Mr. Hood

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Mr. Hood
MrHoodKMD.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedMay 14, 1991
Recorded1989–1991
StudioCalliope Studios (New York, NY)
GenreHip hop
Length1:03:47
LabelElektra Records
Producer
KMD chronology
Mr. Hood
(1991)
Black Bastards Ruffs + Rares
(1998)
Singles from Mr. Hood
  1. "Peachfuzz"
    Released: December 5, 1990
  2. "Who Me?"
    Released: April 24, 1991
  3. "Nitty Gritty"
    Released: January 30, 1992
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic2/5 stars[1]
The Village Voice(choice cut)[2]

Mr. Hood is the debut studio album by hip hop group KMD. It was released on May 14, 1991 via Elektra Records. Recording sessions took place at Calliope Studios in New York. Production was handled by K.M.D., except two tracks produced by the Stimulated Dummies. The album spawned three singles: "Peachfuzz", which peaked at #11 on the Hot Rap Songs, "Who Me?", which peaked at #19 on the Hot Rap Songs, and "Nitty Gritty" featuring Brand Nubian.

The album made it to number 67 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums in the United States, and number 98 on the Pitchfork's Top 100 Favorite Albums of the 1990s.[3]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleProducer(s)Length
1."Mr. Hood at Piocalles Jewelry/Crackpot"KMD2:49
2."Who Me? (With an Answer from Dr. Bert)"KMD3:32
3."Boogie Man!"Stimulated Dummies3:49
4."Mr. Hood Meets Onyx"KMD2:13
5."Subroc's Mission"KMD4:00
6."Humrush"Stimulated Dummies3:26
7."Figure of Speech"KMD3:44
8."Bananapeel Blues"KMD3:55
9."Nitty Gritty" (featuring Brand Nubian)KMD5:35
10."Trial 'N Error"KMD4:09
11."Hard Wit No Hoe"DJ Subroc3:53
12."Mr. Hood Gets a Haircut"KMD1:18
13."808 Man"KMD3:53
14."Boy Who Cried Wolf"KMD3:36
15."Peachfuzz"KMD4:00
16."Preacher Porkchop"KMD2:43
17."Soulflexin'"KMD3:52
18."Gasface Refill"KMD3:45
Total length:1:03:47

Personnel[edit]

  • Daniel Dumile – main artist, performer (tracks: 1-2, 6-11, 13-15, 17-18), producer
  • Alonzo Hodge – main artist, performer (tracks: 3, 6, 9, 15, 17-18), producer
  • Dingilizwe Dumile – main artist, performer (tracks: 5-6, 9, 17-18), producer
  • Maxwell Dixon – featured artist, performer (track 9)
  • Lorenzo Dechalus – featured artist, performer (track 9)
  • Derek Murphy – featured artist, performer (track 9)
  • John Gamble – producer (tracks: 3, 6), engineering
  • Dante Ross – producer (tracks: 3, 6), A&R
  • John 'Geeby' Dajani – producer (tracks: 3, 6)
  • Michael Berrin – executive producer
  • Peter J. Nash – executive producer
  • Thomas Coyne – mastering
  • Carol Bobolts – art direction
  • Arthur Cohen – photography
  • Arthur Leipzig – photography

Charts[edit]

Chart (1991) Peak
position
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[4] 67

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dougan, John. "Mr. Hood - K.M.D. | Songs, Reviews, Credits". AllMusic. Retrieved May 11, 2019.
  2. ^ Christgau, Robert (May 5, 1991). "Consumer Guide". The Village Voice. Retrieved May 11, 2019.
  3. ^ "Top 100 Albums of the 1990s". Pitchfork. November 17, 2003. Retrieved May 11, 2019.
  4. ^ "KMD Chart History (Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved May 11, 2019.

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