More Than a Game (soundtrack)

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More Than a Game
Music Inspired by More Than a Game.jpg
Soundtrack album by Various artists
Released September 21, 2009
(see release history)[1][2]
Recorded 2007
Genre Hip hop, R&B
Label Zone 4, Interscope[3]
Producer Harvey Mason Jr(Executive) [4]
Polow da Don, Arlyn "A.D." Marshall, Boi-1da, HamSquad, C. Harris, Lil' C, Mars, Hit-Boy, Kanye West, Ke'Noe, Rich Boy, Jerome Harmon, Jared Evan, J. Valentine, Tank
Singles from More Than a Game
  1. "Heaven Sent"
    Released: August 4, 2009
  2. "The Realest"
    Released: August 9, 2009
  3. "Diamonds"
    Released: September 15, 2009
  4. "Forever"
    Released: August 27, 2009
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[5]
Entertainment Weekly (C-)[6]

Music Inspired by More Than a Game is the official album name for music taken from and inspired by the film More Than a Game. The film is centered on the life of LeBron James and was released in October 2009. The soundtrack and film were both executive produced by Harvey Mason, Jr. on behalf of Interscope Records and Lionsgate.[7] The soundtrack album was released on September 28, 2009 in the United Kingdom and September 29 in the United States.

Film synopsis[edit]

Main article: More Than a Game

More Than a Game is a 2009 documentary that follows NBA superstar LeBron James and four of his talented teammates through the trials and tribulations of high school basketball in Ohio and James' journey to fame. The trailer was released in April featuring the Mary J. Blige song "Stronger".

Singles[edit]

Track listing[edit]

1. Ester Dean - "Drop It Low" [feat. Chris Brown] 3:10

2. Drake and Eminem and Kanye West and Lil Wayne - "Forever" 5:57

3. T.I. - "King On Set" [feat. Young Dro] 3:43

4. Mary J. Blige - "Stronger" 4:03

5. Jay-Z - "History" 4:39

6. Rich Boy - "Top Of The World" [feat. Chili Chil] 4:04

7. Soulja Boy Tell'em - "I'm Ballin'" Produced By HamSquad 3:35

8. Ya Boy - "We Ready" 3:39

9. Hayes - "Go Hard 4:08

10. Jared Evan - "Frozen" 3:51

11. Charlie Wilson and Faith Evans and JoJo and Jordin Sparks and Omarion and Steve Russell and Tamar Braxton and Tank and Toni Braxton and Tyrese - "If You Dream" 5:03

Personnel[edit]

  • Executive Producer - Harvey Mason Jr.
  • Conception & Distribution - Interscope Records, Lions Gate Entertainment
  • Vocals - Ester Dean, Drake, T.I., Mary J. Blige, Jay Z, Rich Boy, Soulja Boy, Ya Boy, Hayes, Jared Evan, Tank
  • Guest Vocals - Chris Brown, Kanye West, Lil Wayne, Eminem, Young Dro, Chili Chil, Tyrese, Toni Braxton, Jordin Sparks, Omarion, Faith Evans, JoJo, Charlie Wilson, Tamar Braxton, Steve Russell
  • Producers - Jamal Polow da Don Jones, Mattew "Boi-1da" Samuels, C. Harris, D. Quinn, L. Edwards, Hit Boy, Kanye West, Hamsquad, Kenoe, Jason Perry, Jerome Harmon, Harvey Mason Jr., Jared Evan, J. Valentine, Durrell "Tank" Babbs, Arlyn "A.D." Marshall/
  • Production associates - Zone 4 Productions & Zone 4 inc, 1da-Boi Productions, The Smash Factory Productions, Very Good Beats, NIghtrydas Productions, Harvey Mason Media, Song Dynasty, HamSquad Inc.

Rehearse Fly[edit]

Country Format Date Label
United Kingdom Censored September 28, 2009 Polydor Records
Uncensored September 29, 2009
United States Censored
Uncensored
Interscope Records

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (2009) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[8] 81
US Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums[9] 18
US Billboard Top Rap Albums[8] 10
US Billboard Top Soundtracks[9] 12

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.allmusic.com/album/more-than-a-game-mw0000829370
  2. ^ https://itunes.apple.com/ca/album/more-than-game-music-inspired/id332158764
  3. ^ "Music Inspired By The Film More Than A Game: Original Soundtrack: Music". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2007-09-19. 
  4. ^ "Mason's Talents Not Limited to basketball - ARIZONA OFFICIAL ATHLETIC SITE". Arizonawildcats.com. 2007-08-03. Retrieved 2009-09-19. 
  5. ^ Thurston, Jason. Review: Music Inspired by More Than a Game. Allmusic. Retrieved on 2009-10-17.
  6. ^ Vozick-Levinson, Simon. Review: Music Inspired by More Than a Game. Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved on 2009-10-17.
  7. ^ "Harvey Mason Jr". Harveymasonmedia.com. Retrieved 2007-09-19. 
  8. ^ a b "Charts & Awards". allmusic.com. Retrieved 2010-05-28. 
  9. ^ a b "Charts & Awards". allmusic.com. Retrieved 2010-05-28.