H.N.I.C. 3

H.N.I.C. 3 is the third studio album by American hip hop recording artist Prodigy of gangsta rap duo Mobb Deep. The album was released on July 3, 2012 under Infamous Records.[5] The album is the third and final installment of Prodigy's H.N.I.C. series. The album features guest appearances from Wiz Khalifa, T.I., Willie Taylor of Day26 and his Mobb Deep cohort Havoc. The album's production was handled by Sid Roams, Beat Butcha, Young L, S.C., Ty Fyffe and T.I., as well as Prodigy's frequent collaborator The Alchemist. H.N.I.C. 3 debuted at #105 on the Billboard 200 chart.

H.N.I.C. 3
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Studio album by
ReleasedJuly 3, 2012 (2012-07-03)
GenreHip hop
Length71:39
LabelInfamous Records, RED Distribution
ProducerThe Alchemist, Sid Roams, Beat Butcha, Young L, S.C., Ty Fyffe, T.I.
Prodigy chronology
H.N.I.C. 2
(2008)
H.N.I.C. 3
(2012)
The Bumpy Johnson Album
(2012)
Alternative cover
Deluxe Edition artwork
Deluxe Edition artwork
Singles from H.N.I.C. Part 3
  1. "Gangsta Love"
    Released: April 17, 2012
  2. "Pretty Thug"
    Released: June 5, 2012
  3. "Get Money"
    Released: July 2, 2012
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3.5/5 stars[1]
HipHopDX2.5/5 stars[2]
RapReviews4/10[3]
Pitchfork Media(5.5/10)[4]

Track listingEdit

No.TitleProducer(s)Length
1."Without Rhyme or Reason"The Alchemist2:47
2."Slept On"The Alchemist3:02
3."Pretty Thug"Ty Fyffe4:10
4."My Angel" (featuring Willie Taylor of Day 26)Beat Butcha3:58
5."Co-Pilot" (featuring Wiz Khalifa)The Colombians4:30
6."Live"The Alchemist4:26
7."Make It Hot"Young L4:11
8."Get Money" (featuring Boogz Boogetz)Young L5:24
9."Life Is What You Make It"S.C.2:21
10."Award Show Life"S.C.3:35
11."Who You Bullshittin'" (Mobb Deep)Sid Roams3:51
12."Skull & Bones"Beat Butcha3:06
13."Smack That Bitch" (featuring Esther)Valentino5:50
14."Let Me Show You" (featuring Vaughn Anthony)Ty Fyffe4:48
15."Gangsta Love" (featuring Esther)Zam4:26
16."What's Happening" (featuring T.I.)T.I.4:07
Deluxe edition bonus tracks
No.TitleProducer(s)Length
17."Hate to Love You"Maurice "Mo Betta" Brown3:17
18."Ms. Bad Ass"Oh No2:02
19."G-Up"Oh No2:43
20."Serve 'Em"The Alchemist2:25

ChartsEdit

Chart (2012) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[6] 105
US Independent Albums (Billboard)[7] 17
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[8] 16
US Top Rap Albums (Billboard)[9] 15

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ David Jeffries (2012-07-03). "H.N.I.C. 3 - Prodigy | Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards". AllMusic. Retrieved 2015-06-14.
  2. ^ RomanCooper (2012-07-14). "Prodigy - H.N.I.C. 3". HipHopDX. Archived from the original on 2014-12-31. Retrieved 2015-06-14.
  3. ^ "Feature for August 28, 2012 - Prodigy's "H.N.I.C. 3"". Rapreviews.com. 2012-08-28. Retrieved 2015-06-14.
  4. ^ Sargent, Jordan (April 3, 2012). "Prodigy: H.N.I.C. 3 Album Review". Pitchfork.
  5. ^ Prodigy Enlists T.I., Wiz Khalifa, Havoc For "H.N.I.C. 3" HipHopDX.
  6. ^ "Prodigy Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved July 24, 2012.
  7. ^ "Prodigy Chart History (Independent Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved July 24, 2012.
  8. ^ "Prodigy Chart History (Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved July 24, 2012.
  9. ^ "Prodigy Chart History (Top Rap Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved July 24, 2012.