Originally posted on Next Impulse Sports  |  Last updated 3/31/12

This song came out in 1991, but it didn’t get really big until MTV ran it a ton in the summer of ’92.  And from then up to about an hour ago I thought it was called Sometimes I Rhyme Slow, Sometimes I Rhyme Quick.  But apparently Nice & Smooth decided that was too much.  To me a big part of its appeal was that the title was so long and fun to say.  No wonder it took a whole year to get popular, “Sometimes I Rhyme Slow” is just not a catchy name for a song.

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They stole the background music from Fast Car by Tracy Chapman.  The weird thing about that is “Fast Car” was released in 1988, just 3 years earlier.  Usually pop music waits about a decade or so before recycling itself.

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