publication date: Tuesday, December 15, 2015 (part of Winter 2016)

category: Music

clue: This pop star self-identifies as one of the "children of the 1990s" despite being born in 1988.

explanation: Rockafeller had a hit with "1990s." The word "star" was a play on her name. more…

difficulty: hard

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, and Joanna Woods


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