Can't Stay Away

Can't Stay Away is the eleventh studio album by American rapper Too Short. It was released on July 13, 1999 via Jive Records, making it his eighth album on the label. The album received generally positive reviews from critics and was a commercial success, certified Gold on August 13, 1999, only a month after its release. This is his first album since retiring in 1996. This is Too Short's fourth consecutive album to reach the top of the US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart.

Can't Stay Away
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Studio album by
ReleasedJuly 13, 1999
Recorded1998–1999 at Oakland City Studios; Ant Banks Bad Ass Beat Lab in Atlanta, Georgia; Additional Engineering & Mixing: Battery Studios (NYC), D.A.R.P. Studios (Atlanta), Echo Sound (LA), Enterprise Studios (LA), Larrabee Studios (LA), Patchwerk Studios (Atlanta), The Plant (Sausalito, CA), Purple Dragon Studios (Atlanta), Quad Studios (NYC), Track Recordz (LA)
GenreHip hop
Too Short chronology
Gettin' It (Album Number Ten)
Can't Stay Away
You Nasty
Professional ratings
Review scores
AllMusic2.5/5 stars[1]
Rolling Stone3/5 stars[2]
The Source4/5 stars[3]

Along with a single, a music video was produced for the song, "Ain't No Bitches".

Track listingEdit

1."Can't Stay Away"4:28
2."Ain't No Bitches"4:54
3."Don't Stop Rappin'" (featuring 8Ball & MJG)5:51
4."Here We Go" (featuring Jay-Z & Jermaine Dupri)4:42
5."More Freaky Tales"5:08
6."You Might Get G'eed" (featuring E-40, Daz Dillinger & Soopafly)5:22
7."Good Life" (featuring Jazze Pha)3:55
8."Longevity" (featuring Scarface, K.B., Otis & Shug)4:00
9."How Does It Feel" (featuring D'wayne Wiggins)4:31
10."What Happened To The Groupies" (featuring B-Legit)5:35
11."Invasion Of The Flat Booty Bitches"4:26
12."Can't Stay Away (Outro)"1:32
13."It's About That Money" (featuring Puff Daddy)4:45
14."Nation Riders" (Slink Capone, Murda One, G-Side & Playa Playa)4:44
15."G-2000" (Badwayz, Zu, Al Block & Hellkilla)4:34
16."Don't Trust Her" (Badwayz)4:36
17."In The Studio" (Quint Black)2:54


Credits for Can't Stay Away adapted from Allmusic.[4]


Chart (1999) Peak
US Billboard 200[5] 5
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[6] 1

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Alex Henderson (1999-02-23). "Can't Stay Away - Too $hort | Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards". AllMusic. Retrieved 2015-07-25.
  2. ^ "Too Short: Can't Stay Away : Music Reviews : Rolling Stone". 1999-04-01. Archived from the original on October 2, 2007. Retrieved 2015-07-25.
  3. ^ "Too Short : Can't Stay Away". Archived from the original on 2015-07-26. Retrieved 2015-07-25.
  4. ^ "Can't Stay Away – Too $hort > Credits". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved December 28, 2019.
  5. ^ "Too Short Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved October 23, 2014.
  6. ^ "Too Short Chart History (Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved October 23, 2014.