Being the Bangor station that provides you with mostly today's hottest music but also provides you with a healthy dose of yester-year's tunes with Back In the Cafe, we are providing you with a little music history of the 1990's, 2000's and this decade.

Get to know a little about the artists that have shaped your musical vocabulary by taking in what has led to the music landscape of today.

Behold... Z107.3's This Week In Pop Music History!

This week we feature: Nas, Nickleback, Weezer, Prince, Gorillaz, and Ace of Base.

2014 - Nas

Performs his full length album Illmatic at the Kennedy City in New York City for the One Mic: Hip Hop Culture Worldwide Festival

2009 - Nickelback

Everybody's favorite Canadian band wins big at the Juno's (Canadian music awards) for their 6th studio album, Dark Horse.

2005 - Weezer

Weezer releases the single "Beverly Hills" from their album Make Believe.  The video is filmed at the Playboy mansion and features a cameo from Hugh Hefner.

2004 - Prince

Prince kicks off his Musicology tour in Reno, Nevada.  The album rises to #3 on the U.S. R&B charts.

2001 - Gorillaz

The animated band releases it's debut and self-titled album.  Big hits on the album include "Clint Eastwood" (below) and "19-2000" .  Even though the bands appearance is that of fiction, it is actually led by Blur band member Damon Albarn.

1994 - Ace of Base

The Swedish band tops the charts with rockers Soundgarden and Nine Inch Nails with their super pop album The Sign.  So '90s.