NBA 2K8 Soundtrack Detailed

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2K Sports has detailed the full soundtrack for NBA 2K8, which hits retail for the PS2, PS3 and 360 next week. Consisting of an eclectic mix of old-school hip-hop and various other genres, NBA 2K8 contains classic tracks from the likes of The Highlighters Band, Ernie and The Topnotes, Billy Ball & The Upsetters, The Fabulous Jades, Run-DMC, Devo, Cut Chemist, Fishbone and Stone Roses, among many others. In addition, Common, Q-Tip, Talib Kweli, and Madlib have collaborated on three exclusive tracks in memory of the late hip-hop producer and MC, J Dilla (aka Jay Dee). Full soundtrack listing after the break. Sample some of the tunes at the NBA 2K8 website.

“J. Dilla was one of the industry’s greatest talents,” said Q-Tip. “This recording is reflective of his legacy and of the wonderful body of work that he left behind.”

“For the NBA 2K8 soundtrack, we wanted to produce something diverse that bridges modern hip-hop with its rich heritage in funk and groove,” said Tim Rosa, 2K Sports Director of Brand and Lifestyle Marketing. “In addition to showcasing some of J Dilla’s finest and unreleased cuts with marquee artists like Common, Talib Kweli and Q-Tip, we’ve included a diverse group of artists whose music really captures the spirit of the game.”

NBA 2K8 Soundtrack:

· J Dilla feat. Madlib “The Official (2K8 Mix)”

· J Dilla feat. Q-Tip & Talib Kweli “Lightworks”

· J Dilla feat. Common “E=MC2”

· Run-DMC “Sucka MC’s”

· Stone Roses “Fool’s Gold”

· Breakestra “Getcho Soul Together Pt. 2”

· Fishbone “Skankin to the Beat”

· Tommy Guerrero “Molotov Telegram”

· Percee P “Throwback Rap Attack”

· Quasimoto “Chrome Dreams”

· Devo “Through Being Cool”

· Quantic “When You’re Through”

· J. Rocc “Cold Heat Megamix”

· Cut Chemist “Bunky’s Pick”

· Billy Ball & The Upsetters “Tighten Up Tighter”

· The Highlighters Band “Funky 16 Corners”

· A Guy Called Gerald “Hurry to Go Easy”

· Sonic Trip “Energy Play”

· Baron Zen “Turn Around (Peanut Butter Wolf Instrumental Mix)”

· Finley Quaye “Ultra Stimulation”

· G-Love & Special Sauce “Shooting Hoops”

· Ernie & The Topnotes “Dap Walk”

· The Fabulous Jades “Cold Heat”

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