Ain't No Other

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Ain't No Other
Aint No other.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedJune 22, 1993 (1993-06-22)
Recorded1992–1993
GenreHip hop
Length60:08
Label
Producer
MC Lyte chronology
Act Like You Know
(1991)
Ain't No Other
(1993)
Bad As I Wanna B
(1996)
Singles from Ain't No Other
  1. "Ruffneck"
    Released: May 27, 1993
  2. "I Go On"
    Released: 1993
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3/5 stars[1]
Robert ChristgauA−[2]
The Village Voicefavorable[3]
Rolling Stone3.5/5 stars[4]

Ain't No Other is the fourth album released by American rapper MC Lyte. It was released on June 22, 1993, on First Priority Music/Atlantic Records and produced by Audio Two, Backspin, Markell Riley, Franklin Grant, Tyrone Fyffe, "Lil" Chris Smith, Funk, Sir Scratch and Walter "Mucho" Scott.

Ain't No Other slightly improved on the charts from her last album, peaking at #90 on the Billboard 200 and #16 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums and producing two charting singles "I Go On" which peaked at #27 on the Hot Rap Singles and the more successful "Ruffneck" which made it to #1 on the Hot Rap Singles, #35 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #25 on the Rhythmic Top 40. "Ruffneck" was also featured on EA's 2005 release NBA Street v3.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Intro"- 0:19
  2. "Brooklyn" (Lana Moorer, Tyrone Fyffe, Franklin Grant, Markell Riley) - 4:03
  3. "Ruffneck" (Lana Moorer, Aquil Davidson, Markell Riley, Walter Scott) - 3:57
  4. "What's My Name Yo" (Lana Moorer, Kevin McKenzie, Scott McKenzie) - 3:38
  5. "Lil Paul" (Lana Moorer, Funk) - 3:27
  6. "Ain't No Other" (Lana Moorer, Backspin) - 3:36
  7. "Hard Copy" (Linque Ayoung, Backspin) featuring Lin Que and Makeba Mooncycle (Kink Ez)- 2:30
  8. "Fuck That Motherfucking Bullshit" (Vaughn Alford, Kirk Robinson) - 3:17
  9. "Intro"- 0:05
  10. "I Go On" (Lana Moorer, Aquil Davidson, Franklin Grant, Markell Riley) - 4:47
  11. "One Nine Nine Three" (Lana Moorer, Backspin) - 3:27
  12. "Never Heard Nothin' Like This" (Kirk Robinson) - 3:06
  13. "Can I Get Some Dap" (Lana Moorer, Backspin) - 3:34
  14. "Let Me Adem" (Lana Moorer, Backspin) - 3:22
  15. "Steady Fucking" (Lana Moorer, Kirk Robinson, Nat Robinson) - 5:08
  16. "Who's House"- 4:50
  17. "I Cram to Understand U"- 7:04

Personnel[edit]

  • Nat Robinson - executive producer
  • Herb Powers, Jr. - mastering
  • Merlyn Rosenberg - photography
  • Lynn Kowalewski - art direction

Charts[edit]

Chart (1993) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[5] 90
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[6] 16

As of June 2007 the album has sold 238,000 copies in United States according to Nielsen Soundscan.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ain't No Other at AllMusic
  2. ^ "Robert Christgau: CG: MC Lyte". Robertchristgau.com. Retrieved 9 April 2019.
  3. ^ "Robert Christgau: Rude Girls Rule: Boss, MC Lyte, Yo Yo, Roxanne Shanté". Robertchristgau.com. Retrieved 9 April 2019.
  4. ^ Harris, Keith (2004). "MC Lyte". In Brackett, Nathan; Hoard, Christian (eds.). The New Rolling Stone Album Guide (4th ed.). Simon & Schuster. p. 526. ISBN 0-7432-0169-8.
  5. ^ "MC Lyte Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard.
  6. ^ "MC Lyte Chart History (Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums)". Billboard.
  7. ^ "Billboard". Nielsen Business Media, Inc. 9 June 2007. p. 24. Retrieved 9 April 2019 – via Internet Archive. mc lyte nielsen soundscan. Cite magazine requires |magazine= (help)