Snoop, James Brown Bring The Funk 'Undercover'
Hollywood Records brings the funk with the '70s-inspired soundtrack to the upcoming Universal comedy "Undercover Brother." Snoop Dogg's "Undercova Funk (Give Up the Funk)" will serve as the lead singlHollywood Records brings the funk with the '70s-inspired soundtrack to the upcoming Universal comedy "Undercover Brother." Snoop Dogg's "Undercova Funk (Give Up the Funk)" will serve as the lead single for the set, due May 21 and also featuring classics from James Brown, Gil Scott-Heron, Kool & the Gang, the Commodores, and the O'Jays.
The other new tracks on the set include "Whatever Happened to the Brotherhood" by Earth Wind & Fire, and a cover of LL Cool J's "I Need Love" by young rapper Lil J', recast as "I Need Luv (2002)."
The film, which opens May 31 in U.S. theaters, stars Eddie Griffin ("Double Take"), Chris Kattan ("Saturday Night Live"), Dave Chappelle ("Half Baked"), and Denise Richards ("Wild Things"). It follows the travails of Undercover Brother, a street-smart '70s private eye who takes on an underground movement aiming to overthrow the government.
Here is the tracklist for "Undercover Brother":
"Undercova Funk (Give Up the Funk)," Snoop Dogg
"Pick Up the Pieces," Average White Band
"Brick House," the Commodores
"Play That Funky Music (White Boy)," Wild Cherry
"Say It Loud (I'm Black and I'm Proud)," James Brown
"Love Train," the O'Jays
"Whatever Happened to the Brotherhood," Earth Wind & Fire
"The Revolution Will Not Be Televised," Gil Scott-Heron
"She's a Bad Mama Jama (She's Built, She's Stacked)," Carl Carlton
"Ladies Night," Kool and the Gang
"Got To Be Real," Cheryl Lynn
"All Night Long," Mary Jane Girls
"The Undercover Brother Theme Song," Stanley Clarke and LaMont Van Hook
"I Need Luv (2002)," Lil' J