Live or Die (song)

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"Live or Die"
Single by Naughty by Nature featuring Master P, Mystikal, Silkk the Shocker and Phiness
from the album Nineteen Naughty Nine: Nature's Fury
B-side "Dirt All By My Lonely"
Released May 11, 1999
Format CD single, 12" single, cassette
Recorded 1998
Genre Hip hop
Length 3:41
Label Arista
Writer(s) Anthony Criss, Vincent Brown, Kier Gist, Michael Tyler, Donald Fagen, Walter Becker
Producer(s) Naughty by Nature
Naughty by Nature chronology
"Dirt All By My Lonely"
"Live or Die"

"Live or Die" was the second single released from Naughty by Nature's fifth album, Nineteen Naughty Nine: Nature's Fury. It was produced by Naughty by Nature and Mufi and featured No Limit Records' artists Master P, Mystikal and Silkk the Shocker, as well as singer Phiness. The single was not much of a success, only making it to 86 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks. The song sampled Steely Dan's "Third World Man" for which the song's writer's Donald Fagen and Walter Becker were given writing credits.

Single track listing[edit]


  1. "Live or Die" (Radio Mix)- 3:43
  2. "Live or Die" (TV track)- 3:41


  1. "Live or Die" (Club Mix)- 3:41
  2. "Live or Die" (Acappella)- 3:39