Streets Is Watching (soundtrack)

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Streets Is Watching
Streets Is Watching soundtrack.jpg
Soundtrack album by
Various Artists
ReleasedMay 12, 1998 (US)
September 12, 1998 (UK)
Recorded1997–1998
StudioD&D Studios
GenreEast Coast hip hop, Hardcore Hip Hop, R&B
Length51:24
Label
ProducerMahogany, Damon Dash, Irv Gotti, Big Jaz, M.O.P., DJ Clue?, Ty Fyffe, Tone Capone, Ken Duro Ifill, Dinky Bingham, Christión, Barry Salter, Darrell 'Digga' Branch, AK47, Dave G
Singles from Streets Is Watching
  1. "It's Alright"
    Released: April 21, 1998
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic2.5/5 stars[1]

Streets Is Watching is the soundtrack for the film of the same name.[2] It was released on May 12, 1998 by Roc-A-Fella Records and Def Jam Recordings. The album helped served as a promotion of the up-and-coming artists on the label. The album fared well commercially reaching #3 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart and having two singles ("It's Alright" and "Love For Free") appear on The Billboard Hot 100. It has notable appearances from Jay-Z, Memphis Bleek, Ja Rule, Noreaga, Sauce Money, and DMX. Production is handled by a large array of artists including Dame Dash, Big Jaz and M.O.P..

Track listing[edit]

# Title Length Producer(s) Performer (s)
1 "It's Alright" 4:03 Damon Dash, Mahogany Memphis Bleek & Jay-Z
2 "Love for Free" 4:09 Dinky Bingham, Barry Salter (co-producer) Rell & Jay-Z
3 "Only a Customer" 5:29 Irv Gotti Jay-Z
4 "Pimp This Love" 3:39 Tone Capone, Christión (co-producer) Christión
5 "Murdergram" 4:54 Ty Fyffe Murder Inc.
6 "The Doe" 5:01 Darrell 'Digga' Branch Diamonds in da Rough
7 "Crazy" 4:24 Big Jaz Usual Suspects
8 "In My Lifetime (Remix)" 4:37 Big Jaz Jay-Z
9 "Your Love" 3:58 AK47, Damon Dash, Dave G Christión & Jay-Z
10 "Thugs R Us" 3:39 DJ Clue?, Ken "Duro" Ifill DJ Clue? & Noreaga
11 "My Nigga Hill Figga" 4:10 M.O.P. M.O.P.
12 "Celebration" 3:20 Mahogany Jay-Z, Memphis Bleek, Sauce Money & Wais of the Ranjahz

"Celebration" is edited on the explicit version of the album.

Charts[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Year Album Chart positions
Billboard 200 Top R&B/Hip Hop Albums
1998 Streets Is Watching #27 #3

Singles[edit]

Year Song Chart positions
Billboard Hot 100 Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks Hot Rap Singles
1998 "It's Alright" #61 #32 #9
1998 "Love for Free" #86 - #29

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ "Streets Is Watching – O.S.T.: Jay-Z: Music". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2012-03-10.