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Single by PMD featuring Das EFX
from the album Business Is Business
B-side "Leave Your Style Cramped"
Released September 10, 1996
Format Vinyl, Cassette, CD
Recorded 1996
Genre Hip hop
Length 4:06
Label RCA
Writer(s) Parrish Smith
Producer(s) 8-Off
PMD chronology
"Swing Your Own Thing"
"It's the Pee"

"Rugged-N-Raw" is the first single released from PMD's second album, Business Is Business. The song made it to three different Billboard charts, gaining the most success on the Rap charts where it peaked at 19. PMD's fellow Hit Squad members Das EFX contribute verses to the song.

Single track listing[edit]

  1. "Rugged-N-Raw" (Original)
  2. "Rugged-N-Raw" (Remix)
  3. "Rugged-N-Raw" (Original Instrumental)
  4. "Leave Your Style Cramped"
  5. "Rugged-N-Raw" (Solid Scheme Remix)


Chart Position
U.S. R&B / Hip-Hop # 89
Hot Rap Singles # 19
Hot Dance Music/Maxi-Singles Sales # 29