Hood Took Me Under

"Hood Took Me Under"
Single by Compton's Most Wanted
from the album Music to Driveby
Released July 19, 1992
Recorded 1992
Studio Big Beat Soundlabs (Los Angeles, CA)
Length 3:39
Compton's Most Wanted singles chronology
"Growin' Up in tha Hood"

"Hood Took Me Under"

"This Is Compton 2000"

Music video
"Hood Took Me Under" on YouTube

"Hood Took Me Under" is a song by American West Coast hip hop group Compton's Most Wanted, released as a single from their third studio album Music to Driveby. Its lyrics were written and performed by MC Eiht. It was recorded at Big Beat Soundlabs in Los Angeles, produced by DJ Mike T, and released via Orpheus Records/Epic Records. The song samples Isaac Hayes' version of "Walk On By".[1] The single peaked at #5 on the Hot Rap Songs and at #63 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles Sales in the United States.

The song was featured in 2004 video game Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas in the fictional radio station Radio Los Santos. In the music video, several scenes depict gang-life in Los Angeles, and a little boy is shown growing up with the gangs and ending up in prison.

Track listing [ edit ]

All lyrics are written by Aaron Tyler; all music is composed by Michael Bryant, except for tracks 5 and 6 composed with Terry Allen.

No. Title Length
1. "Hood Took Me Under (Radio Remix)" (Clean Version) 3:39
2. "Hood Took Me Under (Remix)" 3:39
3. "Hood Took Me Under (Remix Instrumental)" (Uncensored) 3:39
4. "Hood Took Me Under (O.G. Radio Mix)" (Clean Version) 3:39
5. "Who's Fucking Who? (O.G. Mix)" (LP Version) 1:46
6. "Who's Fucking Who? (O.G. Instrumental)" 1:46

Personnel [ edit ]

Charts [ edit ]

Chart (1992) Peak

US Hot Rap Songs (Billboard)[2] 5

References [ edit ]

  1. ^ "Hood Took Me Under by Compton's Most Wanted on WhoSampled". WhoSampled. Retrieved August 28, 2019.
  2. ^ "Comptons Most Wanted Chart History (Hot Rap Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved August 28, 2019.

External links [ edit ]

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