Mama Drama (Mia X album)

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Mama Drama
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Studio album by
ReleasedOctober 27, 1998
Recorded1997-1998
GenreSouthern Hip Hop, Gangsta Rap, Dirty Rap
Length77:24
Label
ProducerMaster P (exec.)
Beats By the Pound (exec.)
Mia X chronology
Unlady Like
(1997)
Mama Drama
(1998)
Singles from Mama Drama
  1. "What'cha Wanna Do"
    Released: 1998
  2. "Imma Shine"
    Released: 1998
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3/5 stars link
Entertainment WeeklyB link
Los Angeles Times3/4 stars link
Robert Christgau(choice cut) link
Rolling Stone2.5/5 stars link

Mama Drama is the third studio album released by American rapper Mia X, which was released on October 27, 1998, on No Limit Records, distributed by Priority Records and EMI, and featured production from Master P and Beats By the Pound. Many of the guests who appeared on the previous album returned for guest appearances on the album including Fat Joe and Charlie Wilson.

Background and singles[edit]

The album would turn out to be Mia X's most successful, charting at #9 on the Billboard 200 and #3 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums charts selling 120,223 copies in its first week. The single "What'cha Wanna Do" also found huge success, making it to #41 on the Billboard Hot 100, 4 on the Hot Rap Tracks and 32 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks. By march 3 2000, the album was certified double platinum selling 2.8 million copies in the U.S. Despite its success this is Mia X's last album with No Limit.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Bring It On"- 5:10 (featuring Fiend, Mystikal, C-Murder, Mac & Skull Duggery)(Produced by KLC)
  2. "What'cha Wanna Do"- 4:40 (featuring Charlie Wilson)(Produced by KLC & Craig B)
  3. "Don't Start No Shit"- 3:55 (featuring Master P & C-Murder)(produced by Craig B)
  4. "Mama Drama"- 2:56 (featuring Fiend)(produced by KLC)
  5. "Imma Shine"- 4:03 (featuring O'Dell)(produced by Craig B)
  6. "I Think Somebody"- 3:03 (featuring Fiend)(produced by KLC)
  7. "Mama's Tribute"- 3:59 (produced by KLC)
  8. "What's Ya Point"- 4:19 (featuring Fat Joe & Snoop Dogg)(produced by Craig B)
  9. "Thugs Like Me"- 3:57 (produced by KLC)
  10. "Ride or Run"- 3:20 (featuring Big Ed & Steady Mobb'n)(produced by Carlos)
  11. "Tru Bitches"- 3:07 (produced by Craig B)
  12. "Puttin' It Down"- 3:55 (featuring Fiend, Mystikal, Mac & Kane & Abel)(produced by KLC)
  13. "Ghetto Livin'"- 4:03 (featuring Ghetto Commission & O'Dell)(produced by Carlos)
  14. "Play Wit Pussy"- 3:47 (featuring Fiend)(produced by KLC)
  15. "Don't Blame Me"- 4:08 (featuring C-Murder & Mr. Serv-On)(produced by Carlos)
  16. "Daddy"- 4:12(produced by O'dell)
  17. "Like Dat"- 3:58 (produced by Craig B)
  18. "Sex Ed."- 4:44 (featuring Silkk The Shocker & Porsha)(produced by O'dell)
  19. "Flip & Rip"- 3:18 (featuring Mac)(produced by KLC)
  20. "Fallen Angels" (Dear Jil)"- 3:10(produced by O'dell)

Credits and personnel[edit]

  • Mia X- vocals, rapping
  • Craig B. - Producer
  • Big Ed - Guest Artist, Performer, Primary Artist
  • Big Man - Vocals
  • Boz- Vocals
  • Carlos - Producer
  • C-Murder Composer, Guest Artist, Performer, Primary Artist
  • Byron Dollioli - Primary Artist
  • Fat Joe - Guest Artist, Performer, Primary Artist
  • Fiend - Featured Artist, Guest Artist, Performer, Primary Artist
  • Ghetto Commission - Guest Artist, Performer, Primary Artist
  • Leslie Henderson- Photography
  • K Lou - Bass
  • Kane & Abel -Performer, Primary Artist
  • KLC- Producer
  • M.A.C. - Guest Artist, Primary Artist
  • Mac - Primary Artist
  • Larry Mac - Composer
  • Master P - Executive Producer, Guest Artist, Performer, Primary Artist
  • Mr. Serv-On - Guest Artist, Performer, Primary Artist
  • Mystikal - Featured Artist, Guest Artist, Performer, Primary Artist, Unknown
  • O'Dell - Primary Artist, Producer, Vocals
  • Porsha Vocals
  • Oliver Scott Composer
  • Carol Sheridan Photography
  • Silkk the Shocker- Guest Artist, Primary Artist, Vocals
  • Skull Duggrey- Performer, Primary Artist
  • Snoop Dogg- Composer, Guest Artist, Performer, Primary Artist
  • Steady Mobb'n - Composer, Performer, Primary Artist
  • Anita Thomas - Vocals
  • Mark Trentecosta Guitar
  • Wendy Weary - Primary Artist, Vocals
  • Ronnie Wilson- Composer

Charts[edit]

Chart (1998) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard 200 9
U.S. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums 3