aint Nothing But Trouble”
Founded in 1991, alt-rock band Dogstar featured the one and only Keanu Reeves on bass along with members Gregg Miller, Bret Demrose and Robert Mailhouse and the group toured and put out two albums before breaking up in 2002.
Although it’s not clear if it will be heard in this weekend’s Detective Pikachu, Pokemon still has one of the most iconic theme songs of all time, especially for 90s kids, with the English version sung by Jason Paige and the Japanese version sung by voice actress Rica Matsumoto.
Since it debuted in 1957 on Broadway, West Side Story has been one of the most influential and beloved musicals in history and the 1961 film version, in particular, is considered one of the, if not the greatest, movie musicals of all time.
With possibly his final appearance as Tony Stark this coming weekend in Avengers: Endgame, it seems like a perfect time to take a look at Robert Downey Jr’s musical side projects for this edition of Musical Montage.
Channeling The Nature Boy, Offset from Migos, 21 Savage and producer Metro Boomin teamed up for the album “Without Warning” and it’s lead single, “Ric Flair Drip” and Ric Flair himself shows up for the official music video.