Hustle & Flow (soundtrack)
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|Hustle & Flow: Music From and Inspired by the Motion Picture|
|Soundtrack album by |
|Released||July 12, 2005|
|Genre||Crunk, gangsta rap, hardcore hip hop|
|Label||Grand Hustle, Atlantic|
|Producer||Clifford Harris, John Singleton, Detral Treadwell, Jason Geter, Kevin Liles (Executive Producers)|
Hustle & Flow: Music From and Inspired by the Motion Picture is the soundtrack album for the motion picture, Hustle & Flow. It features music by P$C featuring T.I. & Lil Scrappy, Mike Jones featuring Nicole Wray, Trillville, Juvenile featuring Skip & Wacko, Nasty Nardo, 8Ball & MJG, Lil' Boosie & Webbie and other artists. Also featured on the album are tracks performed by the film's star, Terrence Howard, in his lead role as the street hustler-turned-rapper, Djay. The skits on the soundtrack are sound clips from the film. It was released on July 12, 2005 on Grand Hustle and Atlantic Records.
The first single off the collection was the Lil Jon-produced "I'm a King (Remix)" by P$C featuring T.I. and Lil Scrappy. A music video was released for the song which featured all three rappers in the city of Atlanta and clips from Hustle & Flow. The second single was the remix of Webbie's "Bad Bitch," featuring Trina. The soundtrack has sold over 300,000 copies. The chorus to Nasty Nardo's track entitled "Lets Get a Room" samples Project Pat's song entitled "Make Dat Azz Clap (Back Clap)". The song number 4 in the track list "It's Hard out Here for a Pimp" produced by Three 6 Mafia won the Oscar for Best Original Song at the 78th Academy Awards ceremony and was performed on stage by the members of Three 6 Mafia.
|1.||"I'm a King (Remix)"||P$C featuring T.I. & Lil Scrappy|
|2.||"Swerve"||Lil Boosie & Webbie|
|3.||"Microphone (Skit)"||Djay & Pawn Shop Owner|
|4.||"It's Hard out Here for a Pimp"||Three 6 Mafia|
|5.||"Tell Me Why"||8Ball & MJG|
|6.||"Pussy Niggaz"||E-40 featuring Bohagon & Lil Scrappy|
|7.||"Whoop That Trick"||Djay|
|8.||"Bum Guy (Skit)"||Djay & Arnel's Drunk|
|10.||"Carbon 15's, A.K.'s & Mac 11's"||Boyz N Da Hood|
|11.||"Lil' Daddy"||Young City a.k.a. Chopper|
|12.||"Let's Get a Room"||Nasty Nardo|
|13.||"Booty Language"||Juvenile featuring Skip & Wacko|
|14.||"Bad Bitch (Remix)"||Webbie featuring Trina|
|15.||"We in Charge (Skit)"||Djay & Nola|
|16.||"Hustle & Flow (It Ain't Over)"||Djay|
|17.||"Still Tippin' (It's a Man's World Remix)"||Mike Jones featuring Nicole Wray|
|19.||"Get Crunk, Get Buck"||Al Kapone|
|20.||"Man Ain't Like a Dog (Skit)"||Djay|
|U.S. Billboard 200||30|
|"I'm A King"||U.S. Billboard Hot 100||67|
|"Bad Bitch (Remix)"||U.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs||48|
- Terrence Howard was to perform the Oscar-nominated song "It's Hard out Here for a Pimp" at the Oscars, but he declined. The writers of the song Jordan Houston, Paul Beauregard, of Three 6 Mafia and Frayser Boy Frayser Boy decided to perform the song along with Howard's co-star Taraji P. Henson and member Crunchy Black instead. The group won the Oscar for Best Original Song making them the first African American hip-hop group to win one. They also appeared in the movie.
- During the 2013 NBA Playoffs, the song Whoop that Trick has become very popular in Memphis during Memphis Grizzlies home games.