can you believe it's been 20 years since bell biv devoe broke off from new edition, created bbd and dropped poison. this was the ish. i was in junior high. yikes.
back then, r&b guys with hip hop swags weren't ubiquitous like they are today. yeh, bbd was talking about big butts, smiles and clocking hoes. and don't forget smack it up, flip it, rub it down. (oh noooooooo ... )
furthermore, i don't think anyone saw the success of the group coming. new edition was hugely popular and frontmen ralph tresvant and johnny gill bounced in 1989 to do the solo thing. bbd ended up outshining both of their solo efforts. although yawl know sensitivity was my song.
so i had to make poison my throwback pick today. this song still gets people up off the wall and onto the dance floor. still. respect it.