The Fabulous Chi-Ali

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The Fabulous Chi-Ali
Studio album by Chi-Ali
Released March 24, 1992
Recorded 1990–1991 Calliope Studios, New York City, New York
Genre Hip hop
Length 56:58
Label Violator/Relativity Records
Producer The Beatnuts, Mista Lawnge

The Fabulous Chi-Ali is the first and only album by rapper Chi-Ali, a member of the Native Tongues.

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars [1]

It was released on March 24, 1992, on Relativity Records and was produced by The Beatnuts and Black Sheep's Mista Lawnge. The album managed to make it to #189 on the Billboard 200 and #8 on the Top Heatseekers and also produced three singles that made it to the Hot Rap Singles chart, "Age Ain't Nothin' But a #" (#6), "Roadrunner" (#9) and "Funky Lemonade" (#19).[2]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks produced by the Beatnuts, except track 6, produced by Mista Lawnge.

  1. "Intro"- :24
  2. "Maniac Psycho"- 3:15
  3. "Step Up"- 3:06
  4. "Funky Lemonade"- 3:38
  5. "In My Room"- 3:14
  6. "Age Ain't Nothin' But a #"- 4:27
  7. "Shorty Said Nah"- 5:04
  8. "Let the Horns Blow" (ft. Dres, Trugoy the Dove, Fashion & Phife Dawg) - 5:29
  9. "Roadrunner"- 3:54
  10. "The Fabulous Chi"- 2:43
  11. "Looped It"- 3:29
  12. "Check My Record"- 4:14
  13. "Murder Chi Wrote"- 4:15
  14. "Chi-Ali vs. Vanilla Shake"- 5:45
  15. "Jump to the Rhythm"- 4:06

Samples[edit]

Step Up

Funky Lemonade

In My Room

Ain't Ain't Nothin' But a #

Shorty Said Nah

Let The Horns Blow

Roadrunner

The Fabulous Chi

Check My Record

Murder Chi Wrote

Chi-Ali Vs. Vanilla Shake

Jump to the Rhythm

  • "Jam on the Groove" by Ralph McDonald
  • "Now That We Found Love" by Third World

Charts[edit]

Chart (1992) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard 200[3] 189
Billboard U.S. Heatseekers[3] 8

Singles[edit]

Year Single Chart positions[4]
US
Hot Rap Singles
1992 "Age Ain't Nothin' But A #" 6
"Roadrunner" 9
1993 "Funky Lemonade" 19

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Witt, Chris. Chi-Ali: The Fabulous Chi-Ali > Review at AllMusic. Retrieved 02 September 2011.
  2. ^ Rodkey, Scott (3 April 2001). "Chi-Ali :: The Fabulous Chi-Ali :: Relativity/Violator". RapReviews. Retrieved 14 December 2009. 
  3. ^ a b "Chi-Ali US albums chart history". allmusic.com. Retrieved 2011-09-02. 
  4. ^ "Chi-Ali US singles chart history". allmusic.com. Retrieved 2011-09-02.