- Hustle & Flow (soundtrack)
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Name = Hustle & Flow
July 12, 2005
Gangsta rap/ Southern Rap
Grand Hustle Records/ Atlantic Records
Producer = Clifford Harris
John Singleton[http://www.myspace.com/docjam1 Detral Treadwell] Jason Geter Kevin Liles( Executive Producers)
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"Hustle & Flow" is the soundtrack album for the motion picture of the same name.
P$C, Mike Jones, Trillville, Juvenile, and other hip hop artists contributed tracks to the album which was released on July 12, 2005.
The first single off the collection was the
Lil Jon-produced "I'm A King" by P$C, featuring T.I.and Lil Scrappy, while the second single was the remix of Webbie's "Bad Bitch," featuring Trina. Also featured on the album were tracks performed by the film's star, Terrence Howard, in his lead role as the street hustler-turned-rapper, DJay. The soundtrack has sold over 300,000 copies.
Terrance Howardwas to perform the Oscar-nominated song "It's Hard Out Here For A Pimp" at the Oscars, but he declined. The writers of the song Jordan Houston, Paul Beauregard, of Three Six Mafiaand (Frayser Boy) Cedric Colemandecided to perform the song along with Howard's co-star Taraji P. Hensoninstead. The group won an Oscar for Academy Award for Best Songmaking them the first African American hip-hop group to win one. They also appeared in the movie.
Hustle & Flow
Whoop that Trick"
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