Almost Made Ya

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"Almost Made Ya"
Ali&Gipp almost.jpg
Single by Ali & Gipp featuring LeToya
from the album Kinfolk
Released June 13, 2007
Format 12" promo single, digital download
Recorded Universal Records Studios, Atlanta; 2007
Genre Hip hop/R&B
Length 4:10
Label Motown/Universal
Songwriter(s) Shelly Peiken, Guy Roche, LeToya Luckett, Jermaine Dupri, Ali Vaskabi-Waski-Jones and Gipp
Producer(s) Jermaine Dupri
Ali & Gipp singles chronology
"Hard N Da Paint"
(2006) Hard N Da Paint2006
"Almost Made Ya"
(2007) Almost Made Ya2007
(2007) Swagger2007
LeToya singles chronology
(2006) Obvious2006
"Almost Made Ya"
(2007) Almost Made Ya2007
"I Miss You"
(2008) I Miss You2008

Almost Made Ya is an R&B song by American duo Ali & Gipp, for the debut album, Kinfolk (2007). The song samples Brandy's "Almost Doesn't Count". The song is about a relationship between a female and a male; LeToya sings that she is almost done with her man, that they need improve the relationship, while the men say about the situation they've been passing. The song leaked on April 13, 2007 and officially released (for commercial purposes) on Sunday, June 13, 2007. The song was written by LeToya Luckett, Jermaine Dupri, Ali Vaskabi-Waski-Jones, Cameron Gipp, Shelly Peiken and Guy Roche

Chart performance[edit]

The song only appeared on the US Bubbling Under charts.[which?][citation needed]

Track listing[edit]

CD single
  1. "Almost Made Ya (Clean Version)"
  2. "Almost Made Ya (Dirty Version)"
  3. "Almost Made Ya (Instrumental)"

Music video[edit]

The video was directed by Juwan Lee, who directed other videos for other artists such as J.Holiday's "Be with Me", Dem Franchize Boyz' "Ridin' Rims" and Lean Wit It, Rock Wit It".

At the start of the video the men are seating around a table and in other scenario LeToya has her showcase. As the video progresses the men are featured against several situations toward a woman, this woman seduces the singers, and on the first opportunity steals their belongings. As the video approaches to the end, LeToya, Ali and Gipp are featured in a night street scenario, the woman is arrested by police. The woman wear various hairstyles and many outfits for the entirety of video.

Credits and personnel[edit]

  • Vocals: LeToya Luckett, Ali Vaskabi-Waski-Jones, Cameron Gipp, Brandy Norwood (Sample)
  • Vocal production - Jermaine Dupri
  • Co production - No ID and LRoc
  • Engineering - Phil Tan
  • Recorded by John Horesco and Danny Cheung at SouthSide Studios, Atlanta
  • Record Assistance Tadd Mingo at Brandons Way, Los Angeles
  • Audio mixing - Chris Gehrenger
  • Mastered by Tom Coyne

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