Toya (album)

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Toya
Studio album by Toya
Released August 7, 2001
Genre Hip hop soul, R&B
Length 58:55
Label Arista
Producer Allstar, Bam, Bless, Ryan Bowser, Copenhaniacs, Dallas Awesome, David Frank, Ramahn "Jer-Z" Herbert, K-Mack, Clemont Mack, Multiman, Soulshock & Karlin
Singles from Toya
  1. "I Do!!"
    Released: November 27, 2001
  2. "No Matta What (Party All Night)"
    Released: February 26, 2002

Toya is the self-titled debut studio album from American R&B artist Toya, released August 7, 2001 on Arista Records. It remains Toya's only studio release. The album sold 300,000 as of 2011.

The album peaked at number 109 on the Billboard 200 chart.

Release[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

Toya was released on August 7, 2001 and peaked at 109 on the U.S. Billboard 200, reaching sixty on the R&B Albums chart.[2]

Reception[edit]

Toya received positive reviews. Stephen Thomas Erlewine of Allmusic noted the album's "savvy combination of classic soul conventions, innovative production, strong songwriting, and fine, understated singing," and called the album "not just a fine debut, but one of the best urban records of 2001."[1]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Music Length
1. "No Matta What (Party All Night)"   David Frank, Nathan Butler 3:28
2. "How Can I Be Down"   Bam, Ryan Bowser 3:22
3. "I Do!!"   Bam, Ryan Bowser 3:33
4. "The Truth"   Bless, K-Mack 3:53
5. "Think"   Allstar 3:55
6. "Don't Make Me"   Bam, Ryan Bowser 4:10
7. "Moving On"   Soulshock & Karlin 4:24
8. "What Else Can I Do"   Bless, K-Mack 3:26
9. "Untouchables" (feat. Penelope) Copenhaniacs, Multiman 4:29
10. "Book of Love" (feat. Loon) Bam, Ryan Bowser 4:02
11. "What's a Girl to Do"   Soulshock & Karlin 3:43
12. "I Messed Up"   Bam, Ryan Bowser 4:08
13. "Bounce"   Bam, Ryan Bowser 3:21
14. "Fiasco" (feat. T.I.) Dallas Austin 4:13
15. "I Do, Pt. 2" (feat. Murphy Lee) Clemont Mack, Ramahn "Jer-Z" Herbert 4:48

Chart history[edit]

Album[edit]

Chart (2001)[2] Peak
position
U.S. Billboard 200 109
U.S. Heatseekers 1
U.S. R&B Albums 60

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions[3]
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 U.S. Hot Dance Music/Maxi-Singles Sales U.S. Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks U.S. Rhythmic Top 40 U.S. Top 40 Mainstream U.S. Top 40 Tracks
2001 "I Do!!" 16 3 25 8 6 10
2002 "No Matta What (Party All Night)" 89 34 33

"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

Personnel[edit]

Information taken from Allmusic.[4][5]

  • co-production – Harold Guy, Kelli Justice, Toya
  • mixing – Charles "Prince Charles" Alexander, Tim Olmstead
  • performer(s) – Loon, Murphy Lee, The Penelopes, T.I.
  • production – Allstar, Bam, Bless, Ryan Bowser, Copenhaniacs, Dallas Awesome, David Frank, Ramahn "Jer-Z" Herbert, K-Mack, Clemont Mack, Multiman, Soulshock & Karlin

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "allmusic ((( Toya > Review )))". Allmusic. Retrieved 2010-08-26. 
  2. ^ a b "allmusic ((( Toya > Charts & Awards > Billboard Albums )))". Allmusic. Retrieved 2010-08-26. 
  3. ^ "allmusic ((( Toya > Charts & Awards > Billboard Singles )))". Allmusic. Retrieved 2010-08-26. 
  4. ^ "allmusic ((( Toya > Credits )))". Allmusic. Retrieved 2010-08-26. 
  5. ^ "Toya (2) - Toya (CD) at Discogs". Discogs. Retrieved 2010-08-26. 

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