Ryde or Die Vol. 1

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Ryde or Die Vol. 1
Compilation album by Ruff Ryders
Released April 27, 1999
Recorded 1998-1999
Genre East Coast hip hop, Hardcore Hip Hop, Gangsta Rap
Length 54:12
Label Ruff Rydders, Interscope
Producer Swizz Beatz, DJ Clue, Dave Hall, P. Killer Trackz, Duro
Ruff Ryders chronology
Ryde or Die Vol. 1
(1999)
Ryde or Die Vol. 2
(2000)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars link
Rolling Stone 3/5 stars [1]

Ryde or Die Vol. 1 is a compilation album from American hip-hop record label Ruff Ryders Entertainment, released on April 27, 1999.

Track listing[edit]

# Title Songwriters Producer(s) Performer (s) Length
1 "Ryde Or Die" D. Styles, S. Jacobs, E. Jeffers, J. Philips, M. Smalls, E. Simmons DJ Clue, Duro

Samples "Head Banger" by EPMD feat. K-Solo and Redman and "One of Those Funk Things" by Parliament

4:01
2 "Down Bottom" M. Smalls, T. Gray, K. Dean Swizz Beatz 4:55
3 "What Ya Want" E. Jeffers, K. Dean Swizz Beatz
  • Intro: Eve
  • All verses: Eve
  • Chorus: Eve & Nokio
4:21
4 "Jigga My Nigga" S. Carter, K. Dean Swizz Beatz Jay-Z 4:34
5 "Takin' Money (Skit)" 0:40
6 "Dope Money" S. Jacobs, J. Phillips P. Killer Trackz Jadakiss & Styles P 4:23
7 "I'm A Ruff Ryder" D. Hall, K. Bruce Dave Hall Parlé 5:10
8 "Bug Out" E. Simmons, K. Dean Swizz Beatz DMX

Samples "Funky Worm" by Ohio Players

1:19
9 "Kiss of Death" J. Phillips, K. Dean Swizz Beatz Jadakiss 3:43
10 "The Hood" M. Smalls, D. Grant, J. Phillips Swizz Beatz
  • Intro: Swizz Beatz
  • Verse 1: Beanie Sigel
  • Verse 2: Infa-Red
  • Verse 3: NuChild
  • Verse 4: Mysonne
  • Verse 5: Drag-On
3:51
11 "Platinum Plus" J. Dupri, M. Betha, K. Dean Swizz Beatz
  • Chorus: Jermaine Dupri & Cross
  • Verse 1: Jermaine Dupri
  • Verse 2: Cross
  • Verse 3: Mase
  • Outro: Cross
3:39
12 "Buff Ryder (Skit)" 0:33
13 "Do That Shit" E. Jeffers, K. Dean Swizz Beatz Eve 3:51
14 "Pina Colada" S. Jacobs, C, Rios, K. Dean Swizz Beatz
  • Verse 1: Sheek Louch
  • Verse 2: Big Pun
  • Verse 3: Big Pun
  • Verse 4: Sheek Louch
4:11
15 "Some X Shit" E. Simmons, K. Dean Swizz Beatz
  • Intro, chorus & outro: Swizz Beatz & DMX
  • All verses: DMX
4:47

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (1999) Peak
position

8-

The Billboard 200 1

See also[edit]

Preceded by
FanMail by TLC
Billboard 200 number-one album
May 15 - May 21, 1999
Succeeded by
A Place in the Sun by Tim McGraw