Hate It or Love It (album)

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Hate It or Love It
Studio album by Chingy
Released December 18, 2007 (U.S.)
Recorded 2007
Genre Southern hip hop
Label Slot-A-Lot Records/Disturbing tha Peace/Def Jam Recordings
Producer L.T. Moe
Dinavon Bythwood
The Co-Stars
Michael Davis
Jared Gosselin
Full Scale
Calvo Da Gr8
Bei Maejor
Khao
Cool & Dre
The Ghost Writers
Chingy chronology
Hoodstar
(2006)
Hate It or Love It
(2007)
Success & Failure
(2010)
Singles from Hate It or Love It
  1. "Fly Like Me"
    Released: November 13, 2007
  2. "Gimme Dat"
    Released: February 5, 2008
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars link
DJBooth.net 3/5 stars link
HipHopDX.com 2.5/5 stars link
RapReviews (7.5/10) link
USA Today 2.5/4 stars Archived January 30, 2008 at the Wayback Machine

Hate It or Love It is the fourth studio album by the rapper Chingy, released on December 18, 2007. It is his second album with the Disturbing tha Peace label.[1]

It was released in the US in a regular edition as well as a rare limited edition with a bonus DVD containing interviews, live footage and the making-of video for "Fly Like Me". The album was released in Japan (limited - not on amazon.com or amazon.co.uk) with two bonus tracks "Ain't No Way" and "Remember When". It was the first is Chingy album not to be released in the United Kingdom.

Chart performance[edit]

The album entered the Billboard 200 at #84 with first week sales of 30,000 copies in the US, making it Chingy's lowest charting album.

Singles[edit]

  • The first official radio single was "Fly Like Me" featuring Amerie.
  • The second single was "Gimme Dat". The video was premiered on February 8, 2008, on TRL, 106 and Park and Yahoo Videos.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Producer(s) Length
1. "Intro"   LT Moe 0:44
2. "Hate It Or Love It"   Co-Stars 4:07
3. "Check My Swag"   Micheal Davis 3:33
4. "Fly Like Me" (feat. Amerie) LT Moe 3:44
5. "Kick Drum"   Jared Gossolin 3:40
6. "Gimme Dat" (feat. Ludacris & Bobby V) Full Scale 4:08
7. "All Aboard (Ride It)" (feat. Steph Jones) Calvo Da Gr8 4:04
8. "Trickin' Off (Skit)"   LT Moe 0:22
9. "Spend Some $" (feat. Trey Songz) Bei Maejor 3:32
10. "2 Kool 2 Dance"   LT Moe 3:47
11. "Lovely Ladies"   Khao 4:17
12. "How We Feel" (feat. Anthony Hamilton) LT Moe 4:14
13. "Roll On 'em" (feat. Rick Ross) Cool & Dre 4:28
14. "Block Star"   The GhostWriters, Dinavon Bythwood 4:33

B-sides and bonus tracks[edit]

"St. Louis N***az" did not make the album, while "Remember When" and "Ain't No Way" were Japanese bonus tracks.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2008) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard 200 84
U.S. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums 17
U.S. Billboard Top Rap Albums 3
Japanese Oricon Album Chart 59
Japanese Oricon International Album Chart 13

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kevin C. Johnson, Chingy's Changes STLtoday, June 3, 2007 (Accessed January 9, 2008)