On 4 August 1998, 21 days before the release of the soundtrack to the original Blade movie, one of its single was released. The non-charting “½ & ½” features labelmates Gang Starr and M.O.P trading boasting lines filled with war-based metaphors.

The year after the release the single appeared on the Gang Starr compilation album Full Clip: A Decade of Gang Starr.

Producer DJ Premier used samples from: