Boyz n the Hood (soundtrack)

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Boyz N the Hood
Boyz n the Hood OST.jpg
Soundtrack album by Various artists
Released July 9, 1991
Recorded 1990-1991
Genre Hip Hop, R&B, Jazz, G-Funk, Gangsta Rap
Length 59:32
Label Qwest/Warner Bros.
Producer John Singleton (Executive) , Ice Cube, Sir Jinx, Al B. Sure!, Kyle West, DJ Pooh, Rashad Coes, DJ Slip, The Unknown DJ, Main Source, Raphael Saadiq, DJ Jazzy Jeff, Mike "Fresh" McCray
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Boyz N the Hood is the soundtrack album to the 1991 film. It was released on July 9, 1991 through Warner Bros. Records and contained mostly hip hop music. The album was very successful, making it to #12 on the Billboard 200 and #1 on the Top R&B Albums chart and was certified gold by the RIAA on September 12 of that year. The soundtrack also spawned two singles, Tevin Campbell's "Just Ask Me To", which made it to #88 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #9 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks, and Tony! Toni! Toné!'s "Just Me and You". Songs that appear only in the movie and not on the album are "Jam on It" by Newcleus, "Sunshower" by Dr. Buzzard's Original Savannah Band, "More Bounce to the Ounce" by Zapp, "Sucker M.C.'s" by Run-D.M.C., "Let's Go" by Kool Moe Dee, and "Ooh Child" by The Five Stairsteps.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "How to Survive in South Central" - Ice Cube
  2. "Just Ask Me To" - Tevin Campbell and Chubb Rock
  3. "Mama Don't Take No Mess" - Yo-Yo
  4. "Growin' Up in the Hood" - Compton's Most Wanted
  5. "Just a Friendly Game of Baseball" (Remix) - Main Source
  6. "Me and You" - Tony! Toni! Toné!
  7. "Work It Out" - Monie Love
  8. "Every Single Weekend" - Kam
  9. "Too Young" - Hi-Five (Uncredited debut of Prodigy)
  10. "Hangin' Out" - 2 Live Crew
  11. "It's Your Life" - Too $hort
  12. "Spirit (Does Anybody Care?)" - Force One Network
  13. "Setembro (Brazilian Wedding Song)" - Quincy Jones
  14. "Black on Black Crime" - Stanley Clarke


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