What Happened to Some of Our Favorite One-Hit-Wonders?

What Happened to Some of Our Favorite One-Hit-Wonders?

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Where are they now? What happened to those artists who blessed our radios and school dances years ago? Well look no further! I've been entirely too curious as to why some of these bands only had one hit or why they stopped making music quickly into their big breaks, and am about to spill the tea on them.

Cobra Starship

Seriously though, what happened to all of those good girls after they went bad?! "Good Girls Go Bad" MIGHT be the second best thing Leighton Meester did with her career! (obviously next to her legendary role as Blair Waldorf) Back in 2015, the band split after apparently a decade of working together. My real question is how was this band together for 10 years and this and "You Make Me Feel" the only songs I, and many others, know them for?! Lead singer, Gabe Saporta, announced in Cobra Starship's farewell letter that he was starting a company called "The Artist Group" but there is no information on the website.


Kris Allen

Winner of American Idol, season 8 the guy had a pretty big hit with "Live Like You're Dying." After the temporary success post American Idol Kris hopped around, making new music and new albums, but nothing overly successful. In most recent news, he welcomed his second child in 2016. Sadly, Kris falls under the curse that so many male American Idol winners face... they shine bright but burn out.



The Wanted

This British boyband's claim to fame was the pop song "Glad You Came." Okay song, but let's be real, it couldn't ever live up to the pure perfection coming from the teen heart throbs in One Direction. James Corban, in an episode of Spill Your Guts or Fill Your Guts featuring Katy Perry, confessed the band tried to make an appearance in James' TV sensation "Carpool Karaoke" but the show turned them down. It's a tough world out there, and sadly The Wanted just couldn't make the cut.


3!OH!3

To this day few things get me as excited as hearing "Black dress, with the tights underneath…" Anyone who doesn't think that "Don’t Trust Me" wasn't an absolute bop is lying to themselves. The band started strong with lots of hits like "Starstrukk", "My First Kiss", and "Double Vision" but they sort of fell off the face of the earth since. Band mates Sean Foreman and Nathaniel Motte released new music in 2016, but literally no one knew about it. Rumor has it that Sean Foreman used some of his time off to become a world renowned ultimate frisbee player, but their Twitter shows they are part of the Warped Rewind at Sea line-up.


Hot Chelle Rae

Who could forget the catchy little song "Tonight Tonight" about dancing on the Hollywood sign and waking up with new tattoos. I personally LOVED Hot Chelle Rae (and even have a cut-up concert tee to prove it!!) Their album "Whatever" was the soundtrack to my early high school years, but nothing came of the band afterwards. The downfall of the band began when bass player, Ian Keaggy, left the band. Lead singer Ryan Follese is still making music, and recently came out a new, self-titled album, but no sign of the band ever getting back together.


Baby Bash

"Cyclone" featuring T-Pain might have been the single greatest thing to come to my middle school. There wasn't a kid in their folding chair when this jam came on at the Recreation Center dances. But what happened to the main singer Baby Bash? T-Pain stayed relevant! Sources say he's left his California days behind and relocated to Texas. Can't blame a former star for wanting to get away from the limelight, but if he ever wants to make a comeback with another hit like Cyclone, my high school reunion is 6 years away.


All I can say is whatever these artists are doing with their lives, I hope they're happy and know there's at least one person out there who hasn't forgotten the spunk they brought to the music industry, even if it was short-lived.

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10 Rappers Whose Lyrics Will Take Your Instagram Captions To The Next Level

Make your life easy by choosing a caption that's already been written for you.

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Finding the perfect caption for you Instagram post is something everyone struggles with. On the contrary, the best rappers in the industry right now seem to have no problem with it. Whether it be Cardi B or Kanye West, you can always count on fire captions. Taken from the rappers themselves, here are the best rap lyrics for Instagram captions.

1. Travis Scott

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  • "It's summertime, why they tryna throw shade?"
  • "Rollin' rollin' rollin' got me stargazin'"
  • "I got 'em stage diving out the nosebleeds"
  • "Anything can happen at the night show"
  • "This right here is astronomical"
  • "Valet park when I pull up in the ride"
  • "Pick up the phone, baby, I know you're home, baby"
  • "Oh my, what a wonderful time"
  • "She said 'where we goin?' I said 'the moon'"
  • "I been up sleepless late nights"
  • 2. Migos

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    • "Walk it like I talk it"
    • "In the kitchen wrist moving like a stir fry"
    • "Put my mind on it, put my grind on it"
    • "We live like sopranos"
    • "Diamonds on my wrist stay drippin"
    • "Addin' up checks, no minus"
    • "I can buy that car, I know that you can't"
    • "No human being, I'm immortal"
    • "Walk in the buildin', they start applaudin'"
    • "Versace, Versace, Versace, Versace"

    3. Cardi B

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    • "I like texts from my exes when they want a second chance"
    • "I went from dollar bills, now poppin' rubber bands"
    • "Why would I hop in some beef? When I could just hop in the Porsche"
    • "You know where I'm at, you know where I be"
    • "These expensive, these is red bottoms"
    • "I don't dance now, I make money moves"
    • "It's not a threat it's a warning, be careful with me"
    • "Poured out my whole heart to a piece of sh*t"
    • "Karma for you is gon' be who you end up with"

    4. Drake

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    • "This a Rollie, not a stopwatch, sh*t don't ever stop"
    • "I only love my bed and my mama I'm sorry"
    • "I get it how I live it, I live it how I get it"
    • "No new friends"
    • "Drinking every night because we drink to my accomplishments"
    • "This sh*t got me in my feelings"
    • "With your phone out, gotta hit them angles"
    • "My ex asked me, 'Where you movin'?' I said, 'On to better things'"
    • "My team good, we don't really need a mascot"
    • "Got new money, got new problems, got new enemies"

