Soul Food (soundtrack)

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Soul Food
Soundtrack album by Various artists
Released August 19, 1997
Recorded 1996-1997
Genre Contemporary R&B, Hip hop
Length 56:35
Label LaFace
Producer Babyface, Teddy Riley, Timbaland, Sean "Puffy" Combs, Daryl Simmons, Jermaine Dupri, OutKast,
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Soul Food is the soundtrack to the 1997 film, Soul Food. It was released on August 19, 1997 through LaFace Records and mainly consisted of R&B music with a bit of some hip hop. The soundtrack was a huge success, peaking at #4 on the Billboard 200, #1 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart and was certified 2x Multi-Platinum on February 17, 1998. Four singles made to the Billboard Hot 100: "I Care 'Bout You", "What About Us?", "We're Not Making Love No More", and "A Song for Mama"--making it to 23, 16, 13, and 7 on the chart, respectively. The latter was a #1 R&B single. The soundtrack was also noted for the quartet group Milestone, consisting of K-Ci & JoJo and Babyface's brothers, Kevon and Melvin Edmonds, who all came together only once for their single and the movie appearance.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "A Song for Mama"- 5:01 (Boyz II Men)
  2. "Call Me"- 4:28 (BLACKstreet featuring Jay-Z)
  3. "I Care 'Bout You"- 4:35 (Milestone)
  4. "What About Us"- 4:22 (Total featuring Missy Elliott & Timbaland)
  5. "Don't Stop What You're Doing"- 5:11 (Puff Daddy featuring Lil' Kim)
  6. "We're Not Making Love No More"- 4:50 (Dru Hill)
  7. "Baby I"- 4:12 (Tenderoni)
  8. "Let's Do It Again"- 3:15 (Xscape)
  9. "In Due Time"- 3:53 (OutKast featuring Cee-Lo)
  10. "Slow Jam"- 4:43 (Monica & Usher)
  11. "Boys and Girls"- 4:16 (Tony! Toni! Toné!)
  12. "You Are the Man"- 4:13 (En Vogue)
  13. "September"- 3:36 (Earth, Wind & Fire)
  14. "Let's Get Married"- 4:23 (Jagged Edge)

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