*Growing up, one of the biggest conspiracy theories was that the affordable juice, Tropical Fantasy, made you sterile.

A NewsOne writer decided to tackle to popular urban myth…wait, or reality?

Check out an excerpt below:

It was the fall of 1990, and a new and inexpensive drink, Tropical Fantasy, hit the inner-city scene like gangbusters across the country. Its popularity spread like wildfire, but it was only a matter of time before it became riddled with Black conspiracy theory rumors.

With its yummy taste and cheap price of 49 cents for 20 ounces, Tropical Fantasy, which was manufactured by Brooklyn Bottling out of New York City, was way lower than any of the more mainstream soft drinks and other beverages. Nearly a year in to taking the urban scene by storm, though, Tropical Fantasy turned into an urban nightmare.

Read more at NewsOne.