Pop Life: “House Party”

Ah, the ’90s.

Box braids, Cross Colours, Wu-Tang Clan, Troop and soundtracks that were very often better than the movie. plans to take you back to that time period every Thursday, courtesy of artist and illustrator extraordinaire Xavier Payne.

But we also want to challenge your memory, so you’ll also get a Pop Life trivia question. Try and answer in the comments without the help of Google, Wikipedia or a text to your friend who watches Netflix all day long.

In “House Party,” Kid and Play did a phenomenal job as the leads, but the roles weren’t originally written for them.  Which rap duo was this film really written for?

Credit: Xavier Payne

Credit: Xavier Payne

About the artist: Xavier Payne, who is an illustrator and designer, chooses this medium for storytelling and his biggest influences are the 1990s, pop culture, Japanese and hip-hop.  Want to check out more of Xavier’s work? Of course you do.  Here’s how to find him:


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Twitter: @xpayneart