From reggaeton to r&b and rap, the mid-2000’s was filled with jams that were on replay constantly. How many of these throwbacks do you recognize?
In 2005 you rapped along to songs like:
“Atrevete Te Te” by Calle 13
CREDIT: CALLE 13 / FERNANDACAST / TUMBLR
Probably the ONLY song you knew by Calle 13.
“Rompe” by Daddy Yankee
Daddy Yankee was so hype back then.
“Yo (Excuse Me Miss)” by Chris Brown
CREDIT: CHRIS BROWN / YOUTUBE / GIPHY
And everyone wished they had moves like Chris Brown.
“Laffy Taffy” by D4L
CREDIT: D4L / YOUCANTSPELLAWESOMEWITHOUTWES / TUMBLR
After this song, you didn’t look at laffy taffy – the candy, the same again.
And in 2006, started singing along as soon as you heard:
“Dile” by Don Omar
One of Don Omar’s first songs in his first album. #classic 🙌🏾
“Blow the Whistle” by Too Short
CREDIT: TOO SHORT / HOTCHEETOPRINCESS / TUMBLR
“What’s my favorite word?!”
In 2007 you knew it was time to run to the dance floor when you heard:
“Danza Kuduro” by Don Omar
Danza Kuduro 😊😊😊😊Lucenzo !!! Don Omar La Mano Arriba Cintura Sola .Da Media Vuelta Danza Kuduro . No T Canse Ahora Que Esto Solo Empieza Mueve La Cabeza Danza Kuduro 😍😍#Latinosstandup #bestshitever #whofeelsthemusic #morethanalatino #nobody #we #love #to #Dance #Reggaeton #pura #danzaKuduro #Latinas #Latinos
A song we couldn’t resist at family parties. 💃🏽 And radio stations still play this.
“Crank That (Soulja Boy)” by Soulja Boy
CREDIT: SOULJA BOY / RADIOFREEACTION / TUMBLR
You’d run to the dance floor as soon as you heard, “YOOUUUUUU.”
CREDIT: HISALUTHOLA / TUMBLR
And if you didn’t know the dance moves, you watched dozens of YouTube tutorials until you got at least that part right.
“With You” by Chris Brown
Something about throwback Chris Brown made you feel some type of way. 😍
Depending on what kind of mood you were in, back in 2008 you would blast songs like:
“Te Quiero” by DJ Flex
For that one crush you had. 😍
“Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)” by Beyoncé
CREDIT: BEYONCE / YOUTUBE / GIPHY
No one did it better than Queen Bey. 💍 And every wedding you went to played this song when la novia was getting ready to throw her bouquet.
And 2009 had you jumping up and down with jams like:
“Hotel Room Service” by Pitbull
Pitbull always got you hyped.
“Meet Me Halfway” by The Black Eyed Peas
CREDIT: BLACK EYED PEAS / SWEET-SCARLETT / TUMBLR
Definitely a song you fist pumped to.
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