Toya (album)

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Studio album by
ReleasedAugust 7, 2001 (2001-08-07)
GenreHip hop soul, R&B
ProducerAllstar, Bam, Bless, Ryan Bowser, Copenhaniacs, Dallas Austin, David Frank, Ramahn "Jer-Z" Herbert, K-Mack, Clemont Mack, Multiman, Soulshock & Karlin
Singles from Toya
  1. "I Do!!"
    Released: May 15, 2001
  2. "No Matta What (Party All Night)"
    Released: February 26, 2002

Toya is the self-titled debut studio album from American R&B artist Toya, released August 7, 2001 on Arista Records. It remains Toya's only studio release.

Musically the album is a R&B album that incorporates hip hop soul elements.

The album peaked at number 109 on the Billboard 200 chart.


Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic4.5/5 stars[1]

Toya was released on August 7, 2001 and peaked at 109 on the U.S. Billboard 200, reaching sixty on the R&B Albums chart.[2]


Toya received positive reviews. Stephen Thomas Erlewine of Allmusic noted the album's "savvy combination of classic soul conventions, innovative production, strong songwriting, and fine, understated singing," and called the album "not just a fine debut, but one of the best urban records of 2001."[1]

Track listing[edit]

1."No Matta What (Party All Night)"David Frank, Nathan Butler3:28
2."How Can I Be Down"Bam, Ryan Bowser3:22
3."I Do!!"Bam, Ryan Bowser3:33
4."The Truth"Bless, K-Mack3:53
6."Don't Make Me"Bam, Ryan Bowser4:10
7."Moving On"Soulshock & Karlin4:24
8."What Else Can I Do"Bless, K-Mack3:26
9."Untouchables" (feat. Penelope)Copenhaniacs, Multiman4:29
10."Book of Love" (featuring Loon)Bam, Ryan Bowser4:02
11."What's a Girl to Do"Soulshock & Karlin3:43
12."I Messed Up"Bam, Ryan Bowser4:08
13."Bounce"Bam, Ryan Bowser3:21
14."Fiasco" (featuring T.I.)Dallas Austin4:13
15."I Do, Pt. 2" (featuring Murphy Lee)Clemont Mack, Ramahn "Jer-Z" Herbert4:48

Chart history[edit]


Chart (2001)[2] Peak
U.S. Billboard 200 109
U.S. Heatseekers 1
U.S. R&B Albums 60


Year Single Peak chart positions[3]
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 U.S. Hot Dance Music/Maxi-Singles Sales U.S. Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks U.S. Rhythmic Top 40 U.S. Top 40 Mainstream U.S. Top 40 Tracks
2001 "I Do!!" 16 3 25 8 6 10
2002 "No Matta What (Party All Night)" 89 34 33

"—" denotes releases that did not chart.


Information taken from Allmusic[4][5]

  • Co-production – Harold Guy, Kelli Justice, Toya
  • Mixing – Charles "Prince Charles" Alexander, Tim Olmstead
  • Performer(s) – Loon, Murphy Lee, The Penelopes, T.I.
  • Production – Allstar, Bam, Bless, Ryan Bowser, Copenhaniacs, Dallas Awesome, David Frank, Ramahn "Jer-Z" Herbert, K-Mack, Clemont Mack, Multiman, Soulshock & Karlin


  1. ^ a b Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "allmusic ((( Toya > Review )))". Allmusic. Retrieved 2010-08-26.
  2. ^ a b "allmusic ((( Toya > Charts & Awards > Billboard Albums )))". Allmusic. Retrieved 2010-08-26.
  3. ^ "allmusic ((( Toya > Charts & Awards > Billboard Singles )))". Allmusic. Retrieved 2010-08-26.
  4. ^ "allmusic ((( Toya > Credits )))". Allmusic. Retrieved 2010-08-26.
  5. ^ "Toya (2) - Toya (CD) at Discogs". Discogs. Retrieved 2010-08-26.

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