Sapphire (Teena Marie album)

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Sapphire
Studio album by Teena Marie
Released May 9, 2006
Recorded 2006
Genre R&B, hip hop
Length 74:45
Label Cash Money Records
Producer Ronald Williams, Bryan Williams, Teena Marie
Teena Marie chronology
La Doña
(2004)
Sapphire
(2006)
Congo Square
(2009)

Sapphire is the twelfth album by Teena Marie, released in 2006 on the Cash Money label. It includes guest contributions from Smokey Robinson, George Duke, Gerald Albright, rapper Kurupt, and Marie's daughter, Alia Rose. The album's lead single is "Ooh Wee" which features rapper Kurupt. The track "You Blow Me Away" pays tribute to Rick James, while "Resilient (Sapphire)" remembers the victims and survivors of Hurricane Katrina. Sapphire peaked at #3 on the US R&B Albums chart and #24 on the Billboard 200.

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Track listing[edit]

# Title Featured guest(s) Length
1 "God Has Created" Smokey Robinson 2:11
2 "Cruise Control" Robinson 5:09
3 "Baby Whose Is It" Kurupt 5:05
4 "Make It Hot" - 4:32
5 "Ooh Wee" Kurupt 3:56
6 "Sleeping with the Enemy" - 5:08
7 "A.P.B." - 4:51
8 "Love Is a Gangsta" - 5:18
9 "Ladies Choice" Gail Gotti and Queen 4:54
10 "Somebody Just Like You" - 5:37
11 "You Blow Me Away" - 6:17
12 "Simmer Down" Lady Levi 5:18
13 "Romantica" - 5:42
14 "The Way You Love Me" - 5:03
15 "Ecstasy" - 4:42
16 "Resilient (Sapphire)" Alia Rose, George Duke 3:42

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