Belly (soundtrack)

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Belly
Soundtrack album by Various artists
Released November 3, 1998
Recorded 1997-1998
Genre Hip hop, R&B
Length 70:13
Label Def Jam Recordings
Producer Poke & Tone, Sean "Puffy" Combs, Lil Rob, R. Kelly, Irv Gotti(Exec.), DJ Premier, Guru, Swizz Beatz, Roy "Royalty" Hamilton, Hype Williams(Exec.)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars link

Belly is the soundtrack to the 1998 film of the same name. It was released on November 3, 1998 through Def Jam Recordings and featured production from the likes of Poke & Tone, Sean Combs and Swizz Beatz. The soundtrack was a success, peaking at #5 on the Billboard 200 and #2 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums, and spawned the single "Grand Finale" by rappers DMX, Method Man, Nas and Ja Rule. "Grand Finale" made it to #63 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks and #18 on the Hot Rap Singles.

In popular culture[edit]

The song "Top Shotter" was used as the entrance song for John Howard at UFC 101.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "No Way In, No Way Out"- 4:34 (Lady)
  2. "Devil's Pie"- 5:20 (D'Angelo)
  3. "Grand Finale"- 4:37 (DMX, Method Man, Nas & Ja Rule)
  4. "Never Dreamed You'd Leave in Summer"- 3:03 (Jerome)
  5. "What About"- 4:43 (Sparkle)
  6. "Two Sides"- 3:50 (Hot Totti AKA Vita)
  7. "Movin' Out (Movin' On University Mix)"- 5:03 (Mýa featuring Raekwon & Noreaga)
  8. "Top Shotter"- 3:22 (DMX, Sean Paul & Mr. Vegas)
  9. "Story to Tell"- 3:48 (Ja Rule)
  10. "Crew Love"- 3:47 (Jay-Z featuring Beanie Sigel & Memphis Bleek)
  11. "Sometimes"- 5:04 (Noreaga featuring Maze)
  12. "We All Can Get It On"- 3:17 (Drag-On)
  13. "Militia" (Remix)- 3:38 (Gang Starr, WC & Rakim)
  14. "Windpipe"- 4:48 (Wu-Tang Clan featuring RZA, Ghostface Killah & ODB)
  15. "Pre-Game"- 1:51 (Sauce Money featuring Jay-Z)
  16. "Tommy's Theme"- 4:22 (Made Men featuring The LOX)
  17. "Some Niggaz"- 3:06 (Half-a-Mil)
  18. "I Wanna Live"- 4:51 (Bravehearts)
  19. "The right man"- 3:29 (Frisco Kid)

Credits[edit]

7even- Bass

Percy Bady- Keyboards

S. Barnes- Composer

Rick Behrens- Assistant Engineer

Spencer Bellamy- Producer

Bravehearts- Performer

Chris Brickley- Assistant Engineer, Engineer

Dragon Cacinovic Chajch- Engineer

Gordon Chambers- Producer, Vocals (Background)

Lyor Cohen- Executive Producer

Sean "Puffy" Combs- Producer

Chandra Crawford- Vocals (Background)

D'Angelo- Performer

Dame Grease- Engineer, Producer

DJ Premier- Producer

DMX- Performer

Drag-On- Performer

M. Ennis- Composer, Editor

M. Epps- Composer

Gang Starr- Performer

Brian Gardner- Mastering

Stephen George- Engineer, Mixing, Programming

Ghostface Killah- Performer

Irv Gotti- Executive Producer, Producer

Guru- Producer

Half-A-Mill- Performer

Roy "Royalty" Hamilton- Drum Programming, Vocals (Background)

Hangmen 3- Producer

Anthony Harmon- Guitar (Bass)

Troy Hightower- Engineer, Mixing

Jean-Marie Horvat- Mixing

Hot Totti- Performer

Hype Williams- Executive Producer

Ken "Duro" Ifill- Mixing

Ja Rule- Performer, Rap, Vocals

Jay-Z- Composer, Performer

Cynthia Jernigan- Vocals (Background)

Jerome- Performer

J. Jones- Composer

Andy Katz- Vocals

Rich Keller- Engineer, Mixing

R. Kelly- Keyboards, Mixing, Producer, Vocals (Background)

Tony "CD" Kelly- Engineer, Mixing, Multi Instruments, Producer

Anthony Kilhoffer- Engineer, Programming

Knobody- Producer

Mike Koch- Assistant Engineer

Kevin Krause- Editor, Mixing

Lady- Performer

Gregg Landfair- Guitar

Lil Rob- Multi Instruments, Producer

Ron Lowe- Mixing Assistant

The LOX- Performer

Made Men- Performer

Maze- Performer

Memphis Bleek- Performer

Method Man- Performer

Mr. Vegas- Performer

Mýa- Vocals, Vocals (Background)

MYZ -Performer

Nas- Performer

Nastee- Engineer

Kendall D. Nesbitt- Keyboards, Vocals (Background)

Noreaga- Rap

Dave O'Donnell- Assistant Engineer

Ol' Dirty Bastard- Performer

Kenny Ortíz- Engineer

Sean Paul- Performer

Jayson Phillips- Composer

Poke- Producer

Raekwon- Performer, Rap

Ed Raso- Engineer

Claude "Weakhand" Reynolds- Assistant Engineer

Mario Rodriguez- Mixing

RZA- Engineer, Mixing, Performer

Eddie Sancho- Engineer

Sauce Money- Performer

R. Scott- Composer

Beanie Sigel- Performer

Jon Silver- Engineer

Sound Boy- Engineer

Sparkle- Vocals (Background)

Larry Sturm- Engineer, Programming

Swizz Beatz- Producer

Dexter Thibou- Assistant Engineer

Tone- Producer

D. Trotman- Producer

Tommy Uzzo- Engineer, Mixing

Jeff Vereb- Mixing Assistant

Patrick Viala- Engineer, Mixing

Doug Wilson- Mixing

Ted Wohlsen- Mixing

Stan Wood- Engineer, Programming

Wu-Tang Clan- Performer