The Fabulous Chi-Ali

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The Fabulous Chi-Ali
Fabulous Chi Ali.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedMarch 24, 1992
StudioCalliope Studios (New York, NY)
GenreHip hop
LabelRelativity Records
Singles from The Fabulous Chi-Ali
  1. "Age Ain't Nothin' But a #"
    Released: February 11, 1992
  2. "Roadrunner"
    Released: June 9, 1992
  3. "Let the Horns Blow/Funky Lemonade"
    Released: December 8, 1992
Professional ratings
Review scores
AllMusic2.5/5 stars[1]

The Fabulous Chi-Ali is the only studio album by American rapper and the Native Tongues member Chi-Ali. It was released on March 24, 1992 via Relativity Records. Recording sessions took place at Calliope Studios in New York City. Production was handled by The Beatnuts, except for one song produced by Black Sheep's Mista Lawnge. It features guest appearances from Trugoy the Dove of De La Soul, Dres of Black Sheep, Fashion of the Beatnuts and Phife Dawg of A Tribe Called Quest.

The album peaked at #189 on the Billboard 200 and #8 on the Heatseekers Albums in the United States. It spawned three singles: "Age Ain't Nothin' But a #", "Roadrunner" and "Let the Horns Blow"/"Funky Lemonade", which made it to #6, #9 and #19 on the Hot Rap Singles chart.

Track listing[edit]

All music composed by The Beatnuts, except track 6 produced by Mista Lawnge.

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" (featuring Dres, Trugoy the Dove, Fashion & Phife Dawg)5:29
9."Roadrunner" (featuring Trugoy the Dove)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
Total length:56:58

Chart history[edit]

Chart (1992) Peak
US Billboard 200[3] 189
US Heatseekers Albums (Billboard)[4] 8


  1. ^ Witt, Chris. "The Fabulous Chi-Ali - Chi-Ali | Songs, Reviews, Credits". AllMusic. Retrieved March 18, 2019.
  2. ^ Rodkey, Scott (April 3, 2001). "Chi-Ali :: The Fabulous Chi-Ali :: Relativity/Violator". Retrieved March 18, 2019.
  3. ^ "Chi-Ali Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved March 18, 2019.
  4. ^ "Chi-Ali Chart History (Heatseekers Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved March 18, 2019.

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