Music Trivia and Answers

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Easy

The first successful mainstream collaboration of rock music and rap music featured Aerosmith teaming up with which rap crew?

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Answer: Run DMC
Aerosmith and Run DMC's 1986 hit "Walk This Way" is considered to be the song which officially introduced White audiences to rap music, which is one of the reasons why both groups currently reside in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Hard

The Chainsmokers' and Halsey's 2016 track "Closer" was inspired by another song by which 1990's rock band?

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Answer: Blink-182
According to the Chainsmokers', their hit "Closer" with Halsey was inspired by Blink-182's "I Miss You" (2004), with Halsey actually giving a shoutout to Blink-during the lyrics of the song.

Easy

"All Shook Up" is a song that topped the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 in 1957. Who was the singer?

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Answer: Elvis Presley
Elvis Presley was known as "The King of Rock and Roll" and had other famous songs like, "Can't Help Falling in Love" and "Heartbreak Hotel".

Medium

Mi Reflejo was a Spanish-speaking album released by which famous musician?

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Answer: Christina Aguilera
Despite having an Ecuadorian father, Christina Aguilera did not know any Spanish when she began recording 2000's Mi Reflejo, which translates as "my reflection".

Hard

Which band recorded an album in the same California house where an infamous mass murder occurred?

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Answer: Nine Inch Nails
Although he didn't think much of it when renting the place, later Nine Inch Nails' frontman Trent Reznor felt regret for renting the home where Charles Manson and his followers committed the Tate murders in 1969. The Nine Inch Nails recorded most of their 1994 album The Downward Spiral there.

Medium

Which rappers were admitted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame amid controversy - including the move being criticized by Gene Simmons himself - in 2016?

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Answer: N.W.A.
Ice Cube, member of N.W.A., defended their induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame by stating, "You goddamn right we rock n' roll."

Easy

Bootylicious has become an accepted word in the Oxford Dictionary thanks to a track of the same name by which artist(s)?

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Answer: Destiny's Child
Although the term "bootylicious" existed before Destiny's Child's 2001 song of the same name, its popularity derived from the track helped propel it into being accepted by the esteemed Oxford English Dictionary.

Medium

Which artist(s) did US President George W. Bush once call "the biggest threat to American youth since polio"?

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Answer: Eminem
In 2001, President Bush directed this unflattering comment to none other than Eminem whose brash, froward lyrics were at the time turning the American music industry on its head.



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