NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 10: (L-R) Musicians Joan Jett, Dave Grohl of Nirvana, Lorde and St. Vincent perform onstage at the 29th Annual Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony at Barclays Center of Brooklyn on April 10, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images)

Kurt Cobain was always quirky and tongue-in-cheek when he talked to the press, never taking things too serious. But what Kurt was really good at was predicting the corporate future of the music industry. In all seriousness, he seems to predict what would be popular today and what music would dominate the charts. Though his predictions are spot on, one thing I always realized that his band in his music change the course of music history and is still being felt today.

Kurt Cobain's Spot-On Prediction About Mainstream Music

Throughout music history, one can observe that some music genres emerged from a counter-culture or the underground music scene but later became mainstream. The mainstream genres vary based on countries and regions, but the determining three factors are the production, listening rate, and context-specific reception of music, which separate mainstream from underground.

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Born in Mt Clemens, Screamin has been a part of the Detroit airwaves for over 29 years with 26 at WRIF and 3 years as a morning show host at Z-Rock. When he’s not out on the streets, you can find him in his game room, where he collects jukeboxes and classic pinball machines. Screamin also devotes time doing local charities with his, "Screamin Angels"; and for 15 years with Rock 4 Tots charity. “CHIT” is his local cover band for 10 years all over the Motor City in local bars and has graced the main stage at local festivals like Arts, Beats & Eats warming up for national acts like Cheap Trick, Guess Who & even Salt & Peppa. Screamin’ is the lead singer and also plays cowbell & lead triangle