Salt-N-Pepa’s Pepa falls offstage during Brooklyn show – watch

The hip-hop trio were playing a home city show in New York at the first ever 90s Fest

Salt n’ Pepa‘s Pepa fell offstage during the group’s performance in Brooklyn on Saturday (September 12).

The ’90s hip-hop trio were playing a home city show in New York at the first ever 90s Fest, an all-day music event celebrating the decade.

Video footage released by TMZ shows Pepa at the front of the stage, attempting to jump across the speakers so she can perform closer to the audience. Pepa takes a fall in front of the crowd, before getting back up and exclaiming, “I’ve never known any other city that could make me do that. New York City got me busting my ass, y’all got me hyped up in here.”


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90s Fest also saw performances from Smash Mouth, Coolio, Blind Melon, Tonic, Lisa Loeb and Naughty By Nature.

It was billed as “a one-day music festival in the heart of Brooklyn… for all of the pog slammin’, Bay-watchin’ Y2K fearin’ lovers of the best decade ever.”

Formed in 1985, Salt-N-Pepa were one of the first all-female hip-hop groups. Hailing from Queens, New York the trio, consisting of rappers Salt and Pepa plus DJ Spinderella, are known for tracks including ‘Push It’, ‘Let’s Talk About Sex’ and ‘Whatta Man’ featuring En Vogue.

Meanwhile, TV channel Nickelodeon recently revealed plans to launch a new channel called The Splat!, dedicated to its biggest ’90s cartoons.


Though no formal announcement has been made, The Splat! is listed as a “TV network” on its Facebook page and a trailer uploaded to The Splat!’s YouTube channel features a montage of clips from classic ’90s Nickelodeon cartoons including Rugrats, Hey Arnold! and The Ren & Stimpy Show.