Bad as I Wanna B is the fifth album released by MC Lyte. It was released on August 27, 1996, for EastWest Records and was produced by Jermaine Dupri, Rashad Smith, Carl-So-Lowe, R. Kelly, Goldenboy, MC Lyte and Nat Robinson. Bad as I Wanna B peaked at No. 59 on the Billboard 200 and No. 11 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart. The album also featured two charting singles, "Keep On, Keepin' On", which reached No. 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 and No. 27 on the UK Singles Chart, and "Cold Rock a Party", which reached No. 11 on the Billboard Hot 100 and No. 15 on the UK Singles Chart. Both singles were certified Gold by the RIAA.