Unformatted text preview: taken seriously as rockers, and the female rock stars produced by the decade became known for their raw, angsty lyrics (in true '90s grunge fashion). At the same time, the riot grrrls , while never enjoying the mainstream success of their male counterparts, also left their mark on the underground with their staunchly feminist brand of punk rock . • Combining the above two points, the pop princesses of the 90's were mostly R&B artists. Mariah Carey, TLC, Brandy (whose tv show Moesha was the show for teen girls), Monica, and so on. The Spice Girls are the exception ( Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera didn't get big until '99 and are thus better associated with the 2000's). • Patti Smith , the archetypal punk rock goddess, took a nice comeback in the late 1990s after the death of her husband Fred "Sonic" Smith....
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