KMD ‎– Mr. Hood

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The debut album from KMD, released in 1991. The singles released off the album were "Peachfuzz", "Who Me?" and "Nitty Gritty".

Tracklist

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Mr. Hood At Piocalles Jewelry/Crackpot 2:49
Who Me? (With An Answer From Dr. Bert) 3:32
Boogie Man! 3:49
Mr. Hood Meets Onyx 2:15
Subroc's Mission 4:00
Humrush 3:26
Figure Of Speech 3:44
Bananapeel Blues 3:54
2 And Ya Don't Stop!
Nitty Gritty 4:46
Trial 'N Error 4:09
Hard Wit No Hoe 3:53
Mr. Hood Gets A Haircut 1:18
808 Man 3:53
Boy Who Cried Wolf 3:36
Peachfuzz 4:01
Preacher Porkchop 2:42
Soulflexin' 3:52

Versions (23)

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
60977-1, 9 60977-1 KMD Mr. Hood(LP, Album) Elektra, Elektra 60977-1, 9 60977-1 US 1991 Sell This Version
60977-2, 9 60977-2 KMD Mr. Hood(CD, Album) Elektra, Elektra 60977-2, 9 60977-2 US 1991 Sell This Version
WMC5-364 KMD Mr. Hood(CD, Album) Elektra WMC5-364 Japan 1991 Sell This Version
7559-60977-2 KMD Mr. Hood(CD, Album) Elektra 7559-60977-2 Canada 1991 Sell This Version
7559-60977-2 KMD Mr. Hood(CD, Album) Elektra 7559-60977-2 Germany 1991 Sell This Version
60977-2 KMD Mr. Hood(CD, Album, Lon) Elektra 60977-2 US 1991 Sell This Version
7559-60977-4 KMD Mr. Hood(Cass, Album) Elektra 7559-60977-4 Europe 1991 Sell This Version
9 60977-1 AR Pressing KMD Mr. Hood(Cass, Album) Elektra 9 60977-1 AR Pressing US 1991 Sell This Version
9 60977-4 K.M.D.* Mr. Hood(Cass, Album, AR) Elektra 9 60977-4 US 1991 Sell This Version
9 60977-4, 60977-4 K.M.D.* Mr. Hood(Cass, Album, SR,) Elektra, Elektra 9 60977-4, 60977-4 US 1991 Sell This Version
9 60977-4 K.M.D.* Mr. Hood(Cass, Album, Unofficial) Elektra 9 60977-4 US 1991 Sell This Version
7559-60977-1 KMD Mr. Hood(LP, Album) Elektra 7559-60977-1 Europe 1991 Sell This Version
MF 100 KMD Mr. Hood(CD, Album, RE) Metal Face MF 100 US 2000 Sell This Version
TEG-75504 KMD Mr. Hood (2xLP, Album, RE, TP) Traffic Entertainment Group TEG-75504 US 2004 Sell This Version
TEG 75504-1 KMD Mr. Hood(2xLP, Album, RE) Traffic Entertainment Group TEG 75504-1 US 2004 Sell This Version
TEG 75504-1 KMD Mr. Hood(2xLP, Album, RE) Traffic Entertainment Group TEG 75504-1 US 2004 Sell This Version
KAMECD-5, WQCP-418 KMD Mr. Hood(CD, Album, RE) Cold Slammin', Elektra, Warner Music KAMECD-5, WQCP-418 Japan 2006 Sell This Version
TEG-75504-2 KMD Mr. Hood(CD, Album, RE) Traffic Entertainment Group TEG-75504-2 US 2006 Sell This Version
GET52738-LP KMD Mr. Hood(2xLP, Album, Ltd, RE, Tri) Get On Down, Elektra GET52738-LP US 2021 Sell This Version
KM-45LP KMD Mr. Hood(2xLP, Album, RE, Unofficial) Elektra (2) KM-45LP US Unknown Sell This Version
60977-4 K.M.D.* Mr. Hood(Cass, Album, Ltd, Promo, SR,) Elektra 60977-4 Unknown Sell This Version
KM45 KMD Mr. Hood(LP, Album, RE) Not On Label KM45 UK Unknown Sell This Version
KM45 KMD Mr. Hood(LP, Album, RE, Unofficial) Elektra (2) KM45 Unknown Sell This Version

