The Humdinger

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The Humdinger
Studio album by Nappy Roots
Released August 5, 2008
Recorded 2005–2008
Genre Hip hop, Southern hip hop, alternative hip hop
Length 61:42
Label Nappy Roots Entertainment Group
Producer BIG AL 360, Big Block, James "Groove" Chambers, Joe Hop, Sol Messiah, Track Kingz
Nappy Roots chronology
Innerstate Music
The Humdinger
The Pursuit of Nappyness
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Artist Direct 3.5/5 stars link
DJ Booth 4/5 stars link
HipHopDX 4/5 stars link
Metromix (mixed) link 3.5/5 stars[citation needed]
RapReviews (8/10) link
Spin (5/10) link

The Humdinger is the third studio album by Kentucky-based hip hop group Nappy Roots, released on August 5, 2008,[1] the quintet's follow-up to their 2008 mixtape Cookout Muzik. It was announced to be released in 2005,[2] but was delayed several times.

The album is their first major album since their 2003 album, Wooden Leather, and first album released under their N.R.E.G label's partnership with Fontana Distribution. It is also their first album not to feature R. Prophet, who left the group to pursue a solo career.

Track listing[edit]

# Title Producer(s) Featured guest(s) Time
1 "Intro" 1:00
2 "Beads & Braids" Sol Messiah 3:51
3 "On My Way to GA" Sol Messiah 4:40
4 "Pole Position" Vision Slick & Rose 4:27
5 "Flex" Willy Will 3:55
6 "Swerve & Lean" Sol Messiah 4:21
7 "Good Day" BIG AL 360 Greg Street 3:41
8 "Down 'N' Out" Kevin 'Big Block' Freeman Anthony Hamilton 4:40
9 "Tinted Up" James "Groove" Chambers James "Groove" Chambers 4:00
10 "Fresh" Track Kingz 4:26
11 "Kalifornia Dreamin'" Sol Messiah Slick & Rose 3:55
12 "Who Got It???" Joe Hop - 3:24
13 "No Static" Sol Messiah Greg Nice 3:22
14 "Don't Stop" James "Groove" Chambers James "Groove" Chambers 3:53
15 "Panic Room" 3:11
16 "Small Town" Count Justice 4:58

Source: NREG, LLC Corporate Public Relations Department

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2008) Peak
U.S. Billboard 200 73
U.S. Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Albums 13
U.S. Billboard Rap Albums 7
U.S. Billboard Independent Albums 11


  1. ^, FishScales MySpace Page Retrieved on June 1, 2008
  2. ^ Nappy Roots Get Hummin' : Rolling Stone

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