Walk It Out (Unk song)

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"Walk It Out"
Walk It Out.jpg
Single by Unk
from the album Beat'n Down Yo Block!
ReleasedAugust 2006
Recorded2006
GenreCrunk
Length2:53
4:55 (remix)
LabelBig Oomp Records/Koch Records
Songwriter(s)Montay Humphrey, Anthony Platt
Howard Simmons
Producer(s)Unk
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 was played on the radio in Atlanta starting in March 2006 but did not gain popularity nationwide until September of that year. The song peaked at number 10 on the Billboard Hot 100, giving him the first top-ten single of his career.

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 was featured in the one of the Secret Life of Pets 2 trailer.

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

Charts[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart Peak
position
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
US Rhythmic (Billboard)[5] 16

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2007) Position
US Billboard Hot 100[6] 30
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[7] 21
US Rhythmic (Billboard)[8] 33

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Unk Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved April 15, 2013.
  2. ^ "Unk Chart History (Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved April 15, 2013.
  3. ^ "Unk Album & Song Chart History". Billboard Pop 100 for Unk. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved April 15, 2013. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |work= (help)
  4. ^ "Unk Chart History (Hot Rap Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved April 15, 2013.
  5. ^ "Unk Chart History (Rhythmic)". Billboard. Retrieved December 1, 2019.
  6. ^ "Hot 100 Songs". Billboard. Retrieved February 16, 2018.
  7. ^ "Year-End Charts: R&B/Hip-Hop Songs - 2007". Billboard. Retrieved February 16, 2018.
  8. ^ "Rhythmic Songs – Year-End 2007". Billboard. Retrieved December 1, 2019.

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