The Score: Memorable Movie Soundtracks

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  • Tony! Toni! Toné!, Ice Cube, Compton's Most Wanted
  • Tupac, Janet Jackson, Nate Dogg, Warren G, TLC, Mista Grimm, The Time, Chaka Demus & Pliers,
  • Outkast, Mystikal, Joe
  • Boyz II Men, Milestone, Usher, Monica, Dru Hill, Outkast, Cee-lo
  • Ice-T, Color Me Badd
  • Beyonce, The Roots, Bob Marley, Lauryn Hill, Case, Ginuwine, Tyrese, R.L.
  • Ill Al Skratch, Spike Lee, Outkast
  • Menace II Society soundtrack
  • Isaac Hayes, Gordon Parks
  • Diana Ross, Billie Holiday
  • Curtis Mayfield, Isaac Hayes, Snoop Dogg, Busta Rhymes
  • Chaka Khan, Sheila E, The Gap Band, LL Cool J, The Beastie Boys, Kurtis blow, Blondie
  • Ollie & Jerry, Rufus & Chaka Khan
  • Eddie Murphy, Toni Braxton, A Tribe Called Quest, Babyface, Boyz Ii Men
  • Big Daddy Kane, Aaron Hall, Tupac, Naughty By Bature, Eric B & Rakim,
  • Spike Lee, Branford Marsalis, Denzel Washington, Terence Blanchard, Cynda Williams
  • 2Pac, Warren G, Nate Dogg, Snoop Dogg, Lady Of Rage, SWV, H-Town
  • Whitney Houston
  • Whitney Houston, Aretha Franklin, Chaka Khan, SWV, Brandy, Mary J. Blige
  • Jay Z, Ja Rule, DMX, Rell
  • Duke Ellington, Lauryn Hill, John Coltrane, Dionne Farris
  • Prince

Boyz n the Hood

July 9 marks the 23rd anniversary of the release of the soundtrack to the classic film Boyz nthe Hood. The star-studded lineup included hits like Ice Cube's "How to Survive in South Central," Compton's Most Wanted's "Growin' Up in the Hood" and the R&B smash "Me and You" by Tony! Toni! Toné!. As we celebrate this classic release, let's take a look at a more movie soundtracks that made explosive impacts over the years. — Michael Harris (@IceBlueVA)

(Photo: Warner Bros.)

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