Ruff Ryders' Anthem
|"Ruff Ryders' Anthem"|
|Single by DMX|
|from the album It's Dark and Hell Is Hot|
|Released||May 5, 1998|
|Genre||Gangsta rap, east coast hip hop|
|Label||Ruff Ryders, Def Jam|
|DMX singles chronology|
"Ruff Ryders' Anthem" is a song by American hip hop recording artist DMX, released as the fourth single from his debut studio album It's Dark and Hell Is Hot (1998). It ranks at #79 on VH1's 100 Greatest Songs of Hip Hop. In the U.S. it peaked at #93 on the Billboard Hot 100.
It was produced by a then unknown record producer, Swizz Beatz. Instrumentally, it was famous for the catchy sitar looping sound. The song was released in 1998 as a B-Side to "Slippin'".[dubious ] The song is one of DMX's best known singles.
|U.S. Billboard Hot 100||94|
|U.S. Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks (Billboard)||33|
|"Ruff Ryders' Anthem (Remix)"|
|Single by DJ Clue? featuring DMX, Jadakiss, Styles P, Drag-On and Eve|
|from the album The Professional|
|Format||Radio airplay, 12" vinyl|
|Genre||Gangsta Rap, East Coast Hip Hop|
|Label||Roc-a-Fella, Def Jam|
|Producer(s)||Swizz Beatz, DJ Clue?, Ken "Duro" Ifill|
|DJ Clue? singles chronology|
DJ Clue Remix
"Ruff Ryders' Anthem (Remix)" features DMX, Jadakiss, Styles P, Drag-On, & Eve; and was released in 1999 as the third and final single from Clue's solo debut, The Professional (1998). The remix charted on Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs and was later on featured in Grand Theft Auto Liberty City Stories in the station "The Liberty Jam".
|U.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks||47|
- VH1's Greatest Songs of Hip Hop
- "DMX – Chart History: Billboard Hot 100". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved May 1, 2014.
- "DMX – Chart History: Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved May 1, 2014.
- "The Professional - DJ Clue? > Awards". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved April 8, 2013.
- on YouTube