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"Nappy Heads" is a song performed by Fugees, issued as the second single from the group's debut album Blunted on Reality. The song was co-produced by Pras and Wyclef Jean and written by Lauryn Hill.[4] Recorded in 1992 but not released until 1994,[3] the song became the group's first entry on the Billboard Hot 100, peaking at number 49.[5] The song also reached #1 on the Billboard dance chart.[5]

"Nappy Heads"
Fugees - Nappy Heads single cover.jpg
Single by Fugees
from the album Blunted on Reality
B-side"Some Seek Stardom"[1]
ReleasedFebruary 1, 1994 (1994-02-01)[2]
Format12", CD, cassette
Recorded1992 (1992)[3]
GenreHip hop
Length5:43 (album version)
4:38 (single edit)[1]
LabelRuffhouse
Songwriter(s)Lauryn Hill[4]
Producer(s)Brand X, Rashad Muhammad, Pras Michel, Wyclef Jean[1]
Fugees singles chronology
"Boof Baf"
(1993)
"Nappy Heads"
(1994)
"Vocab"
(1994)
Music video
"Nappy Heads" on YouTube

Chart positionsEdit

Chart (1994) Peak
position
US Billboard Hot 100[5] 49
US Hot Dance Music/Maxi-Singles Sales (Billboard)[5] 1
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks (Billboard)[5] 52
US Hot Rap Singles (Billboard)[5] 12
US Radio Songs (Billboard)[6] 68

Music videoEdit

The official music video for the song was directed by Max Malkin.[7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Fugees (Tranzlator Crew)* - Nappy Heads at Discogs". Discogs. Zink Media. Retrieved April 21, 2014.
  2. ^ "Amazon.com: Nappy Heads: Fugees (Tranzlator Crew): MP3 Downloads". Amazon.com. Retrieved April 21, 2014.
  3. ^ a b "Blunted On Reality Album Review, Songs, Ratings". Starpulse. Retrieved April 21, 2014.
  4. ^ a b "Nappy Heads - Fugees | Listen, Appearances, Song Review | AllMusic". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved April 21, 2014.
  5. ^ a b c d e f "Fugees | Awards | AllMusic". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved April 21, 2014.
  6. ^ "Fugees - Chart history - Billboard". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved April 22, 2014.
  7. ^ Garcia, Alex S. "mvdbase.com - the Fugees - "Nappy heads"". Music Video DataBase. Retrieved March 2, 2015.

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