Cha Cha Cha (MC Lyte song)

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"Cha Cha Cha"
Single by MC Lyte
from the album Eyes on This
Released July 3, 1989
Format 12"
Recorded 1989
Genre Golden age hip hop
Length 3:02
Label Atlantic
Writer(s) King Of Chill[1]
Producer(s) King Of Chill[2]
MC Lyte singles chronology
Paper Thin
(1988)
Cha Cha Cha
(1989)
Stop, Look, Listen
(1989)

Cha Cha Cha is a single from MC Lyte's album Eyes on This. It was released on July 3, 1989.

Background[edit]

MC Lyte was only 17 when she made the song. The song contains a sample of "The Man-Machine" by Kraftwerk. The song spent 18 weeks on the Billboard Hot Rap Singles charts, peaking at the #1 spot.[3]

In 2008, it was ranked number 54 on VH1's 100 Greatest Songs of Hip Hop. She performed this song at the 2008 BET Hip Hop Awards.

The single was sampled in 7L & Esoteric's second EP release, Dangerous Connection, on a track called "Word Association". The song was also featured on the soundtrack of the video game Grand Theft Auto IV on the fictional in-game station "The Classics 104.1".

Charts[edit]

End of year chart Position
Hot Rap Singles 1

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