Archive | Jun 05, 2018

Certain Songs #1229: Naughty by Nature – “O.P.P”

Album: Naughty by Nature
Year: 1991

Has there ever been a more joyous song about being bad?

With Treach’s speedy-but-smooth flow riding a pitch-perfect sample of the Jackson 5’s “A.B.C,” lyrics that sometimes reached for quintuple entendres and a call-and-response chorus for the ages, “O.P.P” was a completely irresistible and utterly inescapable single in the fall of 1991.