Friday (soundtrack)

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Soundtrack album by Various artists
Released April 11, 1995
Recorded 1994-95
Genre West Coast hip hop, gangsta rap, hardcore hip hop, g-funk, funk, soul
Length 64:08
Label Priority/EMI
Producer Ice Cube, Dr. Dre, Sam Sneed, DJ Pooh, DJ Muggs, Bootsy Collins, E-A-Ski, E-Swift, Mr. Mixx, Roger Troutman, Ronald Isley, N.O. Joe, CMT
Friday soundtracks chronology
Next Friday
(1999)Next Friday1999
Singles from Friday
  1. "Keep Their Heads Ringin'"
    Released: March 7, 1995

Friday is the soundtrack album for the 1995 comedy film, Friday. It was released on April 11, 1995, on CD and cassette through Priority Records and consisted of hip hop and R&B music. The soundtrack reached No. 1 on the Billboard 200, where it held the position for two weeks, and the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart for six weeks. It also spawned the successful Dr. Dre single "Keep Their Heads Ringin'", which made it to No. 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 and No. 1 on the Hot Rap Tracks chart. The album was certified Double Platinum by the RIAA on June 4, 1996. A music video was shot for "Friday".

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars link
BrainOfHipHop 9/10 stars

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Producer Length
1. "Friday" Ice Cube Ice Cube 3:51
2. "Keep Their Heads Ringin'" (featuring Nancy Fletcher) Dr. Dre Dr. Dre, Sam Sneed 5:06
3. "Friday Night" (featuring CJ Mac) Scarface N.O. Joe, Teddy Knock 3:40
4. "Lettin' Niggas Know" Threat DJ Pooh, Rashad Coes 4:30
5. "Roll It Up, Light It Up, Smoke It Up" Cypress Hill DJ Muggs 3:37
6. "Take a Hit" Mack 10 Mack 10 4:36
7. "Tryin' to See Another Day" The Isley Brothers Ronald Isley, Angela Winbush 3:38
8. "You Got Me Wide Open" Bootsy Collins, Bernie Worrell Bootsy Collins, Ice Cube 4:43
9. "Mary Jane" Rick James Art Stewart 3:58
10. "I Wanna Get Next To You" Rose Royce Whitfield 3:59
11. "Superhoes" Funkdoobiest DJ Muggs, DJ Ralph M 3:44
12. "Coast II Coast" Tha Alkaholiks E-Swift 5:09
13. "Blast If I Have To" E-A-Ski CMT, E-A-Ski 4:00
14. "Hoochie Mama" 2 Live Crew 2 Live Crew, Mr. Mixx 3:00
15. "I Heard It Through the Grapevine" Roger Troutman Roger Troutman 6:49

10th Anniversary Edition "Old School Friday" bonus disc

  1. Mary Jane - Rick James
  2. Low Rider - War
  3. Freddie's Dead - Curtis Mayfield
  4. The Way You Do Things You Do - The Temptations
  5. I Wanna Get Next To You - Rose Royce
  6. I Heard It Through The Grapevine - Gladys Knight & The Pips
  7. Little Child Running Wild - Curtis Mayfield
  8. Get Up (I Feel Like Being A Sex Machine) - James Brown
  9. Heartbreaker (Part I, Part II) - Zapp
  10. The Chase - Hidden Faces
  11. Hangin' In The Hood - Hidden Faces

Chart positions[edit]

Album - Billboard (North America)

Year Chart Peak position
1995 The Billboard 200 1

See also[edit]

Preceded by
Throwing Copper by Live
Billboard 200 number-one album
May 13–26, 1995
Succeeded by
Cracked Rear View by Hootie & the Blowfish