2000 was the year I officially became a teenager. Those were some of the most confusing, yet fun moments of my life. Oh how I wish I could go back (while skipping out on high school and being around certain
One of the male teen heartthrobs of the early 2000's was Mario. A Baltimore, Maryland native who came onto the scene serving up a little old school mixed with new school flava. His premiere single was a song called Just A Friend 2000, originally popularized by Biz Markie, who you can hear saying "you ready for my man" before Mario starts to singing on the track. This was an up tempo 'let me holla at'chu girl" kinda song. His second single, Braid My Hair, was a much more intimate feel for that young love. Listening back on these songs always makes me chuckle sometimes because of the cheesy love content disguised as knowing what is for sure . Cheers to the faux grown days!