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Shamir’s ‘90’s Kids’ is the ultimate internet artifact

And it’s a tune!
Culture

Shamir’s ‘90’s Kids’ is the ultimate internet artifact

And it’s a tune!

The abundance of quizzes and blog posts harping on the wonders of being a 90’s baby might fool you into thinking that the condition — being born at the peak of neoliberalism's facade of success — is anything but crushing. To be a 90’s kid isn't to wax poetic about the merits of Hey Arnold, but to live in a constant state of dread while the supposed adults around you drive the world further and further into chaos. Shamir Bailey, a 90’s kid whose new album Revelations arrives November 3rd, describes the reality of the condition perfectly in his new video aptly titled “90’s Kids.” It’s a dark, witty, and refreshing take on what it means to be a young person. You won't know whether you should laugh or cry — a conundrum 90’s kids face every day.

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