Welcome II Nextasy

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Welcome II Nextasy
Studio album by Next
Released June 20, 2000
Recorded 1999–2000
Genre R&B
Label Arista
Producer Darrell "Delite" Allamby, Eddie Berkeley, Kenny Dickerson, Rob Fusari, Kaygee Gist (Kay Gee), Falonte Moore, Andrew Ramsey, Shannon Sanders
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Rated Next
Welcome II Nextasy
The Next Episode
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Allmusic 2.5/5 stars[1]

Welcome II Nextasy is the second studio album by Next, their second album for Arista. Since its release, it has been RIAA-certified gold.


The lead single was "Wifey", and it proved to be a smash success as well, charting on the US Billboard Hot 100 at 7 and on the US R&B/Hip-Hop at 1, while the second single, "Beauty Queen" proved less successful; it peaked at a lowly 48 on the US R&B/Hip-Hop chart.

Track listing[edit]

  1. Welcome II Nextasy (Intro) (Rob Fusari & Falonte Moore) 1:08
  2. What U Want (featuring Beanie Sigel) (A. Gordon, Michael Omartian, M. Price, A. Simmons, L. Simmons, D. Walsh) 4:19
  3. Wifey (Cynthia Loving, Eddie Berkeley, Kaygee Gist, Robert Lavelle Huggar) 4:03
  4. Cybersex (Kaygee Gist, Darren Lighty, Huggar) 4:56
  5. Beauty Queen (Carleton "Blackbones" Hitchcock, Tommy Barbarella, Eddie Berkeley, Kaygee Gist, Robert Huggar) 3:53
  6. When We Kiss (Barbarella, Berkeley, Gist, Hitchcock, Huggar) 5:07
  7. Jerk (featuring 50 Cent) (Jonathen "John John" Rasboro, Darrell "Delite" Allamby, Lincoln Browder, Kenny Dickerson, Antonio Mobily) 3:45
  8. Call On Me (C. Jackson, Ultramagnetic MC's, Berkeley, Huggar, Gist) 4:38
  9. Shorty (Andrew Ramsey, Shannon Sanders, Huggar) 4:19
  10. Minnesnowta (Interlude) (Berkeley, Gist, Huggar) 0:38
  11. Let's Make A Movie (T. Brown, J. Issac) 4:49
  12. My Everything (Berkeley, Gist, Huggar, Cliff Lighty) 4:00
  13. Splash (Berkeley, Gist, Huggar) 5:05
  14. Banned From TV (Berkeley, Gist, Huggar) 4:00
  15. Oh No No (featuring Red Rat & Renee Neufville) (Gist, Lighty, Rene Neufville) 9:00


  • "What U Want" features samples from Holdin' Out (For Your Love) as originally performed by Rhythm Heritage.
  • "Jerk" contains an interpolation of Ego Trippin' as written by Ultramagnetic MC's.
  • Track 15 is actually two songs; one is "Oh No No", while the other is titled "Freak In Me" which lasts for five minutes.