Butter (1998 film)

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Never 2 Big.jpg
Directed by Peter Gathings Bunche
Produced by Paul Hertzberg
Written by Peter Gathings Bunche
Starring Ernie Hudson
Nia Long
Donnie Wahlberg
Tony Todd
Music by Joseph Williams
Cinematography Nancy Schreiber
Edited by Daniel Duncan
Distributed by HBO Films
Artisan Entertainment
Release dates
Running time
101 min.
Country U.S.A.
Language English

Butter is a 1998 action film starring Ernie Hudson, Nia Long, Tony Todd and Donnie Wahlberg. It originally premiered on HBO as an HBO Original Film, but was later released to video by Artisan Entertainment as Never 2 Big.

The film follows corrupt record company executives who kill a singing sensation with a drug overdose rather than letting her leave their label and join another company. They then frame her foster brother for the murder forcing him to go on the run and to try to get the goods on the real killers.



Soundtrack album by Various artists
Released March 31, 1998
Recorded 1997-1998
Genre Hip hop, R&B
Label Relativity
Producer Kay Gee, DJ Paul, Juicy J, The Beatnuts, E-A-Ski, CMT

The soundtrack to the film was released on March 31, 1998, through Relativity Records and consisted of hip hop and R&B music.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Work"- 3:21 (Naughty by Nature, Mag & Castro)
  2. "Butta"- 3:48 (E-A-Ski)
  3. "Smiling Faces Sometimes"- 4:47 (Polyester Playaz)
  4. "Triple Six Klubhouse"- 2:44 (Lord Infamous)
  5. "M.O.B."- 4:06 (Hussein Fatal)
  6. "Broken Down"- 4:27 (Vincent Brantley)
  7. "No Ways Tired"- 4:54 (Nancey Jackson)
  8. "Pain"- 6:14 (Ohio Players)
  9. "Big Boy"- 3:31 (Indo G)
  10. "Sorry But It's Over Now"- 4:23 (Michelle Mitchell)
  11. "Hit 'Em"- 3:53 (Three 6 Mafia)
  12. "Off the Books"- 3:03 (The Beatnuts, Cuban Link & Big Punisher)
  13. "Superhero"- 4:22 (Christopher Williams)

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