Rhyme & Reason (soundtrack)

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Rhyme & Reason
Soundtrack album by Various artists
Released January 14, 1997
Recorded 1996
Genre Hip hop
Length 64:40
Label Priority
Producer Dat Nigga Daz, Busta Rhymes, The Ummah, Crazy C, Fabian Hamilton, E-40, Studio Ton, RZA, MC Eiht, KRS-One, Beats By the Pound, Guru, Blac Earl, O.G. Style
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars link

Rhyme & Reason is the soundtrack to the documentary film, Rhyme & Reason Produced and Directed by Peter Spirer who also served as Executive Producer of the Soundtrack along with Charles X Block. It was released on January 14, 1997 through Priority Records and featured production from the likes of The Ummah, RZA and Beats By the Pound. The soundtrack found a great deal of success, peaking at #16 on the Billboard 200 and #1 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums and spawing the hit single "Nothin' But the Cavi Hit". The album was certified gold by the RIAA on March 17, 1997.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Nothin' But the Cavi Hit" – 4:03 (Mack 10 and Tha Dogg Pound)
  2. "Wild Hot" – 3:03 (Busta Rhymes and A Tribe Called Quest)
  3. "Reason for Rhyme" – 5:01 (8Ball & MJG)
  4. "Uni-4-Orm" – 4:44 (Ras Kass, Heltah Skeltah and Canibus)
  5. "Bogus Mayn" – 4:44 (Crucial Conflict)
  6. "Every Year" – 3:59 (E-40)
  7. "Tragedy" – 3:47 (RZA)
  8. "Represent" – 4:49 (MC Eiht)
  9. "Niggaz Don't Want It" – 4:55 (Lost Boyz)
  10. "Bring It Back" – 5:04 (KRS-One)
  11. "Is There a Heaven 4 a Gangsta?" – 3:35 (Master P)
  12. "Liquor Store Run" – 4:38 (Volume 10)
  13. "The Way It Iz" – 4:01 (Guru, KaiBee and Lil' Dap)
  14. "Business First" – 4:15 (Nyoo and DeCoca)
  15. "No Identity" – 4:02 (Delinquent Habits)

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