Section 2: The Top 40

Beenie Man just cracked the top 40 in 1998 with “Who Am I ‘Sim Simma’”

Lou Bega had a #3 hit with “Mambo No. 5”

Bell Biv Devoe hit the top 40 with “Poison,” “Do Me!,” “B.B.D.” “Gangsta” and “Something In Your Eyes”

Eric Benet had one top 40 hit back in 1999 with “Spend My Life with You.”

Better Than Ezra hit the top 40 with their first hit, “Good.”

The B-52’s hit the top 40 three times with “Deadbeat Club,” “Good Stuff” and “The Flintstones.”

B.G.’s “Bling Bling” hit #36 in 1999.

B.A.D. II hit #32 with “Rush.”

Big Mountain hit #6 with “Baby, I Love Your Way”

Big Pun hit the top 40 with “Still Not A Player.”

Bingoboys featuring Princessa hit #25 with “How To Dance”

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Dave Steed is all about music; 80's and metal to be exact. His iPod will shuffle from Culture Club to Slayer and he won't blink an eye. He's never heard Astral Weeks but thinks "Dazzey Duks" by Duice is the bomb. It's an odd little corner of the world he lives in.

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