Bulworth (soundtrack)

Bulworth The Soundtrack is the soundtrack to Warren Beatty's 1998 film Bulworth. It was released on April 21, 1998 via Interscope Records and consists of hip hop music. The album is composed of fourteen songs and features performances by the likes of B-Real, Canibus, Dr. Dre, Eve, Ice Cube, Kam, KRS-One, LL Cool J, Mack 10, Mýa, Pras, Prodigy, Public Enemy, The Black Eyed Peas, Witchdoctor, Youssou N'Dour, and Wu-Tang Clan's Cappadonna, Method Man, Ol' Dirty Bastard and RZA, among others.

Bulworth The Soundtrack
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Soundtrack album by
Various Artists
ReleasedApril 21, 1998
Recorded1997-1998
GenreHip hop
Length58:53
LabelInterscope
Producer
Singles from Bulworth
  1. "Ghetto Supastar (That Is What You Are)"
    Released: June 9, 1998
  2. "Zoom"
    Released: June 9, 1998
  3. "How Come"
    Released: 1998
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3/5 stars[1]
The A.V. ClubN/A[2]
Entertainment WeeklyB[3]
Robert ChristgauB+[4]

The album peaked at number 10 in the United States, at number 17 in New Zealand, at number 39 in Austria and at number 98 in Germany.

In 2012, Complex placed the album at No. 24 on their 'The 25 Best Hip-Hop Movie Soundtracks Of All Time'.[5]

Track listingEdit

No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
1."Zoom" (performed by Dr. Dre and LL Cool J)4:15
2."Ghetto Supastar (That Is What You Are)" (performed by Pras, Ol' Dirty Bastard and Mýa)4:26
3."How Come" (performed by Canibus and Youssou N'Dour)
  • Wyclef Jean
  • Jerry Duplessis
4:08
4."Bulworth (They Talk About It While We Live It)" (performed by Method Man, KRS-One, Prodigy and Kam)DJ Muggs4:24
5."Holiday/12 Scanner" (performed by Witchdoctor)
  • R.O.B.
  • Emperor Searcy
4:48
6."The Chase" (performed by RZA)R. DiggsRZA4:12
7."Eve of Destruction" (performed by Eve)Mel-Man3:50
8."Maniac in the Brainiac" (performed by Mack 10 and Ice Cube)4:36
9."Freak Out" (performed by Nutta Butta and Anonymous)Teddy Riley4:56
10."Joints & Jams" (performed by The Black Eyed Peas and Ingrid Dupree)
3:33
11."Run" (performed by Cappadonna)
RZA4:42
12."Lunatics in the Grass" (performed by B-Real & Sick Jacken)
3:31
13."Kill Em Live" (performed by Public Enemy)Gary G-Wiz3:26
14."Bitches Are Hustlers Too" (performed by D-Fyne)
  • B. Major
  • D. Saulsberry
  • J. Ward
  • O. Ratliff
  • Don White
  • Eddie B
4:06
Total length:58:53

ChartsEdit

Chart (1998) Peak
position
Austrian Albums (Ö3 Austria)[6] 39
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)[7] 98
New Zealand Albums (RMNZ)[8] 17
US Billboard 200[9] 10
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[10] 4

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "Bulworth [Original Soundtrack] - Original Soundtrack | Songs, Reviews, Credits". AllMusic. Retrieved December 21, 2018.
  2. ^ Rabin, Nathan (April 19, 2002). "Various Artists: Bulworth: The Soundtrack". The A.V. Club. Retrieved December 21, 2018.
  3. ^ Browne, David (April 24, 1998). "Bulworth: The Soundtrack". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved December 21, 2018.
  4. ^ Christgau, Robert. "Robert Christgau: Album: Bulworth: The Soundtrack". www.robertchristgau.com. Retrieved December 21, 2018.
  5. ^ Barone, Matt (November 1, 2012). "24. Bulworth - The 25 Best Hip-Hop Movie Soundtracks Of All Time | Complex". Complex. Retrieved December 21, 2018.
  6. ^ "Austriancharts.at – Soundtrack – Bulworth" (in German). Hung Medien. Retrieved December 21, 2018.
  7. ^ "Offiziellecharts.de – Soundtrack – Bulworth" (in German). GfK Entertainment Charts. Retrieved December 21, 2018.
  8. ^ "NZ Top 40 Albums Chart". Recorded Music NZ. June 14, 1998. Retrieved December 21, 2018.
  9. ^ "Soundtrack Bulworth -- The Soundtrack Chart History". Billboard 200. Retrieved December 21, 2018.
  10. ^ "Soundtrack Bulworth -- The Soundtrack Chart History". Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums. Retrieved December 21, 2018.

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