A History of the Bucket Hat

Fresh Kid Ice (1989)

What the heck was 2 Live Crew's proudly Chinese member doing wearing a navy-and-gold Michigan University bucket hat? Maybe it was that in 1989, the year of As Nasty As They Wanna Be, 2 Live Crew's biggest album, Michigan U. won their one and only national championship in football. Still, it took serious balls to wear that bucket hat around Miami.

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