Ruff Ryders' Anthem

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Music video by DMX performing Ruff Ryders' Anthem. (C) 2001 The Island Def Jam Music Group

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Ruff Ryders' Anthem on Wikipedia
"Ruff Ryders' Anthem"
Single by DMX
from the album It's Dark and Hell Is Hot
ReleasedMay 5, 1998 (1998-05-05)
GenreGangsta rap, east coast hip hop
LabelRuff Ryders, Def Jam
Producer(s)Swizz Beatz
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.[1]


  • 1 Background
  • 2 Music video
  • 3 Charts
  • 4 DJ Clue Remix
    • 4.1 Charts
  • 5 References
  • 6 External links


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 – discuss] The song is one of DMX's best known singles.

Music video

The official music video features scenes where DMX and his crew are bodybuilding, while there are other scenes with motorbikes. The video features cameo appearances by the rap group Onyx, The LOX and Eve.


"Ruff Ryders' Anthem (Remix)"
Single by DJ Clue? featuring DMX, Jadakiss, Styles P, Drag-On and Eve
from the album The Professional
FormatRadio airplay, 12" vinyl
GenreGangsta Rap, East Coast Hip Hop
LabelRoc-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).[4] 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".


  1. ^ VH1's Greatest Songs of Hip Hop
  2. ^ "DMX – Chart History: Billboard Hot 100". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved May 1, 2014. 
  3. ^ "DMX – Chart History: Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved May 1, 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "The Professional - DJ Clue? > Awards". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved April 8, 2013. 

External links

  • "Ruff Ryders' Anthem" music video on YouTube

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