Songs from Movies

Slam (1998)

Slam tells the story of Ray Joshua, an original, gifted young MC trapped in a war-zone housing project known as Dodge City. Unable to find a job, Ray copes with the despair and poverty of his neighborhood by using his wits and verbal talent. Written by Offline Publicist Young Ray Joshua lives in the Washington, DC, district known as Dodge City, which is dominated by gang wars. One day he is arrested when his drug dealer is gunned down while talking to him. He is put to prison where two rival gangs, Thug Life and the Union, want to recruit him as a member. A new digital restoration from a 35mm interpositive made in collaboration between Sundance Institute, the Academy Film Archive, and the UCLA Film & Television Archive premiered at the 2023 Sundance Film Festival.

The movie Slam, released in 1998, features 25 songs from artists like Esthero, DJ Spooky, Earth Wind & Fire and The Charlie Daniels Band. What is your favorite song from Slam?


Songs from Slam

What's Your Name
Country Livin' (The World I Know)
Time Is Running Out
Galactic Funk
DJ Spooky
Sex, Money & Drugs
Earth Wind & Fire
Phase Interlude
DJ Spooky
Thug Poetry
The Charlie Daniels Band
I Dare You
Love Unlimited
Anansi Abstrakt
DJ Spooky
Epilogue (Processed Digital Feedback)
DJ Spooky
Paid in Full
Hologrammic Dub
DJ Spooky
Prologue (The DuChamp Effect)
DJ Spooky
Primary Inversion
DJ Spooky
Take a Walk in My Shoes
Flipmode Squad featuring Busta Rhymes , Rampage , Spliff Starr (as Spliffstar),
I Can See
Tekitha & Cappadonna
Feel My Gat Blow
Mobb Deep
Q-Tip of A Tribe Called Quest
Sellin' D.O.P.E. (Drugs Oppress People Everyday)
Dead Prez
Ain't No Stoppin'
Brass Construction
Nihilismus Dub
DJ Spooky
The Terran of Alpha Centauri Year 2794
DJ Spooky
The Park
The Blackbyrds
High Density
DJ Spooky
DJ Spooky

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