Yesterday we gave Britney her due, so today let’s pay tribute to one of (if not the main) pop star before her who had it.

Looking back now, this video is still something.  Seemingly every girl I knew had this dance routine memorized at some point.  And as far as the guys go…well, I don’t have the exact number, but between the lyrics to this song and the video that took it to the next level, I feel comfortably saying somewhere between 90 and 100 million young black boys took a dramatic leap forward in their coming of age when they saw/heard this: