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NBA 2K23: All Music Trivia Answers

NBA 2K23 all music trivia answers

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NBA 2K23: All Music Trivia Answers

One of the more interesting side quests in NBA 2K23‘s MyCareer is the music trivia at Erick’s Vinyl. These daily side quests challenge you on your music industry knowledge. The questions ranged from classic rock to modern hip hop and everything in between. Answering the questions correctly nets you valuable VC and XP to continue earning MVP Points within MyCareer.

These trivia mini-games are timed, which makes rapid searching tricky. The upside is you can answer incorrectly as many times as you want and still complete the side quest. You’ll just have to completely restart the entire process, annoying cutscenes and all, and repeat until you answer all questions correctly.

Or you could use the following list to skip the hard part and earn that cool 500 VC.

NBA 2K23: All Music Trivia Answers

These side quests refresh daily. We can’t guarantee when you’ll populate the quest, but when it’s available you’ll need to head to this location on the map to reach Erick’s Vinyl.

Once there, head inside and speak with Marvin to begin the process of being judged for your musical knowledge. To initiate the trivia portion of the quest, hit the corresponding buttons to begin and the trivia will start flying.

All Music Trivia Answers

Each trivia set features three questions. Each set is also numbered, which you can use for reference here to make sure you’re looking at the right answers. I’m not sure how these might populate for you based off your time playing the game, but the list should be easy enough to use in order to complete the questions. Just remember that the sets might not necessarily appear in this same order, but the answers should correspond to the set number.

Set 1:

  • “Truth Hurts was a number one smash for which artist?
    • Answer: Lizzo
  • Which group of rock royalty insists that they will rock you?
    • Answer: Queen
  • In their hit 1992 track, what did Pete Rock and CL Smooth “do over you?”
    • Answer: They reminisce over you

Set 2:

  • Which rapper won the NBA Celebrity Game MVP in 2018?
    • Answer: Quavo
  • Kendrick Lamar was featured on which Taylor Swift single?
    • Answer: Bad Blood
  • Which song by Missy Elliott featured the lyric “Ti esrever dna ti pilf?”
    • Answer: Work It

Set 3:

  • In the popular comedy “Fresh Prince of Bel-Air,” what was the name of the character played by Will Smith?
    • Answer: Will Smith
  • Rapper Childish Gambino was a co-star in which television series?
    • Answer: Community
  • Which Diana Ross classic was sampled on the seminal “Mo Money Mo Problems” by one Notorious B.I.G.?
    • Answer: I’m Coming Out

Set 4:

  • The single “Jumpman” by Drake and Future from their respectable mixtape “What a Time to Be Alive” is named after the logo inspired by which former basketball player?
    • Answer: Michael Jordan
  • Nayvadius Wilburn is much better known by which alternative moniker?
    • Answer: Future
  • In 1984, which time-honored rapper and which soul legend collaborated on the classic and compelling song “Unity?”
    • Answer: Afrika and James Brown

Set 5:

  • As I was saying, Lauryn Hill, co-star of Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit, a film within the greater Sister Act Cinematic Universe, was a member of which Hip Hop trio?
    • Answer: Fugees
  • Public Enemy hype man and timepiece aficionado Flavor Flav attempted to find love on which reality program?
    • Answer: Flavor of Love
  • In the years nineteen and eighty-nine, the D.O.C. opened his track “It’s Funky Enough” by asking which iconic question?
    • Answer: Ya’ll ready for this?

Set 6:

  • The track “You Right” is a collaboration between Doja Cat and which Canadian performer?
    • Answer: The Weeknd
  • In Ice Cube’s seminal classic “It Was A Good Day”, who did the Lakers beat?
    • Answer: Sonics
  • Lou Reed, John Cale, Sterling Morrison and Moe Tucker are better known as which group?
    • Answer: The Velvet Underground

Set 7:

  • Back in the year nineteen-ninety-four, what was it that Warren G and Nate Dogg needed to do?
    • Answer: Regulate
  • A Tribe Called Quest, De La Soul and the Jungle Brothers were collectively known by what sobriquet?
    • Answer: Native Tongues
  • Which band’s sophomore album was named after a character in Giacomo Puccini’s Opera Madame Butterfly?
    • Answer: Weezer

Set 8:

  • According to the members of Run DMC, while Peter Piper picked peppers, Run did what?
    • Answer: Rocked rhymes
  • Which rock artist had a brother who was also a part of his band?
    • Answer: Eddie Van Halen
  • Kim Gordon provided indefectible bass and vocals for what kind of noise rock pioneers?
    • Answer: Sonic Youth

Set 9:

  • In Wu-Tang Clan’s ’94 hit, what is the title C.R.E.A.M. an acronym for?
    • Answer: Cash Rules Everything Around Me
  • “SOS” by Rihanna sampled “Tainted Love,”, recorded by Soft Cell in 1981. But who recorded the original and far superior version of “Tainted Love?”
    • Answer: Gloria Jones
  • Musician Frank Zappa’s band, the Soul Giants, became much more widely known after changing their name to what?
    • Answer:  The Mothers of Invention

Set 10:

  • What was the nickname of jazz icon Louis Armstrong?
    • Answer: Satchmo
  • How old was musical icon Stevie Wonder when he scored his first Billboard Hot 100 number one?
    • Answer: 13
  • Cool Jazz saxophonist Paul Desmond composed which standard that was made famous by the Dave Brubeck Quartet?
    • Answer: Take Five

And there you have it! An easy guide for all music trivia answers in NBA 2K23.

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