Tyrese (album)

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Studio album by Tyrese
Released September 29, 1998 (U.S.)
Recorded 1997–1998
Genre R&B
Length 51:20
Label RCA
Producer Jake, Chad Elliott, Khaliq & Ali, The Characters, Derek "D.O.A." Allen, Ron "Amen-Ra" Lawrence, Nate Love & Big Mike, Leland Robinson, Glenn Mosley, Ray Watkins & Ewart Wilson Jr., Michael J. Powell
Tyrese chronology
2000 Watts
Singles from My Way
  1. "Nobody Else"
    Released: August 4, 1998
  2. "Lately"
    Released: 1999
  3. "Sweet Lady"
    Released: November 10, 1998
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[1]
NME (6/10)[2]

Tyrese is the debut studio album by American singer Tyrese. The third single "Sweet Lady" reached number twelve on the US Billboard Hot 100, his biggest hit until the release of "How You Gonna Act Like That" in 2003.


  • "Nobody Else" was released as the album's lead single on August 4, 1998[3]
  • "Lately" was released as the album's second single
  • "Sweet Lady" was released as the album's third single on November 10, 1998

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length
1. "Nobody Else"   Jake Carter, Tyrese Gibson, Trevor Job, Joe Sayles, Kevin Scott Jake 3:53
2. "Tell Me, Tell Me" (featuring Before Dark) Chad Elliot, Sherree Ford-Payne, Marc Nelson, Al West Al West, Chad Elliot 3:26
3. "Promises"   W. Bryant, Tyrese Gibson, Harrison, Shelene Thomas Khaliq & Ali, Anthony Morgan 4:24
4. "Sweet Lady"   Charles Farrar, Johntá Austin, Troy Taylor The Characters 4:52
5. "Lately"   Derek Allen, Tyrese Gibson Derek Allen 4:26
6. "Give Love a Try"   Tyrese Gibson, Sean K. Hall, Sam Salter, Christopher Stewart Christopher "Tricky" Stewart, Sean K. Hall 4:10
7. "Ain't Nothin Like A Jones"   Jake Carter, Trevor Job, Shelina Wade Jake 3:58
8. "You Get Yours"   Karen Anderson, Nick Ashford, Tyrese Gibson, Ron Lawrence, Valerie Simpson Ron Lawrence 3:52
9. "Do You Need" (featuring Peter Gunz) Nathan Clemmons, Michael Clemmons, Stephanie Cooke Big Mike, Nate Love 4:25
10. "Taste My Love"   Wilton Felder, Tyrese Gibson, Fundisha Johnson, Glenn Mosley, Ewart A. Wilson Ewart A. Wilson, Glenn Mosley, Leland Robinson, Ray Watkins 4:30
11. "I Can't Go On"   Tyrese Gibson, Sean K. Hall, Christopher Stewart, Tab Christopher "Tricky" Stewart 4:29
12. "Stay in Touch"   Tyrese Gibson, Michael J. Powell Michael J. Powell 4:53
13. "Nobody Else (Remix) (Japan bonus track)"   Jake Carter, Tyrese Gibson, Trevor Job, Joe Sayles, Kevin Scott   3:58


Credits for Tyrese adapted from Allmusic.[4]

  • Paul D. Allen Drums
  • Karen Anderson Vocals (bckgr)
  • Ben Arrindell Engineer, Mixing
  • Terry Bradford Vocals (bckgr)
  • Stephanie Cooke Vocals (bckgr)
  • Kevin "KD" Davis Mixing
  • Tony Dawsey Mastering
  • Ken Deranteriasian Engineer
  • Tony Duran Photography
  • Chad Elliott Composer
  • Kevin Evans Executive Producer
  • Peter Gunz Performer
  • Fundisha Johnson Vocals (bckgr)
  • Brett Kilroe Art Direction
  • Ron "Amen-Ra" Lawrence Producer
  • Ken Lewis Engineer
  • Nate Love Multi Instruments, Producer
  • Steve MacMillan Engineer
  • Marc Nelson Vocals (bckgr)
  • Ron Otis Drums
  • Troy Patterson Engineer
  • Valerie Pinkston Vocals (bckgr)
  • Michael J. Powell Guitar, Percussion, Producer, Mixing
  • Mike Rew Engineer
  • Paul Riser Strings
  • Leland Robinson Producer
  • Thom Russo Engineer
  • Gerard Smerek Engineer, Mixing
  • Chris "Tricky" Stewart Producer, Engineer
  • Kevin Thomas Engineer
  • Al West Producer
  • Jonathan Williams Engineer
  • Juanita Wynn
  • Johnta Austin Composer, Vocals (bckgr)
  • Troy Taylor Producer, Composer
  • Vernon Fails Keyboards – Vernon Fails
  • J.C. Whitelaw -Guitar
  • Lawson A. Turner-Bass
  • Paul Allen-Drums


Chart (1998) Peak
U.S. Billboard 200[5] 17
U.S. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums[5] 6


  1. ^ Tyrese (album) at AllMusic
  2. ^ "Album Reviews – Tyrese". NME. October 21, 1999. Retrieved October 11, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Nobody Else: Tyrese (Artist): Music". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2012-03-12. 
  4. ^ "Tyrese > Credits". Allmusic. Retrieved 2012-03-12. 
  5. ^ a b "Tyrese > Charts & Awards". Allmusic. Retrieved 2012-03-12. 

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