Wooden Leather

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Wooden Leather
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Studio album by Nappy Roots
Released August 26, 2003 (U.S.)
Genre Alternative hip hop, Southern hip hop
Label Atlantic
Producer Raphael Saadiq
Lil Jon
Kanye West
Mike City
Troy Johnson
Kevin Mitchell
Mr. DJ
Mike Caren
Jake and the Phatman
Sol Messiah
Freddie McIntosh
Big Block
Nappy Roots chronology
Watermelon, Chicken & Gritz
Wooden Leather
Innerstate Music
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic (79/100) [1]
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [2]
Blender 3/5 stars [3]
Entertainment Weekly A− [4]
PopMatters 8/10 stars [1][5]
RapReviews (8.5/10) [6]
Rolling Stone 3/5 stars [7]
Spin (6/10) [8]
USA Today 3/4 stars [9]
Vibe 4/5 stars [1]

Wooden Leather is the second studio album by Kentucky-based rap sextet band Nappy Roots, to their first album Watermelon, Chicken & Gritz. It was released on August 26, 2003 and featured singles "Roun' the Globe", and "Sick and Tired" (featuring Anthony Hamilton).

Track listing[edit]

# Title Producer(s) Featured guest(s) Samples Time
1 "Intro" Freddie "Mac" Mcintosh 0:30
2 "Good God Almighty" Needlz Contains excerpts from "Don't Rip Me Off" by Tennyson Stephens 4:23
3 "Nappy Roots Day" David Banner Contains excerpts from Holiday by the Beegees. 4:05
4 "Roun' The Globe" Mike City Contains background vocals by Black from Playa 4:03
5 "Lac Dogs & Hogs" Troy Johnson 4:21
6 Sick & Tired Mike Caren, Big Block (co.) Anthony Hamilton 4:21
7 "Twang" Briss 4:07
8 "Leave This Morning" Raphael Saadiq, Jake and the Phatman Raphael Saadiq 4:16
9 "Work In Progress" Raphael Saadiq, Jake and the Phatman Raphael Saadiq 4:36
10 "Push On" Mike City Anthony Hamilton 3:58
11 "No Good" Brian Kidd Contains sample from "Allah Allah Desem Gelsem" by Turkish Folk music artist Muhlis Akarsu. This sample would be later used in Nelly Furtado's song "Wait for You" in her 2006 album "Loose". 5:14
12 "These Walls" Kanye West 3:53
13 "War/Peace" David Banner 4:19
14 "Roll Again" Mr. DJ, Sol Messiah Background vocals by Aura J Contains samples from "If Loving You Is Wrong"
by Homer Banks, Carl Hampton and Raymond Jackson
15 "What Cha Gonna Do? (The Anthem)" Lil Jon 4:08
16 "Light & Dark" Organic Anthony Hamilton 4:23
17 "Outro" Freddie "Mac" McIntosh 0:30
18 "Roun' The Globe (Collipark Remix)" Original by Mike City remixed by Mr. Collipark Ying Yang Twins Contains samples from Doo Doo Brown by Frank Ski 4:08

Album charts[edit]

Chart (2003) Position
U.S. Billboard 200 12
U.S. Top Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Albums 9



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