Blog JBFC Mixtapes, Vol. 15: John Singleton Soundtracks

Posted June 10, 2019

By JBFC Customer Service Manager Tara Bongiorno

JBFC Mixtapes is an initiative from the Burns to highlight the music—from soundtracks to scores—that makes the cinematic experience so special. Following the passing of groundbreaking filmmaker John Singleton this April at the young age of 51, JBFC Customer Service Manager Tara Bongiorno compiled a mix of her favorite songs from Singleton’s films to not only celebrate his expansive oeuvre, but also honor his keen ability to use music to convey a sense of place. Stream Vol. 15 of the JBFC Mixtapes on Spotify now, then join us Thursday, July 18 at 7:30 for a memorial screening of Singleton’s directorial debut, Boyz n the Hoodas part of JBFC original series REMIX: The Black Experience in Film, Media, and Art.

 

JBFC Mixtapes, Vol. 15: John Singleton Soundtracks

  1. “How to Survive in South Central” by Ice Cube, from Boyz N The Hood (Singleton, 1991)
  2. “Sucker M.C.’s (Krush-Groove 1)” by Run-D.M.C., from Boyz N The Hood (Singleton, 1991)
  3. “Work it Out” by Monie Love, from Boyz N The Hood (Singleton, 1991)
  4. “Me And You” by Tony! Toni! Toné!, from Boyz N The Hood (Singleton, 1991)
  5. “Bonita Applebum” by A Tribe Called Quest, from Poetic Justice (Singleton, 1993)
  6. “Definition Of A Thug Nigga” by 2Pac, from Poetic Justice (Singleton, 1993)
  7. “Poor Man’s Poetry” by Naughty by Nature, from Poetic Justice (Singleton, 1993)
  8. “O-o-h Child” by The Five Stairsteps, from Boyz N The Hood (Singleton, 1991)
  9. “Eye” by Eve’s Plum, from Higher Learning (Singleton, 1995)
  10. “Love And War” by Anthony Hamilton feat. Macy Gray, from Baby Boy (Singleton, 2001)
  11. “Jam On It” by Newcleus, from Boyz N The Hood (Singleton, 1991)
  12. “Just To Keep You Satisfied” by Marvin Gaye, from Baby Boy (Singleton, 2001)
  13. “Again” by Janet Jackson, from Poetic Justice (Singleton, 1993)

 

JBFC original series REMIX: The Black Experience in Film, Media, and Art is presented with generous support from the National Endowment for the Arts. Join us June 27 for Mother of George, July 18 for Boyz n the Hood, and August 15 for Douvan Jou Ka Levé.

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