Nostalgia will no doubt fuel my perception on the third Christmas album, Ryde Or Die, which I received on 18 December 2001. Drag-On solidified again as an outstanding player, while DMX, Eve, Jadakiss, Styles P, Sheek Louch and several off-roster players, including Petey Pablo and Ludacris, contributed to the project. Drag made his presence feel like he was in blistering fashion with newcomers Infa-Red and Cross in the “Street Team,” which is a dark, well-maintained road banger today. An instrumental up-tempo sinister from P. Killer, all three emcees, turn to the highlight verse,
“Get a full pound clip that’s going to put your ass beneath the ground, with a thunderous sound,” Raps Cross in the frenzied verse of the opening. Next is his rhyming partner Infa-Red, who lives up to his name with a certain threat.
Got bullets going through your stomach, I’m infa-red, then come out,’ he says before passing the Drag-On mic. He opened, before proving why many legalized it with the title of the strongest flow in the Double R camp, “There will be no copping on my block if I do not benefit from this drift?” “You get my drift. A more gloomy gem, maybe, but you should always revisit it.