Nineteen Naughty Nine: Nature's Fury

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Nineteen Naughty Nine: Nature's Fury
Studio album by Naughty by Nature
Released April 27, 1999
Recorded 1998–1999
Genre East Coast hip-hop, hip-hop
Length 59:42
Label Arista/BMG Records
07822-19047
Producer Naughty by Nature, Donald Robinson, Falonte Moore, Kay Gee
Naughty by Nature chronology
Poverty's Paradise
(1995)
19 Naughty Nine: Nature's Fury
(1999)
IIcons
(2002)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]
Chicago Tribune (favorable)[2]
Entertainment Weekly A−[3]
Melody Maker 2.5/5 stars[4]
NME (7/10)[5]
Q 3/5 stars[6]
Robert Christgau (neither)[7]
Rolling Stone 3.5/5 stars[8]
Spin (7/10)[4]

Nineteen Naughty Nine: Nature's Fury is the fifth album by Naughty by Nature, which was released on April 27, 1999, as their first and only album for Arista Records. The album was a success, peaking at 22 on the Billboard 200 and produced a big comeback hit for the group with "Jamboree", which reached #10 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Three additional singles, "Dirt All By My Lonely", "Live or Die" and "Holiday", all had minor success on the charts.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Intro" – 0:35
  2. "Ring the Alarm" – 3:57
  3. "Dirt All By My Lonely" – 3:14
  4. "Holiday" (Featuring Phiness) – 4:08
  5. "Live or Die" (Featuring Master P, Silkk the Shocker, Mystikal, Phiness) – 3:41
  6. "On the Run" – 3:21
  7. "Radio" (Featuring Rustic Overtones) – 4:37
  8. "Jamboree" (Featuring Zhané) – 3:34
  9. "Would've Done the Same for Me" (Featuring Koffee Brown) – 4:18
  10. "Thugs & Hustlers" (Featuring Mag, Krayzie Bone) – 3:28
  11. "Work" (Featuring Mag, Castro) – 3:20
  12. "The Spanish Skit/We Could Do It" (Featuring Big Punisher) – 4:48
  13. "The Blues" (Featuring Next) – 3:49
  14. "Wicked Bounce" – 3:54
  15. "Live Then Lay" (Featuring Phiness) – 4:01
  16. "The Shivers" (Featuring Chain Gang Platune) – 4:57

Samples[edit]

Ring the Alarm

Dirt All by My Lonely

  • "The Morning Song" by Les McCann
  • "Uptown Anthem" by Naughty by Nature

Holiday

  • "A Lover's Holiday" by Change

Live or Die

On the Run

  • "Synthetic Substitution" by Melvin Bliss

Jamboree

Would've Done the Same for Me

We Could Do It

The Blues

  • "If It Don't Turn You on (You Oughta Leave It Alone)" by B.T. Express

Wicked Bounce

Live Then Lay

Chart performance[edit]

Album[edit]

Year Album Chart positions
Billboard 200 Top R&B/Hip Hop Albums
1999 Nineteen Naughty Nine: Nature's Fury 22 9

Singles[edit]

Year Song Chart positions
Billboard Hot 100 Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks Hot Rap Singles
1999 "Dirt All By My Lonley" - 109 -
"Live Or Die" - 86 -
"Jamboree" 10 4 1
"Holiday" - 101 -

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Chicago Tribune review
  3. ^ Entertainment Weekly review
  4. ^ a b Album reviews at CD Universe
  5. ^ NME review
  6. ^ Cranna, Ian. "Naughty By Nature - Nineteen Naughty Nine: Nature's Fury". Q (EMAP Metro Ltd) (July 1999): 121. 
  7. ^ Robert Christgau Consumer Guide
  8. ^ Rolling Stone review