Ghetto Street Funk

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Ghetto Street Funk
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Studio album by P.A.
Released November 9, 1993
Recorded 1992-1993
Genre Southern hip hop
Label Savvy, MCA
Producer Organized Noize
DJ Toomp
P.A. chronology
Ghetto Street Funk
Straight No Chase
(1998) Straight No Chase1998
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Ghetto Street Funk is the debut album by Dungeon Family group members P.A. (Parental Advisory), released in November 9, 1993 on MCA Records. It is mainly produced by Organized Noize.

The Dungeon Family is a hip hop/R&B/soul musical collective, based in Atlanta, Georgia and specializing in Southern hip hop with heavy funk and soul influences. The group derives its name from "The Dungeon", the name given to record producer Rico Wade's studio, located in the basement of his mother's house, where many of the early members of the collective did their first recordings. Rico Wade, Ray Murray, and Sleepy Brown constitute the production/songwriting team Organized Noize, who have produced hits for the main popular Dungeon Family groups Outkast and Goodie Mob.

P.A. was a Southern hip hop trio, part of the Atlanta-based Dungeon Family. The group composed of rappers/producers James "Mello" Hollins, Kawan "K.P." Prather and Maurice "Big Reese" Sinclair. In 1993, they released their debut studio album, Ghetto Street Funk. In 1998, they released their second full-length titled Straight No Chase via DreamWorks Records. The single "Like We Do" became a southern anthem while the group’s second single, "Reservations" secured a spot on the Blade (soundtrack) earning the group a Gold Record for the soundtrack. My Life, Your Entertainment was the group's third album overall and their second record distributed by DreamWorks as well. The single "Sundown" featuring 8Ball filled the southeastern airwaves while BET played the video in heavy rotation.

MCA Records US record label, imprint of MCA Records, Inc.

MCA Records was an American major record label owned by MCA Inc., which later gave way to the larger MCA Music Entertainment Group, which the label was part of until its dissolution in 2003. The label's country division MCA Nashville is a still active imprint of Universal Music Group Nashville.

Track listing

  1. ""Strictly Butcher" - 3:34
  2. "Da Boom" - 4:34
  3. "Lifeline (Remix)" - 4:39
  4. "Bullshit" - 0:22
  5. "Maniac" - 4:17
  6. "BB" - 4:33
  7. "Sex in da Morning" - 2:50
  8. "Ghetto Break" (Interlude) - 5:30
  9. "Ghetto Head Hunta" - 3:28
  10. "Let Loose the Lingo" - 4:12
  11. "Manifest" - 4:08
  12. "Milk" - 3:14
  13. "Reyes Not Fall" - 3:58
  14. "Da End" - 0:21

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