Toya (album)

Toya is the self-titled debut studio album by American R&B singer Toya. It was released by Arista Records on August 7, 2001. Musically, the album is a R&B album that incorporates hip hop soul elements. Toya peaked at number 109 on the US Billboard 200. It remains Toya's only studio release.

Toya
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Studio album by
ReleasedAugust 7, 2001 (2001-08-07)
Length58:55
LabelArista
Producer
Singles from Toya
  1. "I Do!!"
    Released: May 15, 2001
  2. "No Matta What (Party All Night)"
    Released: February 26, 2002

Critical receptionEdit

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic     [1]

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]

Commercial performanceEdit

Toya peaked at 109 on the US Billboard 200, reaching sixty on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums.[2]

Track listingEdit

No.TitleMusicLength
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
5."Think"Allstar3:55
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

PersonnelEdit

Information taken from Allmusic[3][4]

  • 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

ChartsEdit

Chart (2001) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[5] 109
US Heatseekers Albums (Billboard)[6] 1
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[7] 60

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "allmusic ((( Toya > Review )))". Allmusic. Retrieved 2010-08-26.
  2. ^ "allmusic ((( Toya > Charts & Awards > Billboard Albums )))". Allmusic. Retrieved 2010-08-26.
  3. ^ "allmusic ((( Toya > Credits )))". Allmusic. Retrieved 2010-08-26.
  4. ^ "Toya (2) - Toya (CD) at Discogs". Discogs. Retrieved 2010-08-26.
  5. ^ "Toya Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved October 2, 2020.
  6. ^ "Toya Chart History (Heatseekers Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved October 2, 2020.
  7. ^ "Toya Chart History (Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved October 2, 2020.

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