Boyz n the Hood (soundtrack)
|Boyz N the Hood|
|Soundtrack album by Various artists|
|Released||July 9, 1991|
|Genre||Hip Hop, R&B, Jazz, G-Funk, Gangsta Rap|
|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|
Boyz N the Hood is the soundtrack 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.
- "How to Survive in South Central" - Ice Cube
- "Just Ask Me To" - Tevin Campbell and Chubb Rock
- "Mama Don't Take No Mess" - Yo-Yo
- "Growin' Up in the Hood" - Compton's Most Wanted
- "Just a Friendly Game of Baseball" (Remix) - Main Source
- "Me and You" - Tony! Toni! Toné!
- "Work It Out" - Monie Love
- "Every Single Weekend" - Kam
- "Too Young" - Hi-Five (Uncredited debut of Prodigy)
- "Hangin' Out" - 2 Live Crew
- "It's Your Life" - Too $hort
- "Spirit (Does Anybody Care?)" - Force One Network
- "Setembro (Brazilian Wedding Song)" - Quincy Jones
- "Black on Black Crime" - Stanley Clarke
- Tony! Toni! Toné!'s "Just Me and You" was later sampled in Chingy's "Don't Worry", which featured Janet Jackson and was released as the second single from his platinum album "Powerballin'".