Skin Deep (Solé album)

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Skin Deep
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Studio album by Solé
Released September 28, 1999 (1999-09-28)
Recorded 1999
Genre Hip hop
Length 62:51
Label DreamWorks
Producer Big Trev
Christopher "Tricky" Stewart
Colin Wolfe
Chuckey Charles
Rashad Smith
Solé chronology
Skin Deep
Singles from Skin Deep
  1. "4, 5, 6"
    Released: October 12, 1999
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Skin Deep is the debut album released by rapper, Solé. It was released on September 28, 1999 through DreamWorks Records and was produced by Christopher "Tricky" Stewart and Focus.

Skin Deep found mild success on the Billboard charts in the United States, peaking at #127 on the Billboard 200, #27 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums, #24 on the Rhythmic Top 40, and #1 on the Top Heatseekers.

The album also produced three charting singles, "Who Dat" was the more successful of the three, peaking at #5 on the Billboard Hot 100, while 4, 5, 6 peaked at #21 on the Billboard Hot 100, #9 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs and #1 on the Hot Rap Singles, "It Wasn't Me" made it to #44 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks and #19 on the Rhythmic Top 40. As of 2011, the album has scanned over 309,000 copies, according to, and is currently no longer in print.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length
1. "I'm Coming (Interlude)"   Focus 00:53
2. "Spell My Name Right" (featuring Mr. Raja) B. Edwards Jr., R. Green Jr., T. Johnston Christopher "Tricky" Stewart & Focus 04:11
3. "Da Story" R. Green Jr., T. Clark, T. Johnston Big Trev 03:38
4. "Iy Yi Yi" (featuring Bobbi Bosselina & Miss Toi) C. Stewart, J. Melchor, R. Green Jr., T. Johnston, T. Parham Christopher "Tricky" Stewart 04:16
5. "4, 5, 6" (featuring JT Money & Kandi) C. Stewart, J. Thompkins, K. Burruss, T. Johnston Christopher "Tricky" Stewart 04:16
6. "Ain't Nobody Fuckin' Wit It" (featuring Tech N9ne) A. Yates, C. Stewart, T. Johnston Christopher "Tricky" Stewart 04:26
7. "We've Been Trying Too Long" (featuring Big Gipp) C. Gip, C. Stewart, O. Harper, T. Johnston Christopher "Tricky" Stewart 04:05
8. "Antoine's Interlude"   Christopher "Tricky" Stewart & Focus 01:41
9. "Young Niggas" B. Edwards Jr., C. Stewart, T. Johnston Christopher "Tricky" Stewart & Focus 03:59
10. "It Wasn't Me" (featuring J-Weav) C. Stewart, K. Burruss, O. Harper, T. Johnston Christopher "Tricky" Stewart 03:28
11. "Pain" B. Edwards Jr., C. Stewart, J. Johnson, R. Green Jr. Christopher "Tricky" Stewart & Focus 04:18
12. "4 The Love Of You" (featuring Tamar) C. Charles, T. Johnston Chuckey Charles 04:20
13. "Our World" (featuring Lo...) C. Stewart, O. Womack, R. Freeman, T. Johnston Christopher "Tricky" Stewart 03:47
14. "Accurate Math" C. Wolfe, O. Womack, R. Green Jr., R. Smith Colin Wolfe & Rashad Smith 03:52
15. "Get Up In It" K. Davis, T. Johnston Christopher "Tricky" Stewart & K.D. 03:28
16. "Who Dat" (JT Money featuring Solé) C. Stewart, D. Davis, J. Thompkins, T. Johnston, Tab Christopher "Tricky" Stewart 03:55
17. "Never Thought I" C. Stewart, D. Sochacki, T. Johnston Christopher "Tricky" Stewart 04:18
Total length: 62:51