'Volume III' gets a release in early 2002...

The third RUFF RYDERS compilation featuring BUBBA SPARXXX, EVE, Ludacris andDMX, is set for release at the start of 2002.

The album, titled ‘Ruff Ryders Vol. III: In the ‘R’ We Trust’, is released in the UK on January 7. The record features a number of Ruff Ryders artists, and is said to be a return to the “basics” of the first compilation album of the series, ‘Ryde or Die: Volume I’.

Ruff Ryders president Chivon Dean told Billboard in the US: “We’d like ‘Volume III’ to be as successful as ‘Volume I’, so we went back to basics but with some new additives, of course.”

The likely tracklisting for the album is:

‘Dirrty (Club Anthem)’ featuring Drag-On and Petey Pablo

‘They Ain’t Ready’ featuring Jadakiss and Bubba Sparxxx

‘U, Me & She’ featuring Eve

‘Eastside Ryders’ featuring Styles and tha Eastsidaz

‘Rock Bottom’ featuring Fiend

‘We Don’t Give A Fuck’ featuring Drag-On and Fiend

‘Some South Shit’ featuring Fiend, Ludacris, and Yung Wun

‘Shoot Em in the Head’ featuring Styles

‘Keep Hustlin” featuring the L.O.X.

‘Gonna Be Sumthin” featuring Infa-Red & Cross and Aja

‘Friend of Mine’ featuring DMX

‘Can’t Let Go’ featuring Parle

‘Ruff Ryder All-Star Freestyle’