Tales from the Hood (soundtrack)

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Tales from the Hood: The Soundtrack
Tales from the Hood OST.jpg
Soundtrack album by Various artists
Released May 9, 1995
Recorded 1994-1995
Genre Horrorcore, Gangsta Rap
Length 52:58
Label 40 Acres and a Mule Musicworks/MCA Soundtracks
Producer Darin Scott (Executive) ,Larry Robinson (Executive) , Rusty Cundieff (Executive) , Spike Lee (Executive) , Kathy Nelson (Executive) , Lisa Jackson (Executive) , Robert Bacon, Gerald Baillergeau, N.O. Joe, Mike Dean, Prodeje, Gravediggaz, Inspectah Deck, Spice 1
Singles from Tales from the Hood: The Soundtrack
  1. "Tales from the Hood"
    Released: September 5, 1995
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Tales from the Hood: The Soundtrack is the soundtrack to the 1995 horror film, Tales from the Hood. It was released on May 9, 1995 through MCA Records. It features songs from Spice 1, MC Eiht, Wu-Tang Clan, Face Mob featuring Scarface, Ol' Dirty Bastard, The Click and more.

The soundtrack, which consisted entirely of gangsta rap and hardcore rap, did very well on the Billboard charts, peaking at #16 on the Billboard 200 and #1 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums. Two months after its release, the soundtrack was certified gold by the RIAA on July 14, 1995 for sales of over 500,000 copies.

Domino and Chill's title track "Tales from the Hood" was the soundtrack's lone charting single becoming a hit on the rap charts, where it peaked at #8. Both "Tales From the Hood" and Wu-Tang Clan's "Let Me at Them" had promotional music videos released. Havoc & Prodeje's song "The Hood Got Me Feelin' the Pain" featuring Dawn Green also had a music video released.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Let Me at Them"- 3:39 (Wu-Tang Clan)
  2. "Face Mob"- 3:56 (Facemob featuring Scarface)
  3. "Tales from the Hood"- 4:17 (Domino featuring Chill)
  4. "Born II Die"- 4:35 (Spice 1)
  5. "Ol' Dirty's Back"- 4:10 (Ol' Dirty Bastard)
  6. "I'm Talkin' to Myself"- 5:13 (NME & Grench the Mean 1)
  7. "The Hood Got Me Feelin' the Pain"- 4:19 (Havoc & Prodeje featuring Dawn Green)
  8. "One Less Nigga"- 4:26 (MC Eiht)
  9. "From the Dark Side"- 3:47 (Gravediggaz)
  10. "Death Represents My Hood"- 4:24 (Bokie Loc)
  11. "Hot Ones Echo Thru the Ghetto"- 4:35 (The Click)
  12. "The Grave"- 5:37 (N.G.N. featuring Killa)

Charts[edit]

Chart (1995) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard 200 16
Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums 1

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