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 Midwest hip hop
Length 47:13
Label Slot-A-Lot, DTP, Def Jam
Producer Jeff Dixon (Executive Producer) , L.T. Moe, Dinavon Bythwood, Co-Stars, Michael Davis, Jared Gosselin, Full Scale, Calvo da Gr8, Bei Maejor, Khao, Cool & Dre, The GhostWriters
Chingy chronology
Hate It or Love It
Success & Failure
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 American rapper Chingy. It was released on December 18, 2007, by Slot-A-Lot Records, Disturbing tha Peace and Def Jam Recordings.[1] On the United States edition, it was released 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 also released in Japan (limited - not on amazon.com or amazon.co.uk), with two bonus tracks: "Ain't No Way" and "Remember When" featuring Bobby Valentino. This is the first Chingy's album that was not to be released in the United Kingdom.

Chart performance[edit]

The album entered at number 84 on the Billboard 200, with first-week sales of 30,000 copies in the United States, making it Chingy's lowest-charting album in his career.


  • 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. "Hate It Or Love It (Intro) / Skit." (Ludacris Chingy) L.T. Moe 4:07
2. "Hate It or Love It" Co-Stars 4:07
3. "Check My Swag" Micheal Davis 3:33
4. "Fly Like Me" (featuring Amerie) L.T. Moe 3:44
5. "Kick Drum" Jared Gossolin 3:40
6. "Gimme Dat" (featuring Ludacris & Bobby Valentino) Full Scale 4:08
7. "All Aboard (Ride It)" (featuring Steph Jones) Calvo da Gr8 4:04
8. "Trickin' Off (Skit)" L.T. Moe 0:22
9. "Spend Some $" (featuring Trey Songz) Bei Maejor 3:32
10. "2 Kool 2 Dance" L.T. Moe 3:47
11. "Lovely Ladies" Khao 4:17
12. "How We Feel" (featuring Anthony Hamilton) L.T. Moe 4:14
13. "Roll on 'Em" (featuring 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 "Ain't No Way" and "Remember When" were Japanese bonus tracks.

Leftover track
  • "St. Louis Niggaz" (Feat. Huey & Gena) (Length 3:55)

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2008) Peak
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


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