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rsenist

rsenist

August 13, 2021
referencing Mr. Hood, 2xLP, Album, Ltd, RE, Tri, GET52738-LP
This is one of the best looking records in my collection. Sound quality is excellent as well.
c.h.e.r.o.k.e.e

c.h.e.r.o.k.e.e

July 17, 2021
referencing Mr. Hood, 2xLP, Album, Ltd, RE, Tri, GET52738-LP
Records are super clean, no scuffs, no scratches....and dead flat. Great pressing, these look and sound amazing!!
ianrlalis34

ianrlalis34

July 17, 2021
referencing Mr. Hood, 2xLP, Album, Ltd, RE, Tri, GET52738-LP
I love the look of this pressing and it sounds great too. So worth waking up at 4am for
dylaf

dylaf

November 15, 2020
referencing Mr. Hood, LP, Album, 7559-60977-1
Great pressing on this German release; was sent in error when ordering a replacement USA OG press, but kept this as it sounds great! The same issues with a low- ish volume press (but nothing like as bad as '3 Feet High & Rising' or 'Done By The Forces Of Nature'), but a clean bright pressing.
wewantvinyl

wewantvinyl

October 3, 2020
referencing Mr. Hood, 2xLP, Album, RE, TEG 75504-1

Distortion during bass sections on my copy. Not the cleanest pressing.
boknowshiphop

boknowshiphop

May 15, 2018
referencing Mr. Hood, LP, Album, RE, KM45
What is going on at discogs? This is not an unofficial release. This is an independent reissue released by doom around the early 2000’s and should be made available for purchase.
clodgrumble

clodgrumble

January 19, 2015
referencing Mr. Hood, 2xLP, Album, RE, TEG 75504-1
Anyone else getting loads of sibilance on their copy?
pyenapple

pyenapple

June 3, 2012
edited over 9 years ago
referencing Mr. Hood, 2xLP, Album, RE, TEG 75504-1

PERFECT DOUBLE VINYL REISSUE OF "MR. HOOD"...EXCEPT FOR ONE TINY DETAIL
This double vinyl pressing was much-needed; the vastness of "Mr. Hood" needed room to breathe in a huge way. Artists like K.M.D. who put out long albums shouldn't be punished by having those albums edited or crammed onto single LPs, which only results in crappy sound and quiet grooves. (Similar examples: De La Soul's "De La Soul Is Dead", which sounds horrifyingly quiet and bassless on LP, and the nearly-inaudible Digital Underground LP of "Sons Of The P", which begs for huge rolling bass and utterly fails to deliver on the original vinyl pressing.) My only beef with this reissue is that this double vinyl version thoughtlessly splits the songs "Nitty Gritty" and "Trial 'N Error" over sides B and C and ruins the brilliant transition where they flip a cut-up Q-Tip vocal sample. On this reissue, "Nitty Gritty" is last track on record 1, side B, and "Trial 'N' Error" is first track on record 1, side C — but they were originally back to back as the first two tracks on side B of the original 1991 vinyl LP and the original cassette. Splitting these two songs up really ruins the subtle, slick transition at the end of NG wherein there's a sped-up and chopped-up Q-Tip vocal sample from the A Tribe Called Quest track "Push it Along" — Q changes from saying "it's the nitty gritty, it's the nitty gritty", which is heard throughout the "Nitty Gritty" to: "it's the trial 'n error, more like trial 'n error" at the very end. The effect of KMD's frankly brilliant and subtle flip from one track into another is really lost when you have to stop and put on the second record. Admittedly, this is a small thing. But on an album that succeeds 100% on every conceivable level, all those tiny details matter, you know? When you mess with the carefully thought-out track order and flow, you're changing the experience of a masterpiece. But...like I said, the sound quality is great. For seamless segues and transitions I guess I'll just go with the lossless digital version of the album, the vinyl's mostly for playing out anyway. ;)
pyenapple

pyenapple

April 21, 2011
edited over 10 years ago
referencing Mr. Hood, CD, Album, 60977-2, 9 60977-2

In my top ten hip hop albums I've ever heard. Every facet of this album is fantastic, from the production and beats to the sound of Zevlove X and Onyx's voices, their lyrics, the rhymes. No two songs sound the same on this, and the sample sources used in building up the tracks are bonkers. Language translation LPs, Sesame Street records? (SD50s and Prince Paul were kind of on a similar trip back then with the wacky-but-funky sonics.) Some tracks are more topical, some tell stories...the in-between skits are hilarious and thought-provoking at the same time. The Brand Nubian guest appearance on "Nitty Gritty" is unreal it's so good. And the CD bonus track "Gasface Refill" is a dope sequel to KMD's debut on wax, on 3rd Bass's single "The Gas Face". (It wasn't originally on cassette or vinyl versions, but later appeared on the vinyl reissue.) Pound for pound, this thing was almost better than "De La Soul Is Dead" or "The Low End Theory", which dropped the same year (that amazing run of unstoppably creative 1991 hip hop albums). ...Almost.