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Encyclopedia > New Jack City (soundtrack)
New Jack City
Soundtrack of New Jack City
Artist(s) Various Artists
Released March 5, 1991
Recorded Various dates
Genre R&B/New jack swing
Length 48:42
Label Giant Records
Producer(s) Doug McHenry
George Jackson
Benny Medina
Cassandra Mills
Teddy Riley
Professional reviews
*All Music Guide 3.5/5 link

New Jack City is the original soundtrack to the 1991 film New Jack City. The soundtrack consists of eleven original singles performed by chart-topping R&B and hip-hop artist of the time. The music is heavily influenced by the New jack swing genre of R&B. Prominent artists and producers of the New jack swing era contributed to the soundtrack, including Guy with Teddy Riley, Keith Sweat, Color Me Badd, and Johnny Gill; Al B. Sure! produced the track "Get it Together", performed by F.S. Effect. Soundtrack refers to the recorded sound accompanying a visual medium such as a motion picture, television show, or video game. ... New Jack City is a 1991 crime-thriller film starring Wesley Snipes, Ice T, Mario Van Peebles, Judd Nelson and Chris Rock. ... The term Various Artists is used in the record industry when numerous singers and musicians collaborate on a song or collection of songs. ... March 5 is the 64th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (65th in leap years). ... See also: 1990 in music, other events of 1991, 1992 in music, 1990s in music and the list of years in music // Events 1991 was the year that grunge music made its popular breakthrough. ... A music genre is a category (or genre) of pieces of music that share a certain style or basic musical language (van der Merwe 1989, p. ... Rhythm and blues (or R & B) is a musical marketing term introduced in the United States in the late 1940s by Billboard magazine. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... The WB Shield used from 2003 to present day Warner Bros. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Doug McHenry is a film director and producer. ... George Jackson (January 6, 1958—February 10, 2000) is film director and producer. ... Benny Medina is a talent agent for Handprint Entertainment. ... This article needs cleanup. ... The All Music Guide (AMG) is a metadata database about music, owned by All Media Guide. ... Image File history File links Description: Rating stars. ... This is a list of film-related events in 1991. ... New Jack City is a 1991 crime-thriller film starring Wesley Snipes, Ice T, Mario Van Peebles, Judd Nelson and Chris Rock. ... Rhythm and blues (or R & B) is a musical marketing term introduced in the United States in the late 1940s by Billboard magazine. ... Hip hop music (also referred to as rap or rap music) is a style of popular music. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... During the late 80s, Al B. Sure! enjoyed a brief run as one of new jack swings most popular romantic singers. ...


The soundtrack reached #1 on Billboard's "Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums" charts, and #2 on "The Billboard 200". The single "I'm Dreaming" performed by Christopher Williams and "For the Love of Money" performed by Troop, Levert, and Queen Latifah, reached #1 and #12 on Bilboards "Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles" respectively.


Track listing

  1. "New Jack Hustler" — Ice T (4:44)
  2. "I'm Dreaming" — Christopher Williams (5:03)
  3. "New Jack City" — Guy (3:29)
  4. "I'm Still Waiting" — Johnny Gill (3:58
  5. "(There You Go) Tellin' Me No Again" — Keith Sweat (5:03)
  6. "Facts of Life" — Danny Madden (4:13)
  7. "For the Love of Money/Living for the City" — Troop, Levert, Queen Latifah (5:45)
  8. "I Wanna Sex You Up" — Color Me Badd (4:03)
  9. "Lyrics 2 the Rhythm" — Essence (4:06)
  10. "Get it Together (Black is a Force)" — FS Effect (4:24)
  11. "In the Dust" — 2 Live Crew (3:54)

Tracy Marrow (born February 16, 1958), better known as Ice T or Ice-T, is an American rapper, singer and actor. ... Christopher Williams is an African-American R&B singer, best known for being an artist on Uptown Records in the 1990s. ... Guy was a popular 1980s and 1990s hip-hop, funk, R&B and soul band that was one of the early pioneers of hip-hop/R&B music and which set a trend in the early 1990s in a movement called the New Jack Swing. ... Johnny Gill on the cover of his self-titled 1990 album Johnny Gill (born May 22, 1966 in Washington, D.C.) is an R&B singer best known as a member of quintet New Edition. ... Keith Sweat (born Keith Crier on July 22, 1961 in Harlem, New York), is a popular African American R&B/soul singer, songwriter, record producer and a major contributor to the New jack swing era. ... Troop is an R&B group from from Pasadena, California. ... LeVert is an R&B group, formed in Ohio in 1984, comprising of Sean and Gerald Levert, the sons of OJays founder Eddie LeVert, as well as Marc Gordon. ... Latifah on the cover of her 1999 autobiography Dana Elaine Queen Latifah Owens (born March 18, 1970) is an American Grammy Award-winning rap artist and singer, and an Academy Award-nominated actress. ... Color Me Badd were a male R&B vocal group which was formed in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. ... 2 Live Crew is a controversial rap group, largely due to the sexual themes of one album, As Nasty As They Wanna Be (1989). ...

Credits

Doug McHenry is a film director and producer. ... George Jackson (January 6, 1958—February 10, 2000) is film director and producer. ... Benny Medina is a talent agent for Handprint Entertainment. ... This article needs cleanup. ...

Charts

Billboard Music Charts (North America) - album Billboard is a weekly American magazine devoted to the music industry. ...

 1991 New Jack City The Billboard 200 No. 2 1991 New Jack City Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums No. 1 

Billboard Music Charts (North America) - single Billboard is a weekly American magazine devoted to the music industry. ...

 1991 Facts of Life Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles No. 91 1991 For the Love of Money/ Living for the City Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles No. 12 1991 I'm Dreaming Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles No. 1 1991 I'm Dreaming The Billboard Hot 100 No. 89 1991 I'm Still Waiting Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles No. 27 1991 New Jack Hustler Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles No. 49 1991 New Jack Hustler The Billboard Hot 100 No. 67 

 
 

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