Ghetto Story

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Ghetto Story
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Studio album by Cham
Released 15 August 2006 (2006-08-15) Flag of the United States.svg
Recorded 2005–2006
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Length66:29
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Cham chronology
Wow... The Story
(2000) Wow... The Story2000
Ghetto Story
(2006)
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Ghetto Story is the first album released on a major label by the Jamaican dancehall artist Cham, previously known as Baby Cham, released on 15 August 2006.

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Track listing

#TitleProducer(s)Featured performer(s)Time
1"Ghetto Story" Dave Kelly 4:10
2"Tic Toc"3:49
3"Rude Boy Pledge"3:33
4"Bring It On" (Remix)Majic Massey3:10
5"Don't Test Me"3:32
6"Wah Dem a Seh Now?"3:45
7"Fat Punnany Girl (Hottie Hottie Girl)"Majic Massey4:45
8"Bad Boys"Tia Jean3:56
9"Boom Boom" Rihanna 4:13
10"Talk to Me"4:11
11"Vitamin S"4:12
12"Love It Like That"3:26
13"Girl"Jimmy Cheez Trix3:50
14"Cham"3:11
15"Ghetto Story Chapter 2" Alicia Keys 4:45
16"Ghetto Story Chapter 3" Akon 4:22
17"Bad Mind" (bonus track)3:39

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References

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