Although this video came in what could be considered the 90s era of music, it should be included in the 80s top 10. The video had a significant impact on inner city African American youth in a stylistic and holistic manner. It portrayed a relatable viewpoint.
<p>To celebrate MTV's 30th birthday today (Aug. 1), we are proud to present the top ten of the 1980s, as voted by you, the Billboard.com readers.</p>
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Your picks include 'Sledgehammer,' 'Billie Jean' and 'Hot for Teacher'