Rappin' Rodney (album)

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Rappin' Rodney
Rodney Dangerfield - covering rodney.jpg
Studio album by Rodney Dangerfield
Released 1983
Recorded The Record Plant, New York
Genre Blue comedy, stand-up comedy
Label RCA Victor (AFL1-4869)
Producer Estelle Endler, Rodney Dangerfield, J.B. Moore, Robert Ford Jr

Rappin' Rodney is a 12-inch single released by American comedian Rodney Dangerfield in 1983. It is a rap-influenced novelty song co-written by J.B. Moore and Robert Ford Jr.; the same songwriters who worked with Kurtis Blow on "The Breaks". The accompanying music video, which included a cameo from Pat Benatar, was played heavily on MTV at the time of release.

"Rodney Rappin'" and "Rodney Continues Rappin'" were recorded live at Catch a Rising Star, in New York City.

The single peaked at number 83 on Billboard's Hot 100 Billboard 200 chart.[1]

Track listing[edit]

Side A[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Rodney Rappin'" Rodney Dangerfield 18:18

Side B[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Rappin' Rodney" Rodney Dangerfield, J.B. Moore, Robert Ford Jr., Dennis Blair, Douglas Hoyt, Scott Henry 5:04
2. "Rodney Continues Rappin'" Rodney Dangerfield 16:36


  • Creative consultant: Dennis Blair
  • Production assistant: Kathy Lymberopoulos
  • Photography: Bernard Vidal
  • Engineer: Bob Merritt
  • Edited and mixed at the Record Plant, Los Angeles.
  • Mastered at A&M studios, Los Angeles by Bernie Grundman