You probably grew up blaring these tunes, but how much do you really know about them?
Here are 19 incredible facts about the most popular songs from the early aughts.
Hilary Duff actually decided to change the lyrics for “So Yesterday.” Originally, the line was “why flip the bird that’s already flown away,” but she changed it to “I’m like a bird that’s already flown away.”
Because she’s classy like that and doesn’t sing about flippin’ birds.
Paramount Pictures purchased the rights to Avril Lavigne’s song “Sk8r Boi” and had plans to turn it into a film.
Can we all just share a moment of silence for this film which never came to be?
Outkast’s “Ms. Jackson” was meant as an open letter from Andre 3000 to the mother of his ex, Erykah Badu.
(However, Badu’s mother was named Kolleen Wright, so, not really a “Ms. Jackson” at all.)
Ben Affleck has said that appearing in Jennifer Lopez’s “Jenny from the Block” video is one of the biggest regrets of his life.
As you have undoubtedly surmised, this interview took place well before the whole phoenix tattoo thing.
“Hollaback” by Gwen Stefani was a diss track aimed at Courtney Love.
At some point, Love made a disparaging comment about Stefani, saying she was like a cheerleader in high school. Stefani took it in stride and made one of the most danceable diss tracks of all time.
Remember “We Belong Together” by Mariah Carey? Well, there are two amazing facts you should know about it…