    5. Nicki Minaj

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    • "Imma keep it moving, be classy and graceful"
    • "In my kingdom, with my Timbs on"
    • "Uh, yo, watch your man, then you should watch your mouth"
    • "At least you took an L off your bucket list"
    • "Defend my honor, protect my pride"
    • "But to live doesn't mean you're alive"
    • "She just mad 'cause he never bought her ice like me"
    • "I fly with the stars in the skies"
    • "They paintin' me out to be the bad guy"
    • "All these b*tches is my sons"

    6. Mac Miller

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    • "My regrets look just like a text I shouldn't send"
    • "Driving with my eyes close, missing all the signs"
    • "I'm a monster with the heart of a lion, divide and conquer"
    • "I got a bone to pick like roses"
    • "I'll do anything for a way out of my head"
    • "Your love is not too kind to me"
    • "Yeah, I got a bad attitude"
    • "No matter where life takes me, find me with a smile"
    • "Imma give you what you came for"
    • "I don't know 'bout you, but me, I'm important, I'm so gorgeous"

    7. A$AP Rocky 

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    • "Same shit, different day"
    • "I got three phones: business, conversation, and relation"
    • "What the face say to the fist?"
    • "I look for ways to say 'I love you', but I ain't into makin' love songs"
    • "Paranoia got me losing all my z's"
    • "Make no mistakes, it's all a leap of faith for love"
    • "She ain't a stranger to the city life"
    • "Can't forget that I'm golden, can't forget where I'm going"
    • "Riding by the rules, I'll abide by it soon"
    • "Ain't a killer so don't kill the vibe"

    8. Kanye West

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    • "Yeah u so mother thick"
    • "Ball so hard, let's get faded"
    • "That sh*t cray"
    • "I'm tripping off the power"
    • "All of my kindness, is taken for weakness"
    • "I'm lookin' for the one have you seen her?"
    • "Don't let me get in my zone"
    • "Let's get lost tonight"
    • "Sun don't shine in the shade, bird can't fly in a cage"
    • "Reach for the stars so if you fall you land on a cloud"
    • "No you're not perfect but you're not your mistakes"

    9. A$AP Ferg

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    • "Gucci down to the socks"
    • "My jewelry glistening why I'm always chilly"
    • "I'm a one night savage"
    • "Put in work, put 'em in the dirt"
    • "Fergy be mobbin' all day"
    • "Ferg is the name"
    • "I'm on a new level"
    • "Don't pray for me pray for the weak"
    • "I was only 8 years old, watching Nick at Nite"
    • "I was fly like a bird"

    10. Lil Wayne 

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    • "Real G's move in silence like lasagna"
    • "I speak the truth but I guess that's a foreign language to y'all"
    • "Okay you're a goon, but what's a goon to a goblin?"
    • "I got some weight on my shoulders, to me it's like feathers"
    • "I am more animal than the zoo allow"
    • "Money talks, bullsh*t walks"
    • "Every night's a long night, every day's a holiday"
    • "I'm a cool cat, but I'm on life nine"
    • "Haters can't see me, nose bleed seats"


    No matter what the occasion, it's always good to have creative Instagram captions on hand. Nobody knows how to make clever captions than rappers themselves. Whether you need creative caption for throwing shade at someone, or you have used only emojis for your past 5 Instagram pictures, rap lyrics make the perfect caption.

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    15 Thing Only Early 2000's Kids Will Understand

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    This is it early 2000's babies, a compilation finally made for you. This list is loaded with things that will make you swoon with nostalgia.

    1. Not being accepted by the late 90's kids.

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    Contrary to what one may think, late 90's and early 00's kids had the same childhood, but whenever a 00's kid says they remember something on an "only 90's kids will understand" post they are ridiculed.

    2. Fortune tellers.

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    Every day in elementary school you would whip one of these bad boys out of your desk, and proceed to tell all of your classmates what lifestyle they were going to live and who they were going to marry.

    3.Bunnicula

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    You could never read this book past 8 o'clock at night out of fear that your beloved pet rabbit would come after you.

    4. Silly bands.

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    You vividly remember begging your parents to buy you $10 worth of cheap rubber bands that vaguely resembles the shape of an everyday object.

    5. Parachutes.

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    The joy and excitement that washed over you whenever you saw the gym teacher pull out the huge rainbow parachute. The adrenaline that pumped through your veins whenever your gym teacher tells you the pull the chute under you and sit to make a huge "fort".

    6. Putty Erasers

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    You always bought one whenever there was a school store.

    7. iPod shuffle.

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    The smallest, least technological iPpd apple has made, made you the coolest kid at the bus stop.

    8. "Education Connection"

    You knew EVERY wood to the "Education Connection" commercials. Every. Single.Word.

    9. " The Naked Brothers Band"

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    The "Naked Brothers Band" had a short run on Nickelodeon and wrote some absolute bangers including, "Crazy Car' and "I Don't Wanna Go To School"

    10. Dance Dance Revolution

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    This one video game caused so many sibling, friend, and parent rivalries. This is also where you learned all of your super sick dance moves.

    11. Tamagotchi

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    Going to school with fear of your Tamagotchi dying while you were away was your biggest worry.

    12. Gym Scooters

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    You, or somebody you know most likely broke or jammed their finger on one of these bad boys, but it was worth it.

    13. Scholastic book fairs

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    Begging your parents for money to buy a new book, and then actually spending it on pens, pencils, erasers, and posters.

    14.Go-Gurt

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    15. Slap Bracelets

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