"Humpin'" is a 1980 song by The Gap Band, from their fifth album The Gap Band III released as a single in 1981. The original B-side, "No Hiding Place", was originally released on The Gap Band II. The song had mixed chart success, only peaking at #60 R&B, but busting into the top-20 on the dance charts. "Humpin'" is a fan-favorite, featured on almost all of the band's compilation albums Like their previous release, "Burn Rubber on Me", "Humpin'" was later packaged and placed as part of a single with "Yearning for Your Love" as the A-side.
|Single by The Gap Band|
|from the album The Gap Band III|
|A-side||"Burn Rubber on Me (Why You Wanna Hurt Me)"|
|B-side||"No Hiding Place"|
|Songwriter(s)||Charlie Wilson, Lonnie Simmons, Rudy Taylor|
|The Gap Band singles chronology|
To date, the song has been sampled four times:
- "Humpin'" by the College Boyz from their 1992 album Radio Fusion Radio.
- "Bumpin'" by Paperboy from his 1992 album The Nine Yards.
- "You Got Me Humpin'" by Adina Howard from her 1995 album Do You Wanna Ride?
- "Doggfather" from Snoop Doggy Dogg's 1996 album Tha Doggfather. This song featured the Gap Band's lead singer, Charlie Wilson, who worked extensively with Snoop on the whole Tha Doggfather album.