Ain't Leavin Without You

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"Ain't Leavin Without You"
Single by Jaheim
from the album Another Round
Released October 23, 2009
Format Airplay, digital single
Recorded 2009
Genre R&B
Length 3:23
3:31 (Remix w/ Jadakiss)
Label Atlantic
Writer(s) Marcella Precise Brailsford, E. Laues Balewa Muhammad, Kay Gee
Producer(s) Kay Gee
Jaheim singles chronology
"I've Changed"
(2008)
"Ain't Leavin Without You"
(2009)
"Finding My Way Back"
(2010)

"Ain't Leavin Without You" is an R&B song by Jaheim. It was released to radio on October 23, 2009 and is the first single from his fifth studio album, Another Round. It was produced by his longtime producer Kay Gee. Songwriting duties were handled by The Clutch's Balewa Muhammad, Lady & A Tramp's Marcella Precise Brailsford and Eritza Laues.[1] The song was inspired by an encounter with a girl that Jaheim had in a club. [2] It samples De La Soul's hit single, "Ring Ring Ring (Ha Ha Hey)" which contains portions of Curiosity Killed the Cat's "Name & Number" and The Whatnauts's "Help Is On the Way". It also samples Fat Larry's Band's "Act Like You Know" and Heavy D. & The Boyz's, "Sex With You".

Remix[edit]

The official remix features rapper & longtime friend Jadakiss, it was released on January 5, 2010. It's the final track on Another Round.

Music video[edit]

A video for the remix of Ain't Leavin Without You featuring Jadakiss was shot on January 2010 in New York. It was released on the Atlantic Records YouTube page on February 5, 2010.

Charts[edit]

The song has so far peaked at #12 on Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart and #1 on its Adult R&B Airplay chart,[3] along with #65 on Billboard's Radio Songs and #93 on the Billboard Hot 100.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jaheim's 'Without You' Single Climbs R&B/Hip-Hop Chart". Billboard.com. 2009-09-14. Retrieved 2011-11-04. 
  2. ^ Ain't Leaving Without You Songfacts
  3. ^ "Billboard.com". Billboard.com. Retrieved 2011-11-04. 

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