Charge It 2 da Game

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Charge It 2 da Game
Studio album by Silkk the Shocker
Released February 17, 1998
Recorded 1997
Genre Southern Hip Hop, Gangsta Rap
Length 77:39
Label No Limit, Priority
Producer Master P (exec.), Beats By The Pound (co-exec.)
Carlos Stephens, Craig B, KLC, Mo B. Dick, Odell (producer)
Silkk the Shocker chronology
The Shocker
Charge It 2 Da Game
Made Man
Singles from Charge It 2 Da Game
  1. "Just Be Straight with Me"
    Released: January 23, 1998
  2. "It Ain't My Fault"
    Released: April 28, 1998
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]
Robert Christgau (3-star Honorable Mention)
NME (7/10)
The Source 4.0/5 stars
Los Angeles Times 3.5/4 stars
Rolling Stone 3.5/5 stars
RapReviews (4/10)
Washington Post (favorable)

Charge It 2 da Game is the second studio album by American rapper Silkk the Shocker, released February 17, 1998, on No Limit Records in the United States.

Charge It 2 Da Game debuted at #3 on the U.S. Billboard 200 and #1 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums selling 300,000 copies in its first week.[2]


The album features guest contributions by 8Ball, Destiny's Child, Mystikal, Snoop Dogg, Mia X, C-Murder and Master P. Producers for The Shocker such as Craig B and Mo B. Dick contribute to a limited number of beats on this album.


It was certified Platinum by the RIAA on March 25, 1998.[3] Two charting singles were released from the album, "Just Be Straight with Me" (featuring Master P and Destiny's Child), and "It Ain't My Fault" (featuring Mystikal).

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Producer(s) Length
1. "I'm a Soldier (featuring Master P, C-Murder, Fiend, Mystikal, Mac, Skull Duggery, Big Ed the Assassin, Lil' Gotti & Mia X)"   KLC 5:09
2. "Give Me the World"   Beats By The Pound 3:03
3. "Throw Yo Hood Up (featuring Master P & Snoop Dogg)"   Beats By The Pound 5:09
4. "Just Be Straight With Me (featuring Destiny's Child, Master P, Mo B. Dick & Odell (producer) "   Craig B 4:21
5. "If I Don't Gotta (featuring Fiend & Master P)"   Beats By The Pound 5:24
6. "Spotaggin (Skit)"   Beats By The Pound 0:23
7. "We Can Dance"   Beats By The Pound 5:18
8. "Mama Always Told Me (featuring 8Ball, C-Murder & Master P)"   Beats By The Pound 4:39
9. "You Ain't Gotta Lie to Kick It (featuring Mia X & Big Ed the Assassin)"   Beats By The Pound 5:03
10. "Thug 'N' Me (featuring Master P, Mo B. Dick, Ms. Peaches & Odell)"   Beats By The Pound 4:48
11. "All Night (featuring Mo B. Dick)"   Beats By The Pound 4:02
12. "Who Can I Trust?"   Beats By The Pound 3:35
13. "It Ain't My Fault (featuring Mystikal)"   Beats By The Pound 3:19
14. "What Gangstas Do (featuring Kane & Abel & Mo B. Dick)"   Beats By The Pound 3:56
15. "Ummm (Skit)"   Beats By The Pound 1:02
16. "Let Me Hit It (featuring Master P & Mystikal)"   KLC 2:42
17. "How Many Niggas? (featuring C-Murder, Master P, Mia X & Mystikal)"   Beats By The Pound 4:12
18. "Who I Be? (featuring Master P)"   Beats By The Pound 3:40
19. "Tell Me (performed by TRU)"   Beats By The Pound 4:29
20. "Me And You (featuring Master P)"   Beats By The Pound 3:25

Sample credits[edit]

  • Just Be Straight Wit Me -
  • "Just Be Good to Me" by S.O.S. Band

Chart history[edit]

Chart (1998) Peak Position
U.S Billboard 200 3
U.S Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums 1


"Just Be Straight with Me"

Chart (1998) Position
U.S. Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks 23
Hot Rap Singles 5
Billboard Hot 100 26

"It Ain't My Fault"

Chart (1998) Peak Position
U.S. Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks 11
Hot Rap Singles 3
Billboard Hot 100 18

See also[edit]