Love & Basketball (soundtrack)

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Love & Basketball
Love and Basketball OST.jpg
Soundtrack album by Various artists
Released April 18, 2000
Recorded 1999 - 2000
Genre R&B, Hip hop
Length 1 hours 04 minutes
Label Overbrook Records/Interscope Records
Producer Various
Professional ratings
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Allmusic 3/5 stars link

Love & Basketball is the original soundtrack to the 2000 film, Love & Basketball. It was released on April 18, 2000 through Overbrook Records and Interscope Records, and mostly consisted of contemporary R&B, with some hip hop. The soundtrack was a minor success, peaking at number 45 on the Billboard 200, 15 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums and number 9 on the [Top Soundtracks].

Track listing[edit]

  1. "I'll Go" — Donell Jones – 4:01
  2. "It Takes Two" — Rob Base & DJ E-Z Rock – 5:01
  3. "Dance Tonight" — Lucy Pearl – 3:50
  4. "Complete Beloved" — Black Eyed Peas – 4:19
  5. "I Like" — Guy – 4:48
  6. "Lyte as a Rock" — MC Lyte – 3:32
  7. "Holding Back the Years" — Angie Stone – 6:37
  8. "Love and Happiness" — Al Green – 5:01
  9. "Soul Sista" — Bilal – 4:20
  10. "Sweet Thing" — Rufus & Chaka Khan – 3:16
  11. "I Want to Be Your Man" — Zapp & Roger – 4:09
  12. "Fool of Me" — Me'Shell NdegeOcello – 3:30
  13. "This Woman's Work" — Maxwell – 3:58
  14. "Our Destiny" - Hinda Hicks - 4:16

Credits[edit]

  • Will Adams — Arranger, Producer, Engineer
  • Terence Blanchard — Composer
  • Bernie Grundman — Mastering
  • Kim Hill — Vocals (background)
  • Steve "Silk" Hurley — Arranger, Programming, Producer, Engineer, Mixing
  • James Lassiter — Executive Soundtrack Producer
  • Pilar McCurry — Executive Soundtrack Producer
  • James Mtume — Vocal Producer
  • Ali Shaheed Muhammad — Producer
  • Mitch Rotter — Soundtrack Executive Producer
  • Raphael Saadiq — Producer, String Arrangements
  • Angie Stone — Arranger, Producer, Vocal Arrangement

Miscellanea[edit]

The tracks "Our Destiny" performed by Hinda Hicks, "This Woman's Work" by Maxwell, and "I Go To Work" by Kool Moe Dee, which feature prominently in the movie, do not appear on the soundtrack. "This Woman's Work" by Maxwell is a cover of the song of the same name by Kate Bush. The film also features the hit song Just Got Paid by Johnny Kemp, which plays during the prom scene.

Charts[edit]

Billboard Music Charts (North America) - album

2000          Love & Basketball         Billboard 200              No. 45
2000          Love & Basketball         Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums     No. 15
2000          Love & Basketball         Top Independent Albums     No. 9

Billboard Music Charts (North America) - single

2000          "Dance Tonight"             Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs      No. 5