What do you do when you need more flavor? Add Salt-N-Pepa.
In a way, Cheryl “Salt” James, Sandra “Pepa” Denton, and Deidra “DJ Spinderella” Roper were like chefs putting ingredients into a pot. For their 1987 hit “Push It,” the used a couple tablespoons of James Brown, a dash of Coal Kitchen, and a pinch of the Kinks.
It’s hard to believe that the song we most associate with Salt-N-Pepa was originally a B-side. “Push It” has been a part of our lives for over thirty years. TV commercials for Nextel, Amp, and Geico have helped keep it in the public ear.
But we’re here for the official music video for “Push It,” which features a concert performance of the song, and includes Hurby “Luv Bug” Azor on keyboards and backing vocals.