Radio F-Bombs: an obscene history |


Radio F-Bombs: an obscene history

What do pop stars love even more than their platinum records and pants-optional lifestyles? Titillating listeners — and agitating the FCC — with NSFW choruses.

”Sexy MF” (1992)
The story of his life, basically.

Nine Inch Nails
”Closer” (1994)
In which Trent Reznor proposes intercourse, animal-style.

”F— It (I Don’t Want You Back)” (2003)
A.k.a. ”We Are Never Ever F—in’ Getting Back Together.”

Lily Allen
”F— You” (2009)
She said it was about George W. Bush; Dick Cheney said, ”Ooh, me next!”

Britney Spears
”If U Seek Amy” (2009)
If U seek naughty acronyms, she’s your girl.

”F—in’ Perfect” (2010)
Pink works blue, finds Hot 100 gold.

Cee Lo Green
”F— You” (2010)
So ubiquitous, it even got Gwyneth’d.

A$ap Rocky
”F—in Problems” (2012)
Twenty-two. That’s how many f—s this top 10 rap smash has to give.

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
”Thrift Shop” (2012)
Flannel zebra jammies and grandpa swag? ”F—in’ awesome!”

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