Panther (soundtrack)

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Soundtrack album by Various artists
Released May 2, 1995
Recorded 1994-1995
Genre Hip hop, R&B
Length 77:23
Label Mercury
Producer Dallas Austin, Diamond D, Teddy Riley, Easy Mo Bee, Jermaine Dupri, Brian McKnight, QD III, Rodney Jerkins, Tony! Toni! Toné!,
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Panther is the soundtrack to the 1995 film, Panther. It was released on May 2, 1995 through Mercury Records and consisted of a blend of hip hop and R&B music, with production done by some of the genre's biggest names, including Dallas Austin and Teddy Riley. The soundtrack peaked at 37 on the Billboard 200 and 5 on the Top R&B Albums chart, and was certified gold on July 25, 1995.

Three singles made it to the Billboard charts, "Head Nod" by Hodge, "The Points", a collaboration between 12 of hip-hop's most popular artists and groups, and "Freedom (Theme from Panther)", a collaboration between over 60 female R&B singers and rappers.

Track listing[edit]

1. "Freedom (Theme from Panther)"- 4:47 (Aaliyah, Felicia Adams, May May Ali, Amel Larrieux, Az-Iz, Blackgirl, Mary J. Blige, Tanya Blount, Brownstone, Casserine, Changing Faces, Coko, Tyler Collins, N'Dea Davenport, E.V.E., Emage, En Vogue, Eshe & Laurneá (of Arrested Development), Female, For Real, Penny Ford, Lalah Hathaway, Jade, Jamecia, Jazzyfatnastees, Queen Latifah, Billy Lawrence, Joi, Brigette McWilliams, Milira, Miss Jones, Cindy Mizelle, Monica, Me’Shell NdegéOcello, Natasha, Pebbles, Pure Soul, Raja-Nee, Brenda Russell, SWV, Chantay Savage, Sonja Marie, Tracie Spencer, Sweet Sable, TLC, Terri & Monica, Vybe, Crystal Waters, Caron Wheeler, Karyn White, Vanessa Williams, Xscape, Y?N-Vee, Zhané)

2. "Express Yourself"- 3:48 (Joe)

3. "We'll Meet Again"- 4:43 (Blackstreet)

4. "Black People"- 4:11 (George Clinton, Belita Woods & Funkadelic)

5. "Let's Straighten It Out"- 4:05 (Usher & Monica)

6. "The Points"- 4:54 (Big Mike, Biggie Smalls, Bone Thugs-n-Harmony, Buckshot, Busta Rhymes, Coolio, Digable Planets, Heltah Skeltah, Ill Al Skratch, Jamal, Menace Clan & Redman)

7. "Slick Partner"- 2:46 (Bobby Brown)

8. "Stand (You Got To)"- 4:35 (Aaron Hall)

9. "The World Is a Ghetto"- 4:32 (Da Lench Mob)

10. "If I Were Your Woman" (Shanice & Female)

11. "We Shall Not Be Moved"- 4:49 (Sounds of Blackness & Black Sheep)

12. "A Natural Woman (You Make Me Feel Like)"- 3:48 (Female)

13. "Freedom" (Dirty Dozen remix)- 4:49 (MC Lyte, Meshell Ndegeocello, Nefertiti, Patra, Queen Latifah, Salt-n-Pepa, Left Eye of TLC, Da 5 Footaz, & Yo-Yo)

14. "Head Nod"- 3:33 (Hodge)

15. "Stand!"- 4:28 (Tony! Toni! Toné!)

16. "Don't Give Me No Broccoli and Tell Me It's Green's"- 6:17 (The Last Poets)

17. "The Star-Spangled Banner"- 3:12 (Brian McKnight, The Boys Choir of Harlem & Slash)

18. "The Ultimate Sacrifice"- 3:15 (Stanley Clarke)