Get Up on It

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Get Up on It
Get Up on It (Keith Sweat album) cover art.jpg
Studio album by Keith Sweat
ReleasedJune 28, 1994
Recorded1993-1994
GenreNew jack swing[1]
Length54:17
LabelElektra
ProducerKeith Sweat
Keith Sweat chronology
Keep It Comin'
(1991)
Get Up on It
(1994)
Keith Sweat
(1996)
Singles from Get Up On It
  1. ""How Do You Like It?""
    Released: March 28, 1994
  2. ""When I Give My Love""
    Released: 1994
  3. ""Get Up On It""
    Released: 1994
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3/5 stars[2]
Entertainment WeeklyB+[1]
Los Angeles Times2/4 stars[3]

Get Up On It is the fourth studio album by the American R&B recording artist Keith Sweat. Released on June 28, 1994, it went to #1 on the R&B Albums chart for two weeks and #8 on the Billboard 200 chart.

Singles from the album include the lead-off single "How Do You Like It?", the title track and "When I Give My Love" - overall were Top 30 R&B hits. The album features collaborations from the late Left Eye of TLC, Roger Troutman of Zapp and up and coming group Kut Klose, which features Athena Cage. On December 6, 1994, Get Up on It was certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America, for shipments of one million copies in the United States.[4]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "How Do You Like It?" (interlude) (Sweat/Scott/Jefferson)
  2. "How Do You Like It?" (featuring Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes) (Sweat/Scott/Jefferson/Lopes)
  3. "It Gets Better" (Sweat/Flowers)
  4. "Get Up On It" (featuring Kut Klose) (Sweat/Scott)
  5. "Feels So Good" (Sweat/McCaine)
  6. "How Do You Like It? (Pt. II)" (featuring Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes)
  7. "Intermission Break" (Sweat/Scott)
  8. "My Whole World" (Sweat/McCaine)
  9. "Grind On You" (Sweat/Ward/Leach)
  10. "When I Give My Love" (Sweat/Scott/Jefferson)
  11. "Put Your Lovin' Through The Test" (featuring Roger Troutman) (Sweat/Flowers)
  12. "Telephone Love" (Sweat)
  13. "Come Into My Bedroom" (Sweat/Flowers)
  14. "For You (You Got Everything)" (Sweat/Flowers)

Personnel[edit]

  • Keith Sweat - main performer, producer, writer, executive producer
  • Jerry Flowers - producer, writer
  • Eric McCaine - producer, writer
  • Lisa Lopes - writer, guest performer
  • Kut Klose - performer
  • Fitzgerald Scott - producer, writer
  • Roger Troutman - guest performer
  • William Ward (Billybad) - producer, writer
  • Joe Jefferson - producer, writer
  • Anthony Leach - producer, writer

Charts[edit]

Chart (1994) Peak
position
Dutch Albums (MegaCharts)[5] 28
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)[6] 86
Swedish Albums (Sverigetopplistan)[7] 46
UK Albums (OCC)[8] 20
US Billboard 200[9] 8
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[10] 1

Singles[edit]

Year Single Chart Position
1994 "How Do You Like It?" Billboard Hot 100 48
Hot R&B Songs 9
Hot Dance Music/Maxi-Single Sales 17
"When I Give My Love" Billboard Hot 100 85
Hot R&B Songs 21
"Get Up On It" Billboard Hot 100 62
Hot R&B Songs 12

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Tucker, Ken (July 15, 1994). Get Up on It | News | EW.com. Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved on April 18, 2011.
  2. ^ Promis, Jose F. (August 1, 2003). Get Up on It - Keith Sweat. Allmusic. Retrieved on April 18, 2011.
  3. ^ Johnson, Connie (June 26, 1994). "(**) KEITH SWEAT, "Get Up on It"; Elektra". Los Angeles Times: 62. Retrieved April 18, 2011.
  4. ^ RIAA - Gold & Platinum: Keith Sweat. Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved on April 18, 2011.
  5. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Keith Sweat – Get Up on It" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved November 4, 2013.
  6. ^ "Longplay-Chartverfolgung at Musicline" (in German). Musicline.de. Phononet GmbH. Retrieved November 4, 2013.
  7. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – Keith Sweat – Get Up on It". Hung Medien. Retrieved November 4, 2013.
  8. ^ "Keith Sweat | Artist | Official Charts". UK Albums Chart. Retrieved November 4, 2013.
  9. ^ "Keith Sweat Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved November 4, 2013.
  10. ^ "Keith Sweat Chart History (Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved November 4, 2013.

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