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The Wash (soundtrack)

The Wash (The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) is the soundtrack to DJ Pooh's 2001 comedy film The Wash. It was released on November 6, 2001 through Aftermath/Doggystyle/Interscope Records. Composed of seventeen tracks, the album featured performances from film stars Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg, among other hip hop and R&B artists, such as Bilal, Bubba Sparxxx, Busta Rhymes, D12, Joe Beast, Knoc-turn'al, LaToiya Williams, Soopafly, Truth Hurts and Xzibit. Production was handled by several record producers, including Bryan-Michael Cox, Focus..., Hi-Tek, James Poyser, Megahertz, Mel-Man, Timbaland and Vikter Duplaix.

The Wash
The Wash (Front).jpg
Soundtrack album by
Various artists
ReleasedNovember 6, 2001
Singles from The Wash
  1. "Bad Intentions"
    Released: January 7, 2002
  2. "The Wash"
    Released: March 18, 2002
Professional ratings
Review scores
AllMusic3/5 stars[1]
NME3.5/5 stars[2]

The album peaked at number one in the Billboard 200 and moved 785,000 units, achieving gold status by the Recording Industry Association of America on February 28, 2002. The recording won the 2002 Stony Award for Best Soundtrack.[4]

It spawned two singles in 2002: "Bad Intentions" and "The Wash", which were released on January 7 and on March 18 respectively.


Track listingEdit

1."On the Boulevard" (performed by Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg)
  • D. Drew
  • E. Mollet
  • S. Green
Jelly Roll4:28
2."Benefit of the Doubt" (performed by Truth Hurts and Shaunta)Mel-Man4:50
3."Blow My Buzz" (performed by D12)5:08
4."Bring 2" (performed by Bilal)4:20
5."Bad Intentions" (performed by Dr. Dre and Knoc-turn'al)
6."Get Fucked Up With Me" (performed by Xzibit)
Jeremy "J-Z" Jackson4:35
7."My High" (performed by Yero)
  • D. Young
  • J. Austin
  • B. Cox
  • J. Rome
8."Holla" (performed by Busta Rhymes)Dr. Dre4:02
9."Bubba Talk" (performed by Bubba Sparxxx)Timbaland3:48
10."Good Lovin'" (performed by Shaunta)
11."Riding High" (performed by Daks and R.C.)
12."Gotta Get Dis Money" (performed by Soopafly)P. BrooksPriest "Soopafly" Brooks4:51
13."Don't Talk Shit" (performed by Ox)
14."Everytime" (performed by Toi)P. BrooksPriest "Soopafly" Brooks4:05
15."Str8 West Coast" (performed by Knoc-turn'al)
  • R. Harbor
  • A. Young
Dr. Dre2:54
16."No" (performed by Joe Beast)
  • M. Bradford
  • J. Ingram
17."The Wash" (performed by Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg)
Total length:1:08:42

Tracks from the original motion pictureEdit

Compilation creditsEdit

Engineers include Dave Aron, Greg Burns, Jeff Burns, Steve Baughman, Keith Cohen, Brian Michael Cox, Claudio Cueni, Vikter Duplaix, Richard Huredia, Jeff Kanan, Mauricio Iragorri, Steven King, Steve Penny, Tony Prendatt, Ted Reiger, Tom Rounds, Senator Jimmy D, Soopafly, Tom Sweeney, Drew Thomas, Sam Thomas, Darrell Thorp, John Tyree, Urban Kris, Duke Wagner, Kieran Wagner, Pop Wagner, Joe Warlick, Scott Whiting, Adam Williams.

Vocals include Bubba Sparxxx, Philip De Marks Jr., Deana Evans, Diane Gordon, Mamie Gunn, Kathy Merrick, Traci Nelson, Timbaland, Barbara Wilson, David B. Young and Tweet.

Additional keyboards include Mel-Man, James Poyser, Camara Kambon, Soopafly, Scott Storch,

Production Coordination include Andrew Van Meter, Kirdis Tucker, Angelo Sanders, Larry Chatman, Damon "Bing" Chatman, Lupe Ceballos.

Guitar players include Sean Cruse, Charile Bereal, Bill Pettaway.

Other credits include Jason Clark (Art Direction, Design), Jimmy Douglas (Mixing), Brian Gardner (Mastering), Chris Gehringer (Mastering), Jason Goldstein (Mixing), Don Harris (Bass), Joel C. High (Music Supervisor), Tim Izo (Flute), Kirv (Piano), Denaun Porter (Drum Programming), Jason Rome (Producer, Instrumentation), Carlos Warlick (Mixing).

Chart historyEdit

Chart (2001) Peak
Canadian Albums (Billboard)[5] 9
French Albums (SNEP)[6] 21
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)[7] 31
Dutch Albums (Album Top 100)[8] 15
US Billboard 200[9] 19
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[10] 5
US Top Soundtracks (Billboard)[11] 2


Region Certification Certified units/Sales
United States (RIAA)[12] Gold 500,000^

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone


  1. ^ Birchmeier, Jason. "The Wash - Various Artists | Songs, Reviews, Credits". AllMusic. Retrieved February 16, 2019.
  2. ^ Fadele, Dele (September 12, 2005). "Dr. Dre : The Wash O.S.T". NME. Retrieved February 16, 2019.
  3. ^ Juon, Steve 'Flash' (November 21, 2001). "v/a :: The Wash Soundtrack :: Aftermath/Doggystyle/Interscope". Retrieved February 17, 2019.
  4. ^ "Cannabis Cup Winners - 2002 Stony Awards". Cannabis Cup Winners. High Times. Retrieved 2019-02-16.
  5. ^ "Soundtrack The Wash Chart History". Canadian Albums Chart. Retrieved February 17, 2019.
  6. ^ " – Soundtrack / Dr. Dre – The Wash". Hung Medien. Retrieved February 17, 2019.
  7. ^ " – Soundtrack – The Wash" (in German). GfK Entertainment Charts. Retrieved February 17, 2019.
  8. ^ " – Soundtrack / Dr. Dre – The Wash" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved February 17, 2019.
  9. ^ "Soundtrack The Wash Chart History". Billboard 200. Retrieved February 17, 2019.
  10. ^ "Soundtrack The Wash Chart History". Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums. Retrieved February 17, 2019.
  11. ^ "Soundtrack The Wash Chart History". Top Soundtracks. Retrieved February 17, 2019.
  12. ^ "American album certifications – Various Artists – The Wash". Recording Industry Association of America. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH. 

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