Mr. Hood

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Mr. Hood
Studio album by KMD
Released May 7, 1991
Recorded 1990-1991
Genre Hip hop
Length 64:47
Label Elektra
Producer KMD
Stimulated Dummies
KMD chronology
Mr. Hood
Black Bastards Ruffs + Rares
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Allmusic 2/5 stars link

Mr. Hood (1991) is the first album by KMD, Daniel Dumile's first group. It was a precursor to Black Bastards (1993). The album featured samples from language-learning tapes, cut together to create the character of Mr. Hood. It was rereleased by Traffic Entertainment Group in 2004 after being unavailable for several years. The album is now considered a classic,[1] and was listed at number 98 in Pitchfork Media's Top 100 Albums of the 1990s.[2]

Track listing[edit]

# Title Producer(s) Performer(s) Time
1 "Mr. Hood at Piocalles Jewelry"/"Crackpot" KMD Zev Love X 2:49
2 "Who Me?" KMD Zev Love X 3:32
3 "Boogie Man" Stimulated Dummies Onyx The Birthstone Kid 3:49
4 "Mr. Hood Meets Onyx" KMD *Interlude* 2:15
5 "Subroc's Mission" KMD Subroc 4:00
6 "Humrush" Stimulated Dummies Zev Love X, Onyx The Birthstone Kid, Subroc 3:26
7 "Figure of Speech" KMD Zev Love X 3:44
8 "Bananapeel Blues" KMD Zev Love X 3:54
9 "Nitty Gritty" KMD Zev Love X, Grand Puba, Onyx The Birthstone Kid, Lord Jamar, Subroc, Sadat X 5:35
10 "Trial N Error" KMD Zev Love X 4:09
11 "Hard Wit No Hoe" Subroc Zev Love X 3:53
12 "Mr. Hood Gets a Haircut" KMD *Interlude* 1:18
13 "808 Man" KMD Zev Love X 3:53
14 "Boy Who Cried Wolf" KMD Zev Love X 3:36
15 "Peachfuzz" KMD Zev Love X, Onyx The Birthstone Kid 4:00
16 "Preacher Porkchop" KMD *Interlude* 2:42
17 "Soulflexin'" KMD Zev Love X, Onyx The Birthstone Kid, Subroc 3:52
18 "Gasface Refill" KMD Zev Love X, Onyx The Birthstone Kid, Subroc 3:45


  1. "Mr. Hood at Piocalles Jewelry"/"Crackpot" (2:49)
  2. "Who Me? (With an Answer from Mr. Bert)" (3:32)
  3. "Boogie Man!" (3:49)
    • With sample "Itchy Brother" by The Nite Lighters
  4. "Mr. Hood Meets Onyx" (2:15)
  5. "Subroc's Mission" (4:00)
    • With sample "4 O'Clock in the Morn' Hour of the Wolf" by The Hassles
  6. "Humrush" (3:26)
  7. "Figure of Speech" (3:44)
    • With sample "Monkey See, Monkey Do" by Le Pamplemouse
  8. "Bananapeel Blues" (3:54)
  9. "Nitty Gritty" (feat. Brand Nubian) (5:35)
    • With sample "The Nitty Gritty" by Shirley Ellis ft Hutch Davis Orchestra & Chorus
    • With sample "Push It Along" by A Tribe Called Quest
  10. "Trial 'N' Terror" (4:09)
  11. "Hard Wit No Hoe" (3:53)
    • With sample "I Know You Got Soul" by Bobby Byrd
    • With sample "Mambo No. 5" by Soul Samba
    • With sample "Potholes in My Lawn" by De La Soul
  12. "Mr. Hood Gets A Haircut" (1:18)
  13. "808 Man" (3:53)
  14. "Boy Who Cried Wolf" (3:36)
  15. "Peachfuzz" (4:00)
    • With sample "You Can See Forever" by OC Smith
    • With sample "The Sounds of Goodbye" by OC Smith
  16. "Preacher Porkchop" (2:42)
  17. "Soulflexin'" (3:52)
  18. "Gasface Refill" (3:45)
    • With sample "Chick A Boom" - Pazant Brothers and the Beaufort Express