Second Soundtrack Goes The Extra 'Mile'
On the heels of the huge chart success of the soundtrack to the Eminem-starring film "8 Mile" (Interscope), a second album of music featured in the film will hit stores Dec. 3. "More Music From '8 MilOn the heels of the huge chart success of the soundtrack to the Eminem-starring film "8 Mile" (Interscope), a second album of music featured in the film will hit stores Dec. 3. "More Music From '8 Mile'" will collect some of hip-hop's greatest hits from around 1995, when the movie takes place.
No Eminem songs will be featured on "More Music," which boasts no new tracks and is led by two Mobb Deep cuts, "Shook Ones, Pt. 2" and "Survival of the Fittest." Other artists whose work is included on the set include Notorious B.I.G., Naughty By Nature, Outkast, Ol' Dirty Bastard, 2Pac, and the Pharcyde.
The initial soundtrack to "8 Mile," which featured three songs by Eminem and other new tracks from Nas, Jay-Z, Rakim, 50 Cent, and Xzibit, debuted atop The Billboard 200 earlier this month and has sold 1.6 million copies in the U.S., according to Nielsen SoundScan.
As for "8 Mile," which had the second-highest-grossing opening weekend in history for an R-rated film, it has pulled in approximately $97.7 million at U.S. box offices in just over two weeks of release.
Here is the track list for "More Music from '8 Mile'":
"Shook Ones, Pt. 2," Mobb Deep
"Juicy," Notorious B.I.G. - 3
"Gotta Get Mine," MC Breed featuring 2Pac
"Feel Me Flow," Naughty by Nature
"Player's Ball," Outkast
"Get Money," Junior M.A.F.I.A.
"You're All I Need," Method Man and Mary J. Blige
"Shimmy Shimmy Ya," Ol' Dirty Bastard
"Bring Da Pain," Method Man
"C.R.E.A.M.," Wu-Tang Clan
"Runnin'," the Pharcyde
"Survival of the Fittest," Mobb Deep