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Studio album by Musiq Soulchild
Released November 14, 2000
Recorded 1999-2000
Genre R&B, neo soul
Length 64:50
Label Def Soul
Producer Vidal Davis & Andre Harris, Scratch, Carvin "Ransum" Haggins & Ivan "Orthodox" Barias, Vikter Duplaix, Osunlade, James Poyser
Musiq Soulchild chronology
- Aijuswanaseing
Singles from Aijuswanaseing
  1. "Just Friends"
    Released: August 29, 2000
  2. "Love"
    Released: December 25, 2000
  3. "Girl Next Door"
    Released: May 22, 2001
A sample of Musiq Soulchild's "Love" from Aijuswanaseing

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Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]
BBC Music favorable [2]
NME (8/10) (Odell) [3]
(5/10) (Ward)[4]
PopMatters favorable [5]
Q 3/5 stars [6]
Rhapsody favorable [7]
Rolling Stone 3/5 stars [8]
Yahoo! Music favorable [9]

Aijuswanaseing (pronounced as "I Just Wanna Sing") is Musiq Soulchild's first album, released in 2000. In debuted on the Billboard charts on December 2, 2000. On the Billboard 200, it peaked at #24, spending 41 weeks on the chart and exiting on September 8, 2001; on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop albums chart, it spent 67 weeks, falling off on June 1, 2002.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length
1. "Scratch Introlude"   Kyle Jones Scratch 0:46
2. "Girl Next Door" (featuring Ayana) Taalib Johnson, Andre Harris, Carvin Haggins, Jill Scott, Ed Green Andre Harris, Carvin Haggins 4:46
3. "You And Me"   Taalib Johnson, Andre Harris, Carvin Haggins, Pat Metheny Carvin Haggins, Andre Harris 4:20
4. "Just Friends (Sunny)"   Taalib Johnson, Carvin Haggins, Ivan Barias, Vidal Davis, B. Hebb Ivan Barias, Carvin Haggins 4:11
5. "Mary Go Round"   Taalib Johnson, Eric Roberson, Osunlade Osunlade 3:41
6. "143"   Taalib Johnson, Carvin Haggins, Keith Pelzer Keith Pelzer, Carvin Haggins 4:58
7. "Love"   Taalib Johnson, Andre Harris, Carvin Haggins Andre Harris, Carvin Haggins 5:05
8. "My Girl"   Taalib Johnson, Junius Bervine, Ed King, James Poyser, Carvin Haggins James Poyser, Vikter Duplaix 3:20
9. "Musiq Soulchild (Intermission)"   Taalib Johnson, M. Brand Self 1:25
10. "Seventeen"   Taalib Johnson, Carvin Haggins, Andre Harris, George Winston Carvin Haggins, Andre Harris 3:23
11. "L' Is Gone" (featuring Ayana) Taalib Johnson, Carvin Haggins, Tariq Trotter, Kamal Gray, Leonard Hubbard, Mercedes Martinez, Tracey Moore, Ahmir Thompson Musiq Soulchild 3:20
12. "Speechless"   Taalib Johnson, Kyle Jones Scratch 3:24
13. "Poparatzi"   Taalib Johnson, Carvin Haggins, Ivan Barias, C. Wright, Y. Rahman Ivan Barias, Carvin Haggins 3:58
14. "Settle For My Love" (featuring AAries) Sheree Brown, Patrice Rushen, Freddie Washington Osunlade 5:40
15. "You Be Alright"   Taalib Johnson, A. Livingston, C. Robeteou James Poyser, Vikter Duplaix, Musiq Soulchild 7:00
Special edition bonus tracks
No. Title Producer(s) Length
16. "Aimewitue"      
17. "Ingredients Of Love" (featuring Angie Stone)    

• other versions replace the track Ingredients Of Love featuring Angie Stone with North Star.