From Salt-N-Pepa to the Spice Girls: 10 girl groups that defined the ’90s

No. 7: Luscious Jackson

Alongside male counterparts like Beck and the Beastie Boys, this NYC-based quartet exemplified the genre-blending, sample-heavy sound that defined alternative music in the mid-90s. Though they were signed to the Beastie’s Grand Royal label, they experienced less chart success–aside from  the crossover hit “Naked Eye.” Nonetheless, they were wildly influential on later artists like Bat For Lashes and Imani Coppola.

Stereo Williams
Stereo Williams

Todd "Stereo" Williams, entertainment writer based in New York City. He co-founded Thirty 2 Oh 1 Productions, an indie film company.

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