Is Anaconda based on Baby Got Back?

Sir Mix-A-Lot’s consent for the use of his iconic 1992 hit “Baby Got Back” provided the foundation for Nicki Minaj’s new wave-making single “Anaconda,” and MTV News spoke with that good sir to get some scoop on how this all came to be.

Who owns Baby Got Back?

rapper Sir Mix-a-Lot
“Baby Got Back” is a 1992 hip hop song written and recorded by American rapper Sir Mix-a-Lot, which appeared on his album Mack Daddy.

Who is the girl at the beginning of Baby Got Back?

Amylia Rivas
Meet the woman whose voice was made famous in the opening montage of Sir Mix-A-Lot’s hit “Baby Got Back.” Amylia Rivas is a musician and voice actor in Washington and because of Nicki Minaj’s hit “Anaconda,” her voice is back in the spotlight.

Did Nicki Minaj copy Sir Mix-A-Lot?

When Nicki Minaj sampled Sir Mix-a-Lot’s “Baby Got Back” for her hit song “Anaconda,” she put a modernized and raunchier spin on the ’90s favorite. The 53-year-old rapper opened up about his business arrangement with Minaj on “Oprah: Where Are They Now?”, explaining that he didn’t benefit in the way everyone assumes.

When was Baby Got Back Number 1?

June 28, 1992
On June 28, 1992, Sir Mix-a-Lot’s Baby Got Back began its No. 1 reign on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart.

Where are they now Sir Mix-A-Lot?

From 2017 to 2019, Sir Mix-a-Lot hosted a morning radio show based in Seattle on Hot 103.7 FM. He owns multiple residences, including one in Auburn, Washington where he has continued to maintain a strong presence performing at small festivals across the country.

What is Sir Mix-A-Lot doing now?

Sir Mix-a-Lot currently is doing limited performances and tour dates. According to the urban dictionary the meaning of the phrase ‘baby got back’ is a reference to a girl with a big butt.

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When did the song Baby Got Back come out?

Chart performance and awards. Sir Mix-a-Lot’s best known song, “Baby Got Back” reached number 1 on the United States Billboard Hot 100 chart for five weeks in the summer of 1992, and won a 1993 Grammy Award for Best Rap Solo Performance. In the years following the song’s release on the album Mack Daddy, it has continued to appear in many movies,…

When did Baby Got Back by Mack Daddy Come Out?

“Baby Got Back” is a 1992 hip hop song written and recorded by American rapper Sir Mix-a-Lot, which appeared on his album Mack Daddy.

When did Baby Got Back by Young Money Come Out?

It was released on August 4, 2014 by Young Money Entertainment, Cash Money Records, and Republic Records as the second single from the album. The song was produced by Polow da Don, DJ Spider, and Da Internz. The song prominently samples “Baby Got Back” (1992) by Sir Mix-a-Lot.