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Don't have an account yet? Get the most out of your experience with a personalized all-access pass to everything local on events, music, restaurants, news and more. I'll never forget when 69 Boyz' "Tootsie Roll" came on at an elementary school dance in This wasn't the first time I had heard the Miami bass hit — my PE coach had already used the tune to choreograph a line dance for the girls to perform at an upcoming field day. But, in my school's cafetorium, there were no rules. Fifth-grade boys perched their lunch boxes on their shoulders like they were shooting a music video. It was too late for the DJ who was also our music teacher to change the song. And suddenly I understood that a "Tootsie Roll" wasn't just made of sugar. Although fun to dance to, Miami bass is known for being misogynistic and full of blatant slut-shaming. Despite rampant sexism, there were queens who emerged as powerhouses from the era, tearing through all the bullshit the boys were slinging.
Don't have an account yet? Get the most out of your experience with a personalized all-access pass to everything local on events, music, restaurants, news and more. Heading into , City Girls knew the year would be full of challenges they'd have to overcome. That left Yung Miami, the other half, with some heavy lifting to do. The girls got their start in the music industry in when they signed to Quality Control Records with only two songs under their belt.
Their second studio album, City on Lock was released on June 20, After signing to Quality Control Music , JT and Yung Miami were ranked as the most popular developing artists of the week, according to the measuring activity across Billboard charts Hot , the Social 50 , and Billboard The duo recorded their debut studio track, "Fuck Dat Nigga", which was a diss track towards their ex-boyfriends for not giving them money when they asked.