Straight No Chase

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Straight No Chase
Studio album by
ReleasedJuly 21, 1998 (US)
Genre Southern hip hop
Label DreamWorks
Producer P.A. [1]
Parental Advisory chronology
Ghetto Street Funk
Straight No Chase
My Life, Your Entertainment
Professional ratings
Review scores
AllMusic Star full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar empty.svg [2]
The Atlanta Constitution B [3]

Straight No Chase is the second studio album by the Dungeon Family associates P.A., released 1998 via DreamWorks Records. [1] [4]


The album peaked at No. 90 on Billboard's Top R&B Albums chart. [5]

Critical reception

The Record wrote that the album "incorporates live instrumentation and pure singing as a natural outgrowth of the compositions, rather than a gimmick or gesture." [6] The Atlanta Constitution thought that "spaghetti guitars, soul and rock propel this sample-free and cinematic sophomore effort." [3]

AllMusic called Straight No Chase "a brilliantly funky, unpredictable record that veers between street hip-hop, soul, rock and funk." [2]

Track listing

  1. Resurrection
  2. Like We Do
  3. China White
  4. Crime Don't Pay
  5. Ecstasy
  6. Po Hustlin'
  7. Dope Stories
  8. Temptation
  9. The Lick
  10. 10K Ho
  11. Whoever Who
  12. Reservations
  13. WPA Radio
  14. Southern Bread
  15. Paradise
  16. A Word to the Underachiever

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