This or That is the collaborative album by American hip hop artists Sway & King Tech and DJ Revolution. It was released on June 15, 1999 through Interscope Records. Production was handled mostly by King Tech & DJ Revolution, except for several tracks were produced by Cut Chemist, DJ Nu-Mark, KutMasta Kurt, Main Source and RZA. It features guest appearances from Big Daddy Kane, Canibus, Chill Rob G, Chino XL, Crooked I, Dilated Peoples, Eminem, EPMD, Eric B. & Rakim, Gang Starr, Heltah Skeltah, Inspectah Deck, Jayo Felony, Jurassic 5, Kool Keith, KRS-One, Main Source, Malik B., Pete Rock & CL Smooth, Pharoahe Monch, Planet Asia, Redman, RZA, Tech N9ne and Xzibit among others.

This or That
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Studio album by
ReleasedJune 15, 1999
Recorded1998–1999
StudioAxis Studios (Los Angeles, CA)
GenreHip hop
Length1:01:55
LabelInterscope
Producer
Sway & King Tech chronology
Concrete Jungle
(1991)
This or That
(1999)
Back 2 Basics
(2005)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4/5 stars[1]

The album was a mild success, peaking at 107 on the Billboard 200 and 30 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums.

Both a single and promotional music video was released for the song "The Anthem".

Track listingEdit

No.TitleProducer(s)Length
1."Reality Check" (featuring Gang Starr) 0:48
2."Warning"DJ Revolution0:34
3."The Number One Crew"DJ Revolution1:54
4."Cyrus" 0:34
5."The Anthem" (featuring RZA, Tech N9ne, Eminem, Xzibit, Pharoahe Monch, Kool G Rap, Jayo Felony, Chino XL and KRS-One)King Tech4:25
6."Rev's Intro"DJ Revolution0:49
7."Rework the Angles" (featuring Dilated Peoples)KutMasta Kurt2:38
8."My Name Is" (Outro Mix)DJ Revolution0:41
9."Canibus Remix" (featuring Canibus)DJ Revolution1:10
10."NY Niggaz" (featuring Guru) 4:00
11."Above the Clouds" (featuring Gang Starr and Inspectah Deck) 1:54
12."Underground Tactics" (featuring Heltah Skeltah, Crooked I and Planet Asia)King Tech4:25
13."Improvise" (featuring Jurassic 5)3:03
14."I Know You Got Soul" (featuring Eric B. & Rakim) 1:05
15."Looking At the Front Door" (featuring Main Source)Main Source1:18
16."They Reminisce Over You (T.R.O.Y.)" (featuring Pete Rock & C.L. Smooth) 1:35
17."Court Is In Session" (featuring Chill Rob G) 1:15
18."So What Cha Sayin'" (featuring EPMD) 0:39
19."Ugly People Be Quiet" (featuring DJ Cash Money and Marvelous) 2:29
20."Ego Trippin' 99" (featuring Kool Keith and Motion Man)King Tech2:47
21."3 to the Dome" (featuring Big Daddy Kane, Chino XL and Kool G Rap)King Tech4:55
22."Get You Mad" (featuring Eminem)King Tech4:21
23."You Wanna Battle"DJ Revolution0:50
24."1.9.8.6. Remix" (featuring Rasheed, Ill Advised, Malik B. and Black Thought)DJ Revolution2:52
25."Clientele" (featuring Dirty Unit)
  • King Tech
  • DJ Revolution (co.)
5:33
26."Belly of the Beast" (featuring Bobby Digital)RZA2:41
27."KRS-One Intro" 0:35
28."Chali 2na Freestyle" 0:57
29."Canibus Freestyle" 1:29
30."Redman Freestyle" 0:34
31."Sonja Blade Freestyle" 0:57
32."Wake Up Show Trivia"King Tech2:32
Total length:1:01:55

ChartsEdit

Chart (1999) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[2] 107
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[3] 30
US Heatseekers Albums (Billboard)[4] 1

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Conaway, Matt. "This or That – Sway & King Tech". AllMusic. Retrieved September 9, 2019.
  2. ^ "Sway And King Tech Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard.
  3. ^ "Sway And King Tech Chart History (Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums)". Billboard.
  4. ^ "Sway And King Tech Chart History (Heatseekers Albums)". Billboard.

External linksEdit

Sway & King Tech featuring DJ Revolution – This Or That at Discogs (list of releases)