Still in the Game

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Still in the Game
Studio album by Keith Sweat
Released September 22, 1998
Recorded 1997–1998 The Sweat Shop
Atlanta, Georgia
A&M Studios
Los Angeles, California
Battery Studios
New York City, New York
On The Way Studios
Cleveland, Ohio
Genre R&B
Length 51:26
Label Elektra
Producer Keith Sweat (exec.)
Keith Sweat chronology
Keith Sweat
(1996)
Still in the Game
(1997)
Didn't See Me Coming
(2000)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars link

Still in the Game is Keith Sweat's sixth studio album. The title of the album refers to him being in the music business for over a decade. "Come and Get with Me" peaked at #12 in the U.S.. "I'm Not Ready", released a year later, peaked at #16. Both songs were accompanied with music videos directed by Paul Hunter, who previously directed all of the music videos for the singles released from Sweat's last album.

Track listing[edit]

# Title Writer(s) Length
1 Come and Get With Me (featuring Snoop Dogg) Keith Sweat/Calvin Broadus/Lee "Wiz" McCallum 4:57
2 Rumors David McPherson/Keith Sweat/Tonyatta Martinez 3:44
3 Can We Make Love Bobby Crawford/Curtis Jefferson/Keith Sweat 4:08
4 Let Me Have My Way Keith Sweat/Lee "Wiz" McCallum 3:49
5 What Goes Around Darryl Adams/Keith Sweat 4:48
6 Love Jones (featuring Playa, Too $hort and Erick Sermon) Erick Sermon/Gregory Taylor/Todd Shaw/Keith Sweat 4:27
7 Too Hot (featuring Free and Jermaine Dupri) George "Funky" Brown 4:10
8 I'm Not Ready Joe Little III/Keith Sweat/Willie Jones 4:17
9 Show U What Love Is (featuring Ol Skool) Curtis Jefferson/Kevin "KJ" Johnson/Keith Sweat 3:49
10 Just Another Day Gerald Levert/Joe Little/Keith Sweat 4:22
11 You Know I Like Keith Sweat/Lee "Wiz" McCallum 3:43
12 In Your Eyes Big Baby/Keith Sweat/Suga Mike/Kenny Greene 5:13

Personnel[edit]

  • Keith Sweat — Vocals (bckgr), Producer, Executive Producer
  • Darryl Adams — Drums, Keyboards, Vocals (bckgr), Producer
  • Big Baby & Suga Mike — Producer, Keyboards, Programming
  • Jermaine Dupri — Rap
  • Free — Rap
  • Curtis Jefferson — Vocals (bckgr)
  • Allen "Grip" Smith - Keyboards
  • Bobby Crawford - Sequence, Programming
  • Eugene Peoples - Additional Keyboards, Acoustic Guitar
  • Jay Mack - Keyboards, Sequence, Programming
  • Erick Sermon — Rap, Performer
  • Snoop Dogg — Rap, Performer
  • Taj Mahal — Engineer
  • Too Short — Rap, Performer
  • Nicarlo Williams — Vocals (bckgr)
  • Val Young Vocals — (bckgr)
  • Joe N Little III- Writer, Producer and Vocals (bckgr)
  • Karl Heilbron - Bass, Recording Engineer, Mixing
  • Steve Crooms, Ivan Walker - Recording Engineer
  • Neal H. Pogue - Mixing
  • Kevin "KD" Davis - Mixing
  • Herb Powers - Mastering

Charts[edit]

Chart (1998) Peak
position
French Albums (SNEP)[1] 49
Dutch Albums (MegaCharts)[2] 19
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)[3] 63
UK Albums (OCC)[4] 62
US Billboard 200[5] 6
US Top R&B/Hip Hop Albums (Billboard)[6] 2

Singles[edit]

Year Single Chart Position
1998 "Come and Get With Me" Billboard Hot 100 12
Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs 6
Rhythmic Top 40 16
1999 "I'm Not Ready" Billboard Hot 100 16
Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs 12

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Keith Sweat – Still in the Game". Lescharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved November 4, 2013.
  2. ^ "Keith Sweat – Still in the Game" (in Dutch). Dutchcharts.nl. Hung Medien. Retrieved November 4, 2013.
  3. ^ "Longplay-Chartverfolgung at Musicline" (in German). Musicline.de. Phononet GmbH. Retrieved November 4, 2013.
  4. ^ "Keith Sweat | Artist | Official Charts". UK Albums Chart. The Official Charts Company. Retrieved November 4, 2013.
  5. ^ "Keith Sweat Album & Song Chart History" Billboard 200 for Keith Sweat. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved November 4, 2013.
  6. ^ "Keith Sweat Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Top R&B/Hip Hop Albums for Keith Sweat. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved November 4, 2013.