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Boyz N the Hood soundtrack

Boyz N the Hood (1991)
Product detail
Format: CD
UPC: 07599266432
Label: Warner Bros
Label number: 26643
Running time: 59m22s
Shipping date: July 9th, 1991
Product availability
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Album Tracklist
1.  How To Survive In South Central - Ice Cube [3:41]
2.  Just Ask Me To - Tevin Campbell [4:10]
3.  Mama Don't Take No Mess - Yo-Yo [4:07]
4.  Growin' Up In The Hood - Compton's Most Wanted [4:13]
5.  Just A Friendly Game Of Baseball - Main Source [4:03]
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Soundtrack Q & A
Q: The song "Someday" was playing when the kid (Doughboy) gets arrested the first time. What is the name of the song and the artist? Thank you so much. (from Kiffinee in Winston-Salem, NC)
A: It's called "OO oh child" by chi-lites. (thanks to SGT, San Diego, CA , U.Sadd more info
A: It is also by the Five Stairsteps (thanks to jvreid, scotlandadd more info
A: The Five Stairsteps (thanks to Classic Soul & Beatmaster Ent, New Yorkadd more info

Q: What is the name of the song played at the end of the movie? (from ike in miami)
A: "South Central" by Ice Cube. (thanks to Stingray, Illinoisadd more info
A: "How to Survive in South Central" (thanks to J.B., Impe, CAadd more info

Q: When Doughboy was young arguing with his mom, what song was playing on their record player? (from rayy in indiana)
A: "Sign of the Power" (thanks to keesh25, chicago Illadd more info
A: I think its called "Sun Showers." I know for sure it's made by Dr. Buzzard's Savanna Band. Just look for Dr. Buzzards and you'll find it. (thanks to Eric, Chicago, iladd more info

Q: When his dad is getting his gun and getting ready to shoot the burgler, what's the record playing?
...from SSDD in romania (answer SSDD's question)

Q: What is the track playing in the car that pulls up and a shotgun is pointed at Tre when he is walking home from the BBQ? It's a classic and I know I have it somewhere. (from Steveyboy in Cambridge, UK)
A: It's Ice Cube and the song is called "A Bird in the Hand." You can find it on Ice Cube's album Death Certificate. (thanks to B-Tizzle, Hameln,Germanyadd more info
A: Boyz n the Hood = 1991. Death Certificate = 2003. 12 years to release a song... I'm thinking it's the original song Ice Cube sampled to make "A Bird in the Hand." (thanks to Niko, floridaadd more info
A: Death Certificate came out October 31, 1991. This could have been the instrumental. (thanks to ntt, CAadd more info

Q: What's the song playing when Tre and Ricky are taking the SAT test? (from Eric in Chicago, il)
A: The song I'm thinking of is "Summer Madness" by Kool and the Gang (thanks to Kim, Las Vegasadd more info
A: No, it's not "Summer Madness." I think it's by Stanley Clarke but I still can't find the name of it. (thanks to Eric, Chicago, ILadd more info

Q: In the scene when Cuba Gooding Jr. stops that car and then those black men rolled down the window and pointed that shotgun at him, what song was that playing in the car? (from trav in nj)
A: Already answered by someone, but it's "A Bird In The Hand" by Ice Cube (thanks to flyfolife, Ontario,Caadd more info

Q: What's the song playing when they are in the car and they are searching for the three that shot the brother? (from markarin in Independence, MO)
A: "Black on Black Crime" by Stanley Clarke (thanks to geedup4rmfeatup, LA homeboyadd more info

Q: What song is playing when Tre and Ricky decide to split up in the alley?
...from Joshua in Georgia (answer Joshua's question)

Q: What song is playing when Ricky and Tre are driving in his blue volkswagon and Tre admits that he lied to his father? Ricky was eating some sort of sandwich. (from Salah in Greenville, North Carolina; USA`)
A: "Just Ask Me To" by Tevin Campbell (thanks to Joe, Spokane, WAadd more info

Q: When Tre is suspended and he is walking home, what's the song the guy is playing in the car he passed? (from dboy in Columbia)
A: "Jam On It" by Newcleus (thanks to Martin0431, Dallas, TXadd more info

Q: What song is playing when Tre and his father are talking at the sea?
...from das in london (answer das's question)

Q: What song is playing when Ice Cube comes out and a car passes, playin' a song loud? Ice Cube said "dawm that sh*t is bumpin" (from cmar in California)
A: "It's Your Life" by Too Short.. off the Life Is Too Short album (thanks to chilibean, Atlantaadd more info

Q: What song is playing on the car radio when Tre's father takes him home at the beginning of the movie?
...from Jojo in Cheshire (answer Jojo's question)

Q: What is the song/artist we hear playing when Furious and Tre are riding the car? I think song starts out "Ooo child thing are going to get better". (from Jae-Dub in Marlin, TX)
A: I think the song you;'re looking for is "O-o-h Child" by Five Stairsteps (thanks to Sanders, Gateshead, Englandadd more info

Q: What song is playing when the mother of the young Ice Cube was lecturing and yelling at him? All I hear is "...sunshower..." I would like to know the name the of the old group or the name of the song? It's from 1975 or so. (from nicky in new york)
A: Dr Buzzard's Original Savanna Band (thanks to Re$$e, Harlemadd more info

Q: What song is playing at the end when Tre and Doughboy are sitting on the porch and Tre tells Doughboy he has one brother left? It's got a jazz feel to it, very soft sounding saxophone. (from LittleBigMe in UK)
A: "Summer Madness" by Kool & The Gang (thanks to Risha, Phoenix, Azadd more info

Q: What is the song playing when Ice Cube's character says "o shit Rick!" and sees that red car pass him? It sounds like Stanley Clark sax, but I am not sure. The song continues when Cuba Godding Jr turns around and says "Rick!" (from lwilliam in Tallahassee, Fl)
A: It's called "Black on Black Crime" by Stanley Clarke. I had to find this song fast after watching it again in a long time. (thanks to Rufus, USA Indianaadd more info

Q: What music is playing at the very end as Tre is walking in the house? It switches from Cool n the Gang song to a string instrument as the picture fades to black and the movie title fades in. I believe it might be original music. Thanks.
...from Scott in US (answer Scott's question)

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