This Ain't a Game is Ray J's second studio album that was released on June 19, 2001 by Atlantic/Knockout Records.


  1. Intro
  2. Wait A Minute (featuring Pharrell & Lil' Kim)
  3. Takin' Control
  4. Formal Invite (featuring Pharrell)
  5. Keep Your Head Up
  6. I Tried
  7. U Need It/U Don't
  8. Out Tha Ghetto (featuring Shorty Mack)
  9. No More
  10. This Ain't A Game
  11. Interlude
  12. Wet Me
  13. Crazy
  14. I Got It All
  15. Airport Skit
  16. Where Do We Go From Here

Chart Performance[]

"This Ain't a Game" peaked at #21 on the Billboard 200 and at #9 on Billboard's Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart with 18,321 copies in its first week.

As of 2013, the album has sold 300,000 copies to date.

Critical Reception[]

Entertainment Weekly gave the album a "B+", saying that Ray J "matures nicely on this sophomore set."

Allmusic wrote that the album "is full of macho posturing that is more than a little tedious."