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Def Jam Gets 'Fast And Furious'
Def Jam Records will reprise its relationship with Universal Films this June by producing the star-studded soundtrack to the action flick "Fast And Furious." Due June 5, the soundtrack features hip-hoDef Jam Records will reprise its relationship with Universal Films this June by producing the star-studded soundtrack to the action flick "Fast And Furious." Due June 5, the soundtrack features hip-hop and soul notaries Faith Evans, Ludacris, Ja Rule, DMX, and Jay-Z, among others.
Def Jam plans to release no less than four singles from the star-studded album, including Vita's "Justify My Love" and Ja Rule's "Fast And Furious." The set also features a remix of the Limp Bizkit track "Rollin'" (featuring DMX, Redman, and Method Man) from the group's Interscope set "Chocolate Starfish And The Hot Dog Flavored Water."
"Fast And Furious," a tale of rival street-racing teams in Los Angeles, will star Paul Walker, Vin Diesel, and Michelle Rodriguez. The film is set to hit U.S. theaters on June 22.
Def Jam produced the platinum-selling soundtrack for Universal's 1996 film "The Nutty Professor," and its 2000 sequel, "Nutty Professor II: The Klumps," which debuted at No. 4 on The Billboard 200 and spawned Janet Jackson's No. 1 single "Doesn't Really Matter."
Here is the "Fast And Furious" track list:
Faith Evans featuring Ja Rule, Vita and Black Child, "Good Life (Remix)"
Ja Rule, "Fast And Furious"
Ludacris, "Ludacris (Area Code)"
Vita, "Justify My Love"
R. Kelly, "Untitled"
Ja Rule, "Life Ain't A Game"
Shawna, "Say Ah"
Ja Rule featuring Lil Mo, "Put It On Me (Remix)"
Tank, "In Life"
Jay-Z (track TBA)
DMX/Iceberg (track TBA)
Black Child, "The Prayer"
Limp Bizkit featuring DMX, Redman, and Method Man, "Rollin (Remix)"
Scarface (track TBA)