The Makings of a Man

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The Makings of a Man
Jaheim Makings of Man.jpg
Studio album by Jaheim
Released December 18, 2007
Recorded 2006–07
Genre R&B
Length 46:32
Label Divine Mill Records, Atlantic
Producer Daniel Farris, R. Kelly, KayGee, Terence "Tramp-Baby" Abney (Lady & A Tramp)
Jaheim chronology
Ghetto Classics
The Makings of a Man
Another Round
Singles from The Makings of a Man
  1. "Never"
    Released: 2007
  2. "Have You Ever"
    Released: 2008
  3. "I've Changed"
    Released: 2008
  4. "Lonely"
    Released: 2008
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating 3.5/5 stars[1]
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]
USA Today 3/4 stars[3]

The Makings of a Man (also known as The Making of a Man) is the fourth studio album by Jaheim, released on December 18, 2007. It debuted at number 11 on the US Billboard 200 with first week sales of 176,000 copies.[4] The Makings of a Man has been certified Gold by the RIAA. It has now sold over 500,000 copies since its release.[5]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Voice of R&B"
  2. "Hush"
  3. "Have You Ever"
  4. "Lonely"
  5. "Life of a Thug"
  6. "Just Don't Have a Clue"
  7. "She Ain't You"
  8. "Never"
  9. "I've Changed" (featuring Keyshia Cole)
  10. "What You Think of That"
  11. "Make a Wish"
  12. "Back Together Again"
  1. "Roster" (Circuit City exclusive)
  2. "Keep It 100" (Circuit City exclusive)


Chart (2007) Peak
Japanese Oricon Album Chart 154
US Billboard 200 11


  1. ^ Nero, Mark Edward. "Album Review: Jaheim - 'The Makings of a Man". 
  2. ^ Kellman, Andy. "The Makings of a Man - Jaheim". Allmusic. 
  3. ^ Jones, Steve (2007-12-17). "Jaheim, The Makings of a Man: Matruing R&B". USA Today. Archived from the original on 2008-01-30. Retrieved 2013-04-04. 
  4. ^ Chris M. Walsh, "Groban, Blige Enjoy Huge Weeks On Album Chart",, December 27, 2007.
  5. ^ Commercial Performance