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Pink and Sisqo Serving Colored Hair Realness: Throwback Thursday

Remember the days when MTV was one of like two channels we loved? And being in the audience at TRL was a goal? And we used to legit have arguments about NSYNC vs. Backstreet Boys (NSYNC always. If you disagree, you’re dead ass wrong). MMHMM. You remember.

That was also when we used to watch Sisqo’s Shakedown and the “Thong Song” had us hyped? 2000 was a good year of awesomely terrible entertainment. I miss it. Wells, I stumbled upon the pic below of Pink and Sisqo on the beach, looking like Y2K happened on their heads and I deep sighed with nostalgic warm and fuzzies.

pink sisqo 2000

Cuz you know when Pink came out, she wanted to make sure we never forgot her name so she looked like the bear in Breaking Bad for years. How did they get her hair to be so bright? Them follicles musta been weaker than twigs after all that bleaching. AND we never saw her roots so she was getting touched up ON the regular.

To her right is the man we somehow thought was segzy. I don’t know if good judgment went on vacation but how did we think Sisqo was a heartthrob? Homeboy was rocking silver paint on his head like it was ok and he made it his signature. We cheered him on, in spite of the fact that he looked like a character from a sci-fi flick with a budget of subway sammiches and Walgreens gift cards. We’re not e’em gonna talk about the eyebrow piercing that is almost bigger than his whole face.

And them yellow shorts. That don’t look like cotton. It seems to be table cloth fabric. The type you get at the party store. Except it’s bedazzled for extra fanciness so we can all get our lives.

Pelvic Thrust gif

Bless all our entire hearts. We ain’t know better.

We know Pink is still outchea prospering but what is Sisqo up to nowadays? Does he manage Amil at the local Wendy’s or is he doing something more? I haz questions.

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  1. March 20, 2014 at 7:26 am

    Luvvie you cannot have me hollerin’ like this at this time of morning! I won’t have NO voice by the time I get ready to leave for work!

    But yeah…I remember those days. I had a thing for that little midget my damn self. I don’t know what it was about him. Dude COULD sang, tho.

    Pink was and always will be that cool ass chick you’d want to be best friends with. I really wish I knew her in real life.

  2. March 20, 2014 at 7:27 am

    Sorry for the back to back comments, but I had to add that you now have me running over to YouTube to watch some old Sisqo and Dru Hill videos so I can take a stroll down memory lane. 🙂

    • Gracie
      March 20, 2014 at 2:34 pm

      Girl I just put on 5 steps!!!

  3. E
    March 20, 2014 at 7:29 am

    Sisqo was using the spray on hairline WAAAAY before Jamie Fox made it popular.

  4. Swatson
    March 20, 2014 at 7:44 am

    A few summers a go a went to a concert in Detroit that had Da Brat, Dru Hill, 112, and Jagged Edge. It was EVERYTHING!!! Luvvie, Sisqo is still rocking platinum hair, wearing big dragon belt buckles and has a dragon on his mic. Can’t nobody tell him it’s 2014 and not 2001.

  5. Christel
    March 20, 2014 at 8:13 am

    First of all, BSB now and forever.
    Senior year of high school we did a video yearbook where we recreated some music videos. The Thong Song was one of them. How come nobody told us better I will never know lol

    • Bukky
      March 20, 2014 at 10:42 am

      BSB for life!

      But I agree with everything else Luvvie. 🙂

  6. originalwharris
    March 20, 2014 at 8:16 am

    I just wanted to chime in and say Backstreet Boys always!

  7. Tracey
    March 20, 2014 at 8:29 am

    “We know Pink is still outchea prospering but what is Sisqo up to nowadays? Does he manage Amil at the local Wendy’s or is he doing something more?”

    I can’t with you today. Got me cackling at my desk so loud my boss is e-mailing me the number to the unemployment office….

    • TypeALady
      March 20, 2014 at 9:55 am

      I hollered, quite loudly, at that line. Thank goodness no one is in the office today but me…*whew*

    March 20, 2014 at 9:05 am

    Was Sisqo the one who impregnated Samantha Mumba?

    • RavenJ
      March 20, 2014 at 10:14 am

      WOWWWWWWWWW!!!!!! Where is she????

    • March 20, 2014 at 3:14 pm

      Not Samantha Mumba, though! But for some odd reason when I’m try to picture Samantha, Rihanna pops up in my head instead.

  9. NOLAgirl
    March 20, 2014 at 9:13 am

    He ( Sisqo) was on celebrity wife swap with a woman he had an a calorie count. ( She was okay with it) he looks the same, no growth spurt for him.

  10. jcanwisegrrl
    March 20, 2014 at 10:40 am

    First of all, yes, *NSYNC all the way! What is a backstreet boy? Lowercase for they asses. Ha! Ok, that’s shadeful. I loved them until the first time NSYNC dropped the beat and did that acapella harmonising thing that all the groups do (except BSB, cuz they couldn’t!!) JC was ma BOO, even though the group was engineered for JT to become a megastar. I’ll admit to being butthurt about that, even though JC sabotaged his own solo career with that pathetic song that shall not be named.

