Walk It Out

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"Walk It Out"
Single by Unk
from the album Beat'n Down Yo Block!
Released September 2006
Recorded 2006
Genre Hip Hop, Southern Rap
Length 2:53
4:55 (remix)
Label Big Oomp Records/Koch Records
Writer(s) Montay Humphrey, Anthony Platt
Howard Simmons
Producer(s) Unk
Certification Platinum (RIAA)
Unk singles chronology
"Walk It Out"
(2006)
"2 Step"
(2007)

"Walk It Out" is the debut single of rapper Unk from his debut album Beat'n Down Yo Block! The song has been played on the radio in Atlanta since March 2006 but gained popularity nationwide in September 2006. The song peaked at #10 on the Billboard Hot 100, giving him the first top-ten single of his career. The song has since become an internet phenomenon, often dubbed over videos.

The song was written by Montay Humphrey, Anthony Platt and Howard Simmons. The official remix has been lengthened to include four verses, featuring Outkast, Unk himself, and Jim Jones,

The song was performed at the 1st Annual BET Hip Hop Awards in 2006.

It was featured in the 2007 films Stomp the Yard and Norbit. The song was used on MTV's America's Best Dance Crew after a crew has been eliminated during their final walk off the stage.

The song is sampled on Girl Talk's 2008 album Feed the Animals on track one, "Play Your Part (Pt. 1)."

Charts[edit]

US Billboard Hot 100[1] 10
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[2] 2
US Pop 100 (Billboard)[3] 19
US Hot Rap Songs (Billboard)[4] 2

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Unk Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot 100 for Unk. Retrieved April 15, 2013.
  2. ^ "Unk Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs for Unk. Retrieved April 15, 2013.
  3. ^ "Unk Album & Song Chart History". Billboard Pop 100 for Unk. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved April 15, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Unk Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot Rap Songs for Unk. Retrieved April 15, 2013.

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