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