Shout It Out was the third album released by singer Patrice Rushen. This album was the last album Patrice released with Prestige Records before signing with Elektra Records. In this album Rushen gives her audience a pleasurable collection of songs ranging from jazz, funk and fusion to R&B. This album was a clear hint to where her career was going in terms of style. She would follow a stronger R&B sound with her later albums after signing with Elektra Records label.