    Ennehweighs, P!nk was, is and will always be fricking amazing! Loved her from the first moment I heard her voice and that hot pink hurr was BAWSE. Lol! I still rock out to Can’t Take Me Home whenever I get to feeling old and nostalgic. Sisqo now… Nope, never got into him. Always had better musical taste than to like a song about butt floss. Lol! Liked Dru Hill though. I remember we had a class trip the year that song was hot and being a colonial girls’ school, our teachers didn’t even want us to have music on the bus because to their minds, everything was lewd. We had to beg and plead. When Thong Song came on and some of the girls were losing their minds, the teacher just cut us off completely. If you didn’t have a discman (like myself), you just had to endure the long-ass drive with only the music of your heart (NSYNC plug!!) to comfort you.

  11. Kawanis
    March 20, 2014 at 11:51 am

    DYING. LAUGHING. Everyone in my office is looking at me like I’m crazy. “…character from a sci-fi flick with a budget of subway sammiches and Walgreens gift cards.” #flatlined

  12. Chris
    March 20, 2014 at 12:00 pm

    And remember that people hadn’t figured out Crisco was gay.

  13. March 20, 2014 at 12:25 pm
  14. March 20, 2014 at 1:00 pm

    On. THE . FLOOR….DEAD O/____

    Last I saw or heard of Sisqo..he was on an episode of WIFE SWAP!!!

    Oh and N’Sync ALL DAY

    • Muse
      March 20, 2014 at 2:05 pm

      Was Sisqo the wife?

      I never got into BSB or N’Sync (or B2K, 112 etc). I think the last truly great boy group was Boyz II Men.

      • jcanwisegrrl
        March 20, 2014 at 2:43 pm

        You almost KILT me, made me choke on my rice with ‘Was Sisqo the wife?’ *falls out*

  15. TT
    March 20, 2014 at 1:17 pm

    N’Sync baby!!!! Justin Timberlake is my boo!

    • Gracie
      March 20, 2014 at 2:42 pm

      TT I second that!! *NSYNC for life!!! Although I’m Mrs. Timberlake so …

  16. Shana
    March 20, 2014 at 3:05 pm

    Pink dyed her hair because all the new artist were blonde ad she wanted to stand out (Brittany, Christina Aguilera, Jessica Simpson, Mandy Moore, etc). Loved the color and her album!

    BackStreet Boys!!!! That is the ultimate boy band! Loving them for life…

  17. March 20, 2014 at 3:13 pm

    Never in my life did I think Sisqo was some heartthrob. He was a cornball to me through and through. Nice voice, though. But cornball central.

    Not gonna lie, I miss this (pink-haired) Pink. But I’m glad she’s still relevant to this day. Her stay powering is legit.

    Finally, BSB >>>> NSync. Always and forever.

  18. LalaRochelle
    March 20, 2014 at 3:22 pm

    I’m sure Siquo is working with Amil and Petey Pablo is the bouncer at a strip club still trying to get girls to “twirl it like a helicopter”

    and NYSNC ALL DAY! Remember-they’re “crossover” song was Gone and stayed on the Good version of 106&Park (when adults went) countdown for a minute

    • LalaRochelle
      March 20, 2014 at 3:22 pm

      my bad *their*

    • jcanwisegrrl
      March 20, 2014 at 3:48 pm

      Gone was the bizniz! Loved the video too.

  19. March 20, 2014 at 3:45 pm

    N’SYNC 4ever!!! That silver hair is a hot mess!! Bedazzled, yellow, oilcloth shorts are never OK. I can appreciate that Pink didn’t try ‘the lean’ to make her abs look perfect.

  20. Baby Gladiator
    March 20, 2014 at 5:01 pm

    Well, I’m in Baltimore, and in July 2012, Dru Hill along with Sisqo sang the National Anthem at a local 5k race right around their old hood of Park Heights. There were about 70 people registered. Sigh… I felt badly for them. Sisqo hung around and took pictures with my run group so that was fun. He’s very personable!!!!

    These are guys who were at the top of the music charts for a brief time. Oh how the mighty have fallen!

  21. Alva
    March 20, 2014 at 6:06 pm

    So much to cackle at but her hair looking like the bear on Breaking Bad? Girl YOU BRING ME JOY (in my Anita Baker voice)!!!

  22. Jen DC
    March 20, 2014 at 9:07 pm

    Who thought Sisqo was segzy?! NOT ME! Li’l trollish looking fool. Silver hair. Pleather shorts. It’s hot as hell in them shorts. You know his balls are swea-ty, OK? OK. Stop playing. Segzy?! Whose fourteen year old were you? Umph umph umph.

  23. Shakira
    March 21, 2014 at 1:15 am

    Pink (or PANK as I like to call her) gets the “Forever Dope” award from me. That hair was everything! And yes, I’ll admit that I had the “Unleash the Dragon” CD. *hangs head* don’t judge me. Thong Song was HOT. At the time ctfu

  24. MW
    March 21, 2014 at 10:08 am

    They look like yellow bedazzled pleather shorts to me. At least it’s not a short-set with a hat to match #Bmore-styleproblems