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Juvenile's 'Back That Azz Up' Turned 20 And Social Media Exploded

Yesterday, Juvenile's "Back That Azz Up" turned 20, and social media exploded.

The single that became a certified anthem that gets everyone on the dance floor was originally released on February 24, 1999.

It came from the New Orleans rapper's third studio album, 400 Degreez.

Juvenile - Back That Ass Up (Official Video)

Juvenile - Back That Ass Up (Official Video)

The song charted at no. 19 on the Billboard Hot 100 and no. 5 on Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip Hop songs.

Fans of the hit single excitedly shared a myriad of memes and celebratory statuses about the song on Twitter and Instagram.

Take a look below.

N E E S Y????✨ on Twitter #BackThatAzzUp @juviethegreat ????????????????????????

Shani Leatham on Twitter

Those who know, KNOW! ???? . . #TorontoGirlGoneGlobal #SideGigAdvocate #BackThatAzzUp #20Years #TillThisDay #MyFave #College #Juvenile #InTheKnow #ChangedTheGame

HipHopTriviaChi on Twitter

What popular dirty south hit turned 20 years old today? . . . . . Happy birthday Back That Azz Up! Check us out in March when we bring you hip hop trivia every week at @bureaubaruic. #backthatazzup #juvenile #hiphoptrivia #hiphoptriviachi

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Benns-ke Urameshi on Twitter

CashMoney #BackThatAzzUp 20th #Anniversary ????✊????????????????????????

Good morning! #Juvenile's #BackThatAzzUp came out 20 years ago today!! Damn, I feel old! (I was 13 years old droppin it like it's hot to this song ????????????????????‍♀️)

1,135 Likes, 117 Comments - OooLaLa Blog (@ooolalablog) on Instagram: "Good morning! #Juvenile's #BackThatAzzUp came out 20 years ago today!! Damn, I feel old! (I was 13..."


Glennisha Morgan is a Detroit-bred multimedia journalist and writer. She writes about intersectionality, hip-hop, pop culture, queer issues, race, feminism, and her truth.