X Gon' Give It to Ya

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"X Gon' Give It to Ya"
Single by DMX
from the album Cradle 2 the Grave
Released January 20, 2003
Format CD single, Vinyl single
Recorded 2002
Genre Gangsta Rap
Length 3:40
Label Ruff Ryders, Def Jam
Writer(s) Earl Simmons
Producer(s) Shatek
DMX singles chronology
"I Miss You"
"X Gon' Give It to Ya"
"Where the Hood At?"

"X Gon' Give It to Ya" is a song by American hip hop recording artist DMX, released as the lead single from the soundtrack, Cradle 2 the Grave. The song also appeared as a hidden track on DMX's greatest hits album, The Definition of X: The Pick of the Litter. The song found success on the charts, peaking at #60 on the Billboard Hot 100, #32 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs and #16 on the Hot Rap Tracks.


The song was produced by co-soundtrack organizer Shatek, and it was written by DMX. The song can be found on over 20 compilation albums.[citation needed] There also exists a radio edit in which the profanity is censored.[citation needed]

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Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2003) [1] Peak
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 60
U.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs 32
U.S. Billboard Hot Rap Tracks 16
UK Singles Chart 6
German Singles Chart 2
Swiss Singles Chart[2] 14