Throwback Thursday “Rump Shaker”
“Back in my day we called it the Rump Shaker and we didn’t eat all the groceries, we tossed salads!“ ~Old Man Thomas
Remember the”Rump Shaker” by Wreckx-N-Effect in the 90’s, August 1992 to be exact the lead single from their second album Hard or Smooth? This was the 90’s twerk and even got band from MTV?! Say what? “All I wanna do is zooma-zoom-zoom-zoom in a poom-poom.” it was the No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100, the No. 2 hit on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks and it peaked at No. 1 on the Hot Rap Singles, and No. 9 on the Hot Dance Music/Club Play. Producer Teddy Riley was the brother of Wreck-N-Effect’s member Markell Riley and was also a feature vocal on the track. Chanting the chorus “All I wanna do is zooma-zoom-zoom-zoom in a poom-poom.” Teddy Riley’s verse on the track Rump Shaker are accredited to his young protégé Pharrell Williams, later to achieve fame as a member of The Neptunes and a solo artist. Enjoy this throwback and go ahead and shake that